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Derrick Hall, What Are You Listening To?

Derrick Hall

Hall is the president and CEO of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? Arizona Sports 620, KNIX or KMLE.

What's the first album you bought? Kiss, Love Gun.

What's the first concert you saw? Loverboy, opening act was Huey Lewis and the News.

What's your favorite concert you've ever been to? Taylor Swift, because we were in row one, and I just watched my 10-year-old daughter smile and sing the entire show.

What's the last song played on your music player? "Springsteen," by Eric Church.

Preferred format: CD, vinyl, cassette, 8-Track or digital? Vinyl. I wore out Fleetwood Mac's Rumors and Supertramp's Breakfast in America.

What's your favorite album? Frank Sinatra's Sinatra at the Sands.

Who is your favorite singer or band? The Police are my all-time favorite band.

Does your computer track how many times you've played something -- if so, what's at the top of the list? It does not, but it would be "Call Me Maybe" by Carly Rae Jepsen because we play it over and over thinking of video ideas for the team.

What was your favorite new or new-to-you album from 2011? Luke Bryan, Tailgates & Tanlines.

What one song would you play if you had a world-wide radio audience? "September" by Earth, Wind & Fire.

Who is your favorite local artist? Roger Clyne.

What is your favorite local venue to see music? The Rhythm Room.

What is your favorite music video? Men at Work's "Who Can it be Now."

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