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Property Wars' Doug Hopkins, What Are You Listening To?

Doug Hopkins

Hopkins is the star of the Discovery Channel show, Property Wars. For more information, go here.

When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? Definitely Howard Stern. If I am not listening to Stern, I'm usually listening to KTAR or sports of some sort.

What's the first album you bought? Totally cliché, I know, but it was only the best-selling album ever, Michael Jackson's Thriller. What's the first concert you saw? That would be Night Ranger. What's your favorite concert you've ever been to? Kid Rock, no question.

What's the last song played on your music player? "You Never Even Called Me by My Name," David Allan Coe.

Preferred format: CD, vinyl, cassette, 8-Track or digital? Digital.

What's your favorite album? Led Zeppelin's Greatest Hits.

Who is your favorite singer or band? Led Zeppelin. What band do you wish was still together? Led Zeppelin or The Beatles.

What was your favorite new or new-to-you song from the past year? "Going to California," Led Zeppelin.

What one song would you play if you had a worldwide radio audience? Overboard and self-assured, Nirvana, "Smells Like Teen Spirit."

Who is your favorite local artist? The Chadwicks, the primo cover band in Arizona. What is your favorite local venue to see music? Desert Sky Pavilion. What is your favorite music video? Again, I must go with "Thriller."


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