My latest iTunes podcast. Elvis Presley popularized the mix of country and R&B but Bill Haley was there first. Source material: Unsung Heroes of Rock and Roll, by Nick Tosches. Below, Elvis visits with Haley during Bill’s European tour.
My biggest radio market is a thousand miles away, based in a town I’ve never been to, and comprised of listeners I’ve never met. Here’s what Wikipedia says about Middleboune, West Virginia: ‘…a town in Tyler County, West Virginia, USA. The population was 815 at the 2010 census. It serves as the county seat of Tyler County.” Now, The Rock
I have several enduring memories of Crossroads, the room known as The Dark Side at Owen Sound’s historic Coach Inn. A drunk patron, perched on a stool. Arms fully stretched as if crucified between two tables. He’s passed out, facing down and I’m wondering how’s managed to hang in that position without crashing to the floor. Then there was a