Category Archives: Music

R.I.P. Thom Bresh

We’re so sorry to hear the news that Thom Bresh has passed away. Among the many hats he wore, Thom (The biological son of legendary guitarist/entertainer Merle Travis) was one of the world’s great fingerstyle guitarists, a wonderful humorist and … Continue reading

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It’s 4/20 Day!

Since this is 4/20 day, it seemed appropriate to share this song from our very talented friend, the late Bob Young. FYI, in addition to writing and singing this song, EVERY instrument you hear was played by Bob. Few talents … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, “Hillbilly Cat”

He was born on January 8, 1935. He would have other nicknames over the course of his career, such as “Elvis the pelvis” and “The King of Rock & Roll” but, for the purpose of this discourse, I’d like to … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve … 1973?!?!?

Before the New Year’s afterglow completely wears off, allow us to share one of Steve’s year end celebrations from a previous life. It was New Year’s Eve of 1973 and Steve was on Chicago’s “Big 89” WLS radio counting down … Continue reading

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“I Will Love You Forever” Free Download Links

As promised, we premiered a beautiful new song by Carl Giammarese and Lisa McClowry titled “I Will Love You Forever” on our WGN Radio New Year’s Eve special. Carl and Lisa were generous enough to offer our listeners a free … Continue reading

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‘Tis The Season …

… and, with Santa’s arrival just days away, ’tis about time for us to, once again, share a couple of virtual presents with you. So, without further ado … The first of our presents is the Christmas song Steve wrote … Continue reading

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78s

The first two were by Chuck Berry and Carl Perkins. I clearly remember the day “Roll Over Beethoven” came home with me. I just stared at the spinning turntable as I played it over and over, amazed at both the … Continue reading

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Satan Is Her Name … P.S.

In a previous post I shared the backstory of the resurgence of interest in a record I cut in the 60’s, “Satan Is Her Name.” Well, since that post there have been a couple of addendums to the Satan saga … Continue reading

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Delbert’s Retirement Blues

Well, it seems the pandemic has claimed another victim. The good news is he’s still with us to tell the tale of the bad news, which is that he’s retiring. He is a legendary, Grammy Award winning, American blues rock … Continue reading

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Satan Is Her Name

The inspiration hit me one night in the 1960s.  I was walking back home from my, then, girlfriend’s house.  It was probably around 9 or 10 … PM.  I know walking alone at night might seem strange in light (or, … Continue reading

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