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To paraphrase Rob in "High Fidelity," some people never got over Vietnam, or the night their band opened for the Rolling Stones. I never got over 1976.
- The last day of WLS as a music station was 25 years ago tomorrow: wlshistory.com/jox/docduncan.… ~~ 5 hours ago
- To my freelance friends: today's Dorothy Parker's birthday. She once said the most beautiful words in English are "check enclosed." #TRUTH ~~ 5 hours ago
- About to bust off a 10 to 3 on @TodaysQ106. #AchievingMaximumTwang ~~ 8 hours ago
- RT @FakeAPStyleboox: The correct spelling is "syzygy." Now go back to your ELP albums and leave us alone. ~~ 12 hours ago
- RT @flavorwire: Trying to Make Sense of 'The Flying Nun' flvr.pl/1q3ckfG #BoomerAudit ~~ 12 hours ago
- Richard Pryor's 1977 special: nobody would ever put something like this on TV today: splitsider.com/2014/08/whats-… ~~ 1 day ago
- Local radio ad, in the middle of an otherwise acceptable piece of copy: "XXX can be relied upon for great service." #youredoingitwrong ~~ 1 day ago
- Pertinent to my new project // RT @GonzoVice: One of the advantages of being dead, I guess, is that somebody else can edit all this. ~~ 1 day ago
On the Listener Line
- Robert Palmer – Hard Head
- Blind Faith – Means To An End (Live)
- Derek & the Dominos with Duane Allman – Bottle Of Red Wine
- Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band – Meeting Across The River
- Bruce Springsteen – My Best Was Never Good Enough
- The Byrds – I'll Feel a Whole Lot Better
- Jim Croce – Operator (live)
- Johnny Lee – Cherokee Fiddle
- Mary Chapin Carpenter – Right Now
- Neil Sedaka – Steppin' Out
Further Fine Print
All text copyright 2004-2014 (ten years of blather!) by James A. Bartlett--not that it's going to stop anybody from stealing it or anything.
Opinions here are mine alone, and not those of anyone else, particularly my radio employer, Mid-West Family Broadcasting, my various freelance writing clients (gasbag for hire, America), my mom, or of any other entity, animal, vegetable, or mineral, either living or dead. Which is a line I think I stole from Larry Lujack.