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Television And Movie Notes

Some notes and comments on television and movies will follow.

It was great to see the legendary “American Bandstand” host, the late, great Dick Clark in a 1960 movie “Because They’re Young,” which aired on TCM last night. 80 more words

Remembering Prince: 1958 - 2016

Prolific superstar and artist extraordinaire Prince was found unconscious in his home on Thursday, April 21, 2016. I’ve now unwillingly committed those words to print, but although it’s been days since I first heard the news, I’m still not wanting to believe it’s true. 754 more words

Music, Arts And Entertainment

Dick Clark. My Distant Relative?

It was a typical weekday afternoon in the Quad-Cities, summertime 1969. Everyone alive at the time had their radios tuned to 1170  KSTT, or so I thought. 283 more words

Personal Stories

Watch “Bobby Darin – Splish Splash


Bobby Darin-Splish Splash

“Splish Splash” is a 1958 song performed and co-written by Bobby Darin. It was written with DJ Murray the K (Murray Kaufman), who bet that Darin couldn’t write a song that began with the words, “Splish Splash, I was takin’ a bath”, as suggested by Murray’s mother, Jean Kaufman. 581 more words


Today In Music History: 04/18/2016

Let’s do some tax day music trivia for you.

1) Let’s start on April 18th 1971 when The Jackson 5, Danny Thomas, and Bill Cosby were the guests on Diana Ross’ ABC-TV special, “Diana!” 224 more words


Classic Rock Almanac April 18, 2016


Today’s Question: Current Foreigner singer Kelly Hansen celebrates his 55th birthday today (April 18th).

Hansen’s best known pre-Foreigner band, Hurricane, featured the brothers of two members of which popular ’80s L.A. 458 more words