Tag Archives: Rock ‘n’ Roll

The future’s uncertain and the end is always near – Jim Morrison

December 8, 1943 – July 3, 1971 Ship Of Fools The human race was dyin’ out No one left to scream and shout People walking on the moon Smog will get you pretty soon Everyone was hanging out Hanging up and … Continue reading

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Nothing lasts

I was talking to my Mom over Thanksgiving getting her thoughts on the mini-family reunion we had just attended. It had been years since I had seen some of these folks and I wanted to get her take on how … Continue reading

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Free Bird!

“Well I’m sittin’ down in San Anton’, Waiting on an eight o’clock train, My woman left me here last night, Things ain’t been quite the same, I gotta get back to Dallas, And tie up a few loose ends, I’m gonna work a week make a … Continue reading

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The day Rock ‘n’ Roll Died

“If you tried to give rock and roll another name, you might call it ‘Chuck Berry’.” – John Lennon In the song American Pie, Don McLean describes the day the music died with the death of Buddy Holly, “And the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Day Chuck Berry

Today is Chuck Berry’s 90th birthday. Whether you are a fan or not, and if you aren’t well I don’t even know what to think about you, prepare yourself for this, Chuck Berry invented Rock n’ Roll. That’s right. Without Chuck … Continue reading

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Radio waves

  One year for Christmas, Santa Claus brought me a handheld AM transistor radio from Sears as I recall. As a kid I was always amazed at how many of Santa’s gifts came from Sears but then again we always marked the … Continue reading

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