In celebration of Tom Petty. Thank you for the music.
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The Rhinestone Cowboy’s Top Ten
You’ve probably loved a song Glen Campbell had a hand in creating, but probably had no idea he was involved!
RIP Ric Ocasek
In memory of Ric Ocasek, lead singer and writer for the rock band The Cars. The Cars burst onto the […]
Thanks Mark! A Shooting Star Top Ten!
Today I share with you another bit of Kansas City rock history with my Shooting Star top ten! Thanks for the inspiration Mark!
Runaway with Joan Jett!
Rocking with the all girl group The Runaways, Joan Jett paved the way for women in rock music!
Mother’s Day…It’s Hard to Find the Words
I was thinking about my mother and how I ached to hug her. She passed away unexpectedly in March of 2007. Not a day goes by that I don’t think about her. I want to write about her, but it is difficult and, quite frankly, I can’t find the words.
Radio, Radio! Elvis Costello’s Best!
Fans of Elvis Costello are often considered by most to be an eclectic bunch of music fans. I am proud to say I am a part of that fan base! I was first introduced to Elvis Costello back in my college days in Topeka, Kansas. I’ve been a fan since that time!
C’mon Dorothy, Never Heard of Kansas?!
C’mon Dorothy, Never Heard of Kansas?! It was late 1970-something and on my stereo turntable you would often find the rock group Kansas spinning and filling my room with good ol’ homegrown rock-n-roll.
Cold Gin Time Again!
“Cold Gin” is one of my favorite KISS songs. The rock group KISS and gin go together like rock goes with roll. It is also one of my favorite drinks on a hot summer night and when playing Cribbage.
Dwight’s Top Ten: 1,000 Miles from Kansas Pt. 2
Dwight’s Top Ten. #2 is a reminder that the late great Buck Owens was more than just the “guy from the TV show Hee Haw”!