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Category Archives: Music

What you may not know about the Star Spangled Banner

Francis Scott Key looking toward Ft. McHenry on the morning of September 14, 1812
Here’s a story you may not have heard about the Star Spangled Banner and a version of the song that will give you goosebumps!
On September 7, 1814, […]

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The Children of the World Project

As my radio alarm clock went off, one morning in March of 1985, I was awakened by the pure voice of a child singing the words, “We are the world. We are the children.” In my groggy state, I remember […]

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Gasoline Alley

In 1970, while attending a radio conference in New York, a friend took me to a small café in Greenwich Village. I remember that there was a juke box in the corner, blasting out song after song.
Suddenly, a large cheer […]

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The Thrill Is Gone: Rest In Peace Dear B.B. King

Photos by Bill Diven

On October 24, 1970, I had the pleasure of introducing the legendary B.B. King, in concert, at New Mexico State University. I remember he was soft-spoken and very personable. After the concert, we talked about why he […]

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