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I don’t know anyone who isn’t happy about this

I don’t know anyone who isn’t happy about this

Steve Perry is back!!! Oh, already? The former Journey singer is 69 years old and I think he sounds terrific. He is releasing a new album called Traces on October 5 The attached link is a song called “No Erasin’.” If my math is correct, this song is his first new music in 20 years.…Read more »

Shopping with Steven Tyler

Shopping with Steven Tyler

Aerosmith was on The Today Show yesterday. If ya missed it, all you need to know is in the attached clip. Who wants to go to Vegas? Tickets go on sale for us regular folk on August 24th at 10am.Read more »

What was your first car?

What was your first car?

What was your first car? Do you wish you still had it? Mine was a Fire-Thorn Red 1977 Monte Carlo. HUUUUUGE! When it was time to upgrade, I was all too willing to get rid of it in fact I couldn’t wait to get rid of it. Now I wish I still had it. Here’s…Read more »

interesting history lesson

interesting history lesson

Believe it or not, there was a time when record companies bought TV ads to promote the release of albums. I used to LOVE seeing the occasional rock band on television. It was very seldom but very exciting. Those days are pretty much behind us, but someone has assembled a pretty great video of all…Read more »

HEAR Grand Island friends join Franzman

HEAR Grand Island friends join Franzman

Brent C. Lindner, T.J. Roe and Adam Armstrong joined me this morning to talk about The Hear Grand Island Music Fest goin’ on live downtown Railside (Grand island) tonight. It’s the last of a series of 10 shows. I feel summer winding down and I don’t like it! Watch the video.Read more »

Perhaps a parakeet?

Perhaps a parakeet?

According to a new survey, pet owners made more money than non-pet-owners. They were also happier and did almost double the amount of exercise as people who didn’t have pets. ALSO: Pet owners laughed more, were more relaxed, were less lonely and 31% of respondents said having a pet gives them a purpose in life.…Read more »

humble beginnings

humble beginnings

Aerosmith were recently part of an episode of American Pickers on the History channel. The hosts Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz were in Chesterfield, Massachusetts when they stumbled upon a 1964 International Harvester Metro truck that had Aerosmith’s name painted on the side. After a little investigating they confirmed that it was indeed the band’s…Read more »

Some times all the good stuff is on the cutting room floor

Some times all the good stuff is on the cutting room floor

CBS plans to re-release the Carpool Karaoke featuring Paul McCartney as a primetime special. The Late Late Show host James Corden said they left so much good material on the cutting room floor that they could extend his Carpool Karaoke into an entire show of never-before-seen footage. Great idea! Some times all the good stuff…Read more »

A Great Moment That Nobody Saw

A Great Moment That Nobody Saw

Dave Grohl said he jammed a Zeppelin song with Prince but there was nobody there to see it because the arena was empty. Oh, that stings but it is on CD and I wanna hear it. Watch Dave Grohl on Jimmy Kimmel and remember when he was just the drummer for Nirvana. Did anyone know…Read more »

Can’t Understand Why They’re So Cute

Can’t Understand Why They’re So Cute

…that’s what Kansas said in regards to the brother and sister kittens The Central Nebraska Humane Society brought in this morning. Watch the video and keep in mind that for the next week, there is a cat and kitten sale goin’ on (See shelter for details). 1312 Sky Park Rd, Grand Island, NE 68801 (308)…Read more »