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The American Led Zeppelin

The American Led Zeppelin

The media often refers to them as The American Led Zeppelin. They call themselves ‘Get The LED Out’ and perform the music of Led Zeppelin. They bring their show to The Merryman Performing Arts Center in Kearney, NE on Thursday, Oct 17th at 7:30pm. I spoke with their lead Jimmy (His name is Paul Hammond).…Read more »

‘Me’ is out today

‘Me’ is out today

Described as one of the music world’s most anticipated memoirs gets its release today (10-15-19) It’s called ‘Me’ by Elton John. When asked about his memoir, Elton John said, “The book is incredible. It’s incredibly honest. And I’m so happy with it. If you think the film’s [Rocketman] out there, wait til you read the…Read more »

“*@!*K Yes!”

“*@!*K Yes!”

Every now and then you see posts online with pictures of a beautiful ocean home or cabin in the woods that begs the question, “Could you live here for free for one year but no cell phone”. My answer is always a quick and resounding, “*@!*K Yes!” It would be a piece of cake for…Read more »

this was enjoyable to watch

this was enjoyable to watch

The (band) Queen was featured on The Simpsons last night. It’s always great to see classic rock references on the Simpsons and this was hardly the first inclusion for Queen. They’ve had their music in numerous episodes over the years. I think my favorite is when Homer reels in the big fish. Watch a montage…Read more »

I finally understand

I finally understand

I get it now. I finally understand exactly why I hate Christmas. Don’t get me wrong, I believe in God. I just kinda cringe when Christmas season approaches and now I know why. IT STARTS TOO EARLY. I feel ‘Christmassy’ around mid-December…NOT in September! That’s it! That’s the reason for my hatred. It starts too…Read more »

remember when I got that ticket?

remember when I got that ticket?

It was probably 3 years ago I was haulin’ you-know-what somewhere near Ord, NE in the old Island van and I got a speeding ticket to the tune of 280 bucks! (none of us knew the van could go that fast). I finally came across this picture and can now describe to you what the…Read more »

Mandalay Bay Resort

Mandalay Bay Resort

David Lee Roth says that he decided to launch a solo residency in Las Vegas early next year because he felt paralyzed as a singer by Van Halen staying idle. David Lee Roth Rocks Vegas residency show at the House of Blues Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino beginning on January 8th through…Read more »

New Van Morrison

New Van Morrison

Van Morrison Announces New Album ‘Three Chords And The Truth’ Van Morrison announced that he will release his new album on October 25, and shared the album’s lead single, “Dark Night Of The Soul.” The 14-track Three Chords & The Truth was produced and written by the legendary vocalist. be available on CD/vinyl and digital…Read more »

something no one asked for

something no one asked for

Here’s something no one asked for: a sexy Mr. Rogers Halloween costume. Lingerie company Yandy’s is selling an outfit called the “Nicest Neighbor,” which is a risqué version of the signature tie and sweater worn by the late children’s TV icon – though, as FOX News points out, “this one is cropped to show off…Read more »