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SUMMER CLEANING TURNS UP A TOWER RECORDS TRINKET

Did you ever have one of these? It’s amazing what we put away in a drawer and forget about, until we do a major cleaning. This past weekend while doing my own major summer cleaning, I found this trinket from Tower Records…still in its original wrapper with instructions – and then it hit me… I had bought two of these, ... Read More »

Happy Birthday Sir Paul McCartney

He’s 76. I knew that was the first question you were going to ask, so let’s just get it out of the way. As a member of The Beatles, they scored 21 #1 hits on Billboard’s Hot 100 and 17 chart toppers in the U.K. He has written and co-written 188 charted records that break down like this: 91 hit ... Read More »

Elvis Presley’s First Drummer D.J. Fontana Has Died

One of my most prized musical items is a Sun Records sleeve signed by Scotty Moore and D.J Fontana, who passed away Wednesday at the age of 87. In the mid-80’s, I had D.J over at the house for an entire afternoon- and tape was rolling as we talked…tomorrow I’ll be going through my archives looking for it. It was ... Read More »

Paul McCartney: New Album and Carpool Karaoke?

The Daily Edition has posted that Paul McCartney will have new album out tomorrow. If that’s the case, you have to give his organization credit for keeping it under wraps at this late stage in the game. Next Monday Sir Paul will celebrate his 76th birthday. Also next week he’ll be on The Late Late Show with James Corden during ... Read More »

Heat-Relief Station Locations Around The Valley

Today is another excessive heat day across the valley, which means hydration is essential for all of us. Here’s a list of heat relief stations providing water and areas to cool off anytime an Excessive Heat Warning is issued in the valley (like today). – STEVE GODDARD 605 E Broadway Ave, Apache Junction 85 E Saragosa St, Chandler 241 E ... Read More »