Monthly Archives: March 2016

Alligator Records: A Brief History

Alligator Records recently announced their 45th Annivesary Compilation will be released on June 10, 2016.  Alligator has been one of our consistant new music pipelines and it seems appropriate to share a little of their history with our listeners.  I have read this info in various forms before, but it just hit me that label […]

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FTV; Bun E. Carlos

 His real name is Brad.  Brad Carlson.  His father owned a roofing business in Rockford, Illinois and by all accounts, he probably should have ended up working in the family business.  Back in 1927, his grandfather had helped put the roof on the building where Brad would eventually attend Junior High so it was certainly […]

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FTV: Quit the Band?

    I quit band once.  Junior High band.  It was a misunderstanding and I really didn’t quit, but for some reason everyone thought I did.  Everybody expected our mean old band director to get someone to quit;   it was always the director “who made them quit.”   No one had quit since early in the school year, […]

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God Save (the) Queen

From our friend Mitch in Oregon . . . I mean Oregoun! A MESSAGE FROM THE QUEEN   To the citizens of the United States of America from Her Sovereign Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. In light of your failure to nominate competent candidates for President of the USA and thus to govern yourselves, we hereby […]

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Puddles Pity Party Update

It seems that it has been almost a year since we last checked in with Puddles Pity Party.  It seems that he will be touring to some selected cities in the US soon.  He has recently been to Australia and by the looks of it, he is trying to ride his ‘party’ to the presidency […]

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