Bands and musicians

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From the Vaults: Rickey Medlocke

      There is no reason at all for readers to recognize the name Tom Dowdy.  Resplendent in his rhinestone encrusted shirt, he hosted an eponymously titled TV show in Jacksonville, Florida that featured a lot of the popular bluegrass and country artists of the day.  Roy Rogers even brought along his horse, Trigger.  Though his […]

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PMJ Rides again (still?) . . .

A Vintage ’50s Remake of “Sledgehammer,” featuring Noah Guthrie   We have an exciting PMJ debut this week – meet Noah Guthrie, an incredible young singer / songwriter that has already amassed a large follower, thanks to his musical gifts.  Check out what we did with Peter Gabriel’s 1986 hit, “Sledgehammer” – Watch on our […]

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FTV: Voice Lessons

      My mother has always loved to sing and even at age 93, she is unhappy when her Troubadour singing group fails to meet.  The Troubadours are a group at her residence (Brookridge Heights in Marquette) that gather on Sundays to sing and on the occasions when they don’t meet, she is always disappointed.  It […]

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FTV: Man on the Run

      “I hit the bottle,” he admits.  “I hit the substances.”  He was eaten up with anger – at himself, at the outside world.  He could describe it only as a barrelling, empty feeling rolling across his soul.     The excerpt above could be applied to any number of people down on their luck.  Paul McCartney […]

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