Our veterans segment this month has an Air Force love story…the 2nd Atlanta International Pop Festival, AKA the Byron Pop Festival, is 50 years old…Show Tunes Spotlight has a song with an interesting history…Del Ward talks about summer vacations…and stories behind the songs from the Essex, Tommy Dorsey, Everly Brothers and more.
This month The Greatest Memories pays tribute to Little Richard…Show Tunes Spotlight with John Jones looks at historic Broadway shutdowns…Del Ward shares memories of summertime…and an Air Force pilot during Vietnam. Plus great musical memories from Neil Diamond, Nat King Cole, Hank Williams and The Beatles.
An interview with Mark Lindsay of Paul Revere & the Raiders…The Library of Congress Veterans History Project…Who was the youngest actor to win a Tony Award?…Del Ward looks at books…And great musical memories from the Shirelles, Elvis Presley, Peggy Lee and Stevie Wonder.
For just over two years, five radio veterans brought local, personality radio back to Middle Georgia listeners on The Fox Classic Hits Network. The audience came to rely on Ben, Gail, Jim, Kim and Mary Therese, for great music and lots of useful local information. They came to rely on us during times of weather emergencies. And though we never faced anything like COVID-19, these five friends got back together, through social distancing, to talk about how we might be helping the listeners cope today.
On this special edition of The Greatest Memories, we spotlight our exclusive sponsors – The Cottages on Wesleyan, The Gables at Wolf Creek, The Cottages of Monroe and The Cottages at Woodland Terrace. Joy, Taryll, Nancy, Claudia and Margie will talk about some of the fun and creative things their residents, their staffs and outside community groups are doing to cope with the times we’re in due to COVID-19.