ZZ Top Issues Statement on Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey continues to ravage Houston, bringing along with it historic flooding and this is not only claiming lives and but also sending residents scrambling for their lives, grabbing anything that floats to stay above the rising waters.  Like the rest of the nation, Houston natives ZZ Top continue to watch on in horror, stricken by the grief that only comes with wanting to save everyone you see in those…

08/30/2017
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WATCH – Gregg Allman “Midnight Rider” LIVE @ the Grand Opera House in 1973

05/28/2017

Gregg Allman of the Allman Brothers Band passed away this weekend far too early for his fans. He and the band had many hits along the way, including “Whippin’ Post,” “Slip Away,” and “Melissa.” But he is probably best know for this hit “Midnight Rider” released in 1973. Here’s Gregg and the band performing live at the Grand Opera House in Macon, Georgia on September 10, 1973. Enjoy!

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Did ZZ Top Start Out as the 13th Floor Elevators?

05/25/2017

Yesterday we posted an image of ZZ Top with an interesting factoid about the band, stating that it has had the same three band members since 1969.  Among the comments, one reader stated that the band had actually started out under another name The 13th Floor Elevators, a name we were not familiar with and it sounds like–from the comments–most of our readers were not either. So, of course, we…

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Styx Has a New Song ! ‘Gone Gone Gone’ and It Rocks!

04/25/2017

Did you know? Styx has released their new song “Gone Gone Gone”, which is the first single from their forthcoming album “The Mission” scheduled be released on June 16th. This new record will be the group’s first studio release in over 14 years and they confirmed that it will be a concept album. Not sure what the concept is, but we like this song! You can pre-order the album at their website…

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Everything Netflix Is Adding–and Deleting–In March

02/26/2017

March is almost here and as usual, our good friends at Netflix has plenty of new TV shows and movies for us. Great movies being added, include Blazing Saddles to Kung Fu Panda. Unfortunately, when new movies & TV shows come in, old ones leave, so be sure to check out the list below and let us know what you are most excited to watch in March! Avail. 3/1/17 Angry Birds: Season…

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“Miracle on Ice” – USA Beats Russia in Hockey 37 Years Ago Today! 2/22/80

02/21/2017

Wow! We remember this like it happened yesterday. Nobody gave the USA Men’s Hockey team a chance for a medal before the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York–much less the gold! But coach Herb Brooks took his rag tag band of college players and molded them into one of the greatest Olympic teams of all time! Listen to Al Michaels call the final minute of that immortal game….

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Teen Proposes With … Box Of McDonald’s Chicken Nuggets?

It’s a move only a teenager would think of:  Kristian Helton, 19, of Lincoln, Illinois, popped the question to his girlfriend, Karsyn Long, 16 using–wait for it!–a box of McNuggets from McDonald’s.  Apparently, Mr. Helton knew how much his girlfriend’s loved the popular fast food chain, so he decided to place the ring in a 20-piece box of nuggets (Big Spender!).  Helton inserted the ring into the largest McNugget, in…

02/21/2017
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Doctors Urging People Over 40 To Stop Taking Ibuprofen Immediately – Here’s Why!

The next time you reach into your medicine cabinet looking for relief for a headache, backache or arthritis, you’ll want to be aware of important new safety information for non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as Advil and Ibuprofen.   The FDA is strengthening existing warnings on over-the-counter labels to indicate that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can increase the chance of a heart attack or stroke, either of which can lead to…

02/20/2017
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