Here’s how to register for American Idol Auditions Saturday…
American Idol will hold live auditions in Baton Rouge this weekend. The singing competition show will be at the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center on Lafayette Street to hear talented hopefuls vying for that golden ticket to Hollywood. Those auditions will be held on Sunday, August 25, 2019. According to ABC, American Idol will be […]
Brunch With Benson-TURN IT UP!!!
Turn it up! On July 28, 1973 MCA Records introduces the newly signed Lynyrd Skynyrd to the press and explains how to pronounce the band’s name. Tune in for cool rock info and “The tastiest vinyl platters of rock” as I serve up “Brunch With Benson” every Sunday from 10am till 2pm.
BARRY STORM PREP-DON’T FORGET YOUR PETS
PROTECT YOUR PETS: BEFORE, DURING & AFTER A STORM Now that we are officially in hurricane season, there is no better time to begin preparing for the possible disruptions extreme weather can cause. You may already have the basic necessities stored away and your documents and photos easily accessible, but have you considered making preparations […]
Share This With The Boss While You Rock at Work!
PREPPING YOUR BUSINESS FOR BARRY: Over the next few days, Louisiana will experience torrential rain related to Tropical Storm Barry. When making preparations for your business, here are a few suggestions to best protect your network through the storm: • Go through your disaster recovery plan NOW, to make sure there are no kinks in […]
They’ll Be Here In 4 Days-Here Is Where It Started!
July 10, 1965 The Rolling Stones classic rocker “Satisfaction” was number one in the US on both the Cashbox and Billboard charts. In 2004 Rolling Stone magazine placed “Satisfaction” in the number two spot on its list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time, and in 2006 it was added to the Library of […]
WHEN ROCK WAS YOUNG…
July 9, 1988, Cheap Trick went to number one on the US singles chart with “The Flame,” the group’s only US No. 1. I saw them in concert with Uriah Heep and they were quite possibly the loudest bands I ever heard! Also On July 9th in 1983 The Police started an eight-week run […]
Jimi Doesn’t “Monkey” Around!
On July 7, 1967 The Monkees began a 29 date tour with Jimi Hendrix as a support act. Hendrix was dropped after eight shows, being told that his music was not suitable for a young audience. It sounds like an elaborate joke today: legendary acid rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix working as the warm-up for a […]
John Lennon said “Without Elvis, there would be no rock”…BUT read this!
History credits Sam Phillips, the owner and operator of Sun Records in Memphis, Tennessee, with the discovery of Elvis Presley, which is perfectly fair, though it fails to account for the roles of four others in making that discovery possible: The business partner who first spotted something special in Elvis, the two session men who […]
Southern Salutes John Walton with Guaranty GM Gordy Rush.
By: Michelle Southern All of our hearts are heavy today at Guaranty Media as we have lost a very important member of the radio industry family, and someone who was a part of this very team for nearly 20 years. John Walton of Walton and Johnson suddenly and tragically lost his life last night. His […]
Saying Goodbye to John Walton
Louisiana lost a legend Monday night as John Walton of the famed Walton and Johnson Show passed away. After an on-air run of close to forty years, including roughly half of that on Eagle 98.1, John battled and eventually succumbed to “medical issues that were too numerous to overcome.” Walton’s long-time co-host, Steve Johnson shared […]