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I was being extra careful around her because her husband was an exec at the Label and I was in a minefield. Long story short, I threw a well attended Cocktail Party before her first show at the hotel and the week went fine.

MEMPHIS is a song about a guy calling "Long Distance Information" (if you don't know ask someone older) and asking to contact a girl "On the Southside, high upon a ridge, just a half a mile from the Mississippi Bridge."

TDR-Classic Artist and Song: BLONDIE and HEART OF GLASS. It must have been around 1978 that I was working Radio in St. Louis with our Distributor's two hot-shot Promo Guys: Greg Hagglund and Charlie Scott. (Going around with the local guys paid off in many ways, for on...

In each town he'd send his assistant and driver to the grocery store to buy a chicken, some potatoes, maybe collard greens or whatever else looked good and set him up backstage. Of course the aroma of frying chicken traveled all around back there and it wasn't...

Randy was really choked up. Then a famous Psychic came to town and Randy asked if I'd like to join him and one of his buds to see her, and I said, that I'd stop by after my Show.

I remember the song as a great Hop Record that came in handy when the boys were to shy to ask the girls to dance, we'd call a "Ladies Choice" and the floor would fill up.

What really cracked me up was when a swarm of groupies suddenly showed up back-stage on their mission, and one of the girls came over to us and said, "O.K., Which One Is Jethro?"

Late 70s: My late partner, Lee Arbuckle, and I were working in New Orleans and staying at the Rock & Roll hotel, The La Richelieu. We ran into the late promo rep, Jerry Barrett, who said he had Tom Waits at a Bossier City joint that night. He invited us and some other...

. E Street guitarist, rock and roll historian, and Sirius XM host Little Steven Van Zandt helped book the show, and the band played to sold out shows on Broadway where they were joyfully welcomed back.

We'll be visiting David again every once and a while at TDR remembering the highlights of his astronomical career, like this Clown singing ASHES TO ASHES from his 1980 album, "Scary Monsters and Super Creeps." We can't even guess at what must have bee...

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