Talkin’ Music with Jack – Woodstock

By Jack Coll 10-30-13       OK, we don’t need another article on Woodstock, we all know that three hundred thousand hippies attended the festival, no wait a minute, four hundred thousand, no that was five hundred thousand.  We all know that Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, Ten Years After all played ...

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Archbishop Kennedy – Just Once More

Archbishop Kennedy Just Once More 10-28-13      Just one more time I’d like to see Jim Sheedy, line up in the backfield at the Conshohocken “A” Field, split to the left of quarterback John Boudreau, the sun disappearing over the “A” Field scoreboard,  on a cool October evening, the Kennedy ...

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Talkin’ Music with Jack – A Social Justice, or Injustice, We Got A Song for That

 A Social Justice, or Injustice, We Got A Song For That By Jack Coll      If you’re a fan of Social Justice and Human Rights songs, you’ll love this week’s column, if you’re not a fan, we’ll see you next week.  I was brought up on the poor side of town, and from the time... Read More

1995 – Plymouth Whitemarsh – Greatest Football Team Ever

Plymouth Whitemarsh Greatest Football Team Ever By Jack Coll        Bruno, Tommy Bruno, way too skinny to be a quarterback, Moore, Key Moore, he just wasn’t that fast, Keaser, Vinnie, this kid was just way too small to be playing any high school sports, and then there was Robert Reed, a couple ...

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John “Yosh” Borusiewicz

John “Yosh” Borusiewicz A Man To Remember By Jack Coll I stopped by the John Borusiewicz Field the other day located at 13th Avenue and Hallowell Street, home of the Conshohocken Golden Bears practice facility. I wanted to check on the organization that has been around since 1961, see how they ...

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Soap Box Derby News

Congrats to Vinny Orler who recently won the 2013 Keystone Stock Championship. Vinny has been traveling the Northeast Corridor from Connecticut  to Maryland, a 10 week event when he claimed the All American and NDR- National Derby Rally Stock Championship. Vinny was awarded a championship ...

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Talkin’ Music with Jack – I Want My MTV

By Jack Coll      Sometimes Brian and I work late hours in the back of the shop, the front and back doors are locked, the lights get turned down and the gallery lights are turned off, indicating we’re closed.  The music gets turned up, and we’re able to go to a little harder rock and... Read More

Colonials Top Vikings in Suburban One Showdown.

Colonials Top Vikings in Suburban One Showdown By Jack Coll      The heavy rains ceased just as the refs were tossing the coin, but the rain drenched field would still have an effect on the game between Upper Merion and Plymouth Whitemarsh High Schools.  The Vikings won the coin toss and ...

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Talkin’ Music with Jack – One Hit Wonders

One Hit Wonders By Jack Coll 10-10-13   One hit wonders in the music world is one of my favorite subjects, I’m likely to write several columns about this subject in the coming months, everyone has a favorite one hit wonder.  I should define “One Hit Wonder,” in my music world a one hit ...

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Talkin’ Music with Jack – Wrong Lyrics, It Blows My Mind

By Jack Coll 10-2-13      I was in our wood working shop a few nights back cutting and gluing a number of frames when one of my all-time favorite songs comes on, “Young Americans” sung by David Bowie.  The song starts with this great 12 string guitar riff, then these Rockin’ horns, and Bowie’s ...

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