Clearlake, Iowa – Truly the Buddy Holly Story By Jack Coll

  Clearlake, Iowa—They have a lake called Clearlake!! Truly The Buddy Holly Story The Surf Ballroom and the Crash Site By Jack Coll In August 2016 Donna and I took a road trip that led us through several states on our way to South Dakota to view Mount Rushmore and the Crazy Horse ...

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A Christmas Gift for You from Phil Spector By Jack Coll

A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector By Jack Coll We listen to it every year, some of us in bits and pieces, some of us like me listen to the entire album, a few times during the course of the holidays, “A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector.” The Album is loaded... Read More

We’ve Only Just Begun – By Jack Coll

    Gone Too Soon Sometimes I Still Think About Her We’ve Only Just Begun By Jack Coll February 4, 2016   It was 33 years ago on February 4, 1983 that Karen Carpenter died from heart failure caused by chronic anorexia. Outsiders and fans were shocked by the death of Karen, but ...

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The Untimely Death of King Curtis, Marvin Gaye, Curtis Mayfield and Sam Cooke

  The Untimely Death Of King Curtis, Marvin Gaye, Curtis Mayfield and Sam Cooke By Jack Coll        Over the years way too many of our music talents have been taken from us way too early.  Most of us are more than familiar with the drug overdose deaths of, Hendrix, Morrison, Joplin ...

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Talkin’ Music with Jack

All This Weather Got You Down Yea, Me Too By Jack Coll   I think the majority of our readers would agree that the weather over the past couple of weeks has really sucked for any type of outdoor activity.  Of course if you plow snow or sell warm winter clothes, then God Bless Ya... Read More

This Land is Truly Your Land Talkin’ Music with Jack

This Land Is Truly Your Land Sez Woody Guthrie By Jack Coll 3/5/2015 Woody Sez… “I hate a song that makes you think that You’re not any good. I hate a song that makes you think that you are just born to lose. Bound to lose.  No good to anybody.  No good for nothing. Because... Read More

Talkin’ Music with Jack – I know It’s True

I Know It’s True, Oh So True Cause I Saw It On T. V. (Your Childhood Memories Flash Before You, All In One Song) By Jack Coll 12-31-14 So Donna and I were having dinner at Houlihan’s Restaurant located on Germantown Pike some time ago, before it closed, with a couple of friends, when a... Read More

Talkin’ Music with Jack Who Shot Billy

Who Shot Billy Stagger Lee Shot Billy By Jack Coll I always loved that trivia question “In the song Stagger Lee, who shot Billy?” Well Stagger Lee shot Billy, of course. The song “Stagger Lee’ was a number one hit for Lloyd Price back in 1959, it hung around on the Billboards Top 100 list... ...

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Talkin’ Music with Jack – The ANSWERS to the trivia

Just A Little Music Trivia It’s a Tough One By Jack Coll  ANSWERS at the bottom… This Talkin Music comes in the form of a test.  I listed some lyrics below wondering how many music fans recognize the lyrics and can name the title of the song, and the artist. A few of the lyrics... Read More

Talkin’ Music with Jack, A little Music Trivia

Just A Little Music Trivia It’s a Tough One By Jack Coll   This Talkin Music comes in the form of a test.  I listed some lyrics below wondering how many music fans recognize the lyrics and can name the title of the song, and the artist. A few of the lyrics are really simple... Read More