Talkin Music – The TV Commercials

TALKIN MUSIC Have You Listened To The TV Commercials Lately It’s Like Going To A Concert Every Night Well This Note’s For You By Jack Coll 9-28-18     Coll’s Custom Framing closes at 5:30 through the week, (except on Thursdays when we close at 7:00.) Following a well cooked dinner I ...

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Jack Coll’s Talkin’ Music

Jack Coll’s Talkin’ Music TALKIN MUSIC A MOTOWN REVUE By Jack Coll 7-31-2018     Certainly you remember the Motown hits, “My Girl,” “I Heard it Through the Grapevine,” and “Dancing in the Street.” The music was a driving, foot-tapping, hit-the-dance-floor sound provided by ...

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Talkin Music… We just keep on Talkin By Jack Coll

TALKIN MUSIC WE JUST KEEP-ON TALKIN CAUSE IT’S FUN By Jack Coll 6-11-18      Hey, thanks for the nice comments on my TALKIN MUSIC column a week or so ago, many of you out there seemed to enjoy it so I figured why not run a second version of 1960’s pop tunes with a little... Read More

Talkin Music with Jack – Let’s Talk about the Music of the 60’s

TALKIN MUSIC It’s Been Awhile By Jack Coll May 30, 2018 Let’s Talk About the Music of the 1960’s, And Take a Little Quiz Along the Way.      Well it’s been a while since I wrote about music.  Music is and has been a big part of my life.  When I hear a song from my childhood, like... Read More

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