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Ozzy Osbourne, Ambassador To… Earth?

A Yahoo! News online poll revealed OZZY OSBOURNE was the nation's favorite for the ambassadorship to welcome aliens to Earth.

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21 Years Ago: Marshall Tucker Band Bassist, Toy Caldwell, Dies

21 years ago today (February 25, 1993), Toy Caldwell, bassist for The Marshall Tucker Band, died in his sleep at his home on Lightwood Knot Road in Moore. The Coroner's Report said there was cocaine and a Vicodin-like substance in his system

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Alice Cooper Governor Of Arizona?

26 years ago today, back in 1988, Alice Cooper popped into the news when he announced plans to run for Governor of Arizona as a member of the “Wild” Party.

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Goodbye, Barney Fife (And Thank You): Knotts Dead 8 Years Ago

On this date, February 24th in 2006, Don Knotts died. He took America's greatest crime-fighter with him.

 

Thanks Don, for Barney Fife.

 

Above is his final scene on The Andy Griffith Show.

 

 

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Throwing Away A Great Job As A Rocker

11 years ago today, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers’ bassist Howie Epstein  (to the right of Tom Petty) died of complications due to drug use at St. Vincent Hospital in Santa Fe, NM.

He was 47 years old.

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34 Years Ago: Bon Scott Found Dead

On Tuesday, Feb. 19, 1980, Bon Scott was found dead. The legendary AC/DC front man had been out drinking with friends, but the casual evening took a terrible turn as Scott passed out in his car, and ultimately choked to death on his own vomit. He was only 33 years old.

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Cheyenne mentioned in more than Garth Brooks and George Strait songs

There are a few more songs from rock, country and bluegrass about the Magic City Of The Plains.

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Beatles ‘Help!’ Jackets To Be Sold At Auction

Coats worn by George Harrison and Ringo Starr on the cover of the Beatles' 1965 album 'Help!' will be available to the highest bidder. The auction will take place at Liverpool's Adelphi Hotel on March 20, the 50th anniversary of the U.K. release of their global smash 'Can't Buy Me Love.'

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Laramie TV Show Was The Real Deal

It's 1870 in The Wyoming Territory and LARAMIE ruled the NBC Network from 1959-1963.

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What fearful shapes and shadows beset his path amidst the dim and ghastly glare of a snowy night !. Ichabod Crane imagining a phantom at his shoulder.
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The Ghost Ship of The Platte River

I love regional folklore and the stories that go along with it!

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The Beatles have Landed 50 years ago 2/7

Celebrate 50 years since The Beatles invaded The US with KING-FM.

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56 Years Ago: George Harrison Joins John Lennon and Paul McCartney in the Quarry Men

The third part of the equation that would become the Beatles fell into place on Feb. 6, 1958. George Harrison joined the Quarry Men, the John Lennon-led group that Paul McCartney had joined as a second guitarist and singer the previous summer.

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