Tag Archives: Radio

Life in The Fast Lane

The Griddler’s Café pipes in music from a local radio station. An old standard from the 1970’s: “Life in The Fast Lane” by the Eagles was playing. As I sat sipping coffee a very skinny old woman scooched slowly by … Continue reading

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Yellow Cab

I’d like to say it was the best of times, it was the worst of times; but that would be just plain wrong. Plagiarism aside, it was definitely the worst of times; not just for me but for a lot … Continue reading

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Project Armed Forces – WOKY Radio Air Check – June 21, 1969

A “Living Letter” tape recording as we knew them during the Vietnam War was originally called A “Letter on a Record”. This brainchild was originally fostered by the USO some time in World War II. By the Vietnam era they … Continue reading

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de mortuis nil nisi bonum dicendum est

Larry the Legend is dead.

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Voulez-vous coucher avec moi, ce soir?

Lady Marmelade – LaBelle with Patti LaBelle – 1974 The chorus of “Voulez-vous coucher avec moi ce soir” is French for “Do you want to sleep with me tonight?” When (the) Labelle (group) performed this on television, broadcast standards of … Continue reading

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