One afternoon in the mid-summer of 1979, I made a trip to Spokane to spend my money, and headed up to north Division St, almost up to the Northtown Shopping Center. I pulled into the store, a free standing store,
I’m repurposing this from one of my old “Song Of The Day” entries on “The Kirkham Report“, but the story has to be told here as well…because…well…it just FITS, you know?
Roger Whittaker is known throughout the world as one of the most popular crooners of the 1970’s. Yet in America, he was virtually unknown until his song “The Last Farewell” catapulted him to the top of the MOR/AC charts here in the States.
Got a Mom story for you, if you weel….heh heh heh…picture a twelve year old TC in the summer of 1975.
I have. Twice that I can recall.
The first time it ever happened to me was reading a book that made up part of the “Dragonlance” series. Being a little Geeky McNerdly Nerd going way back, a series full of drama, adventure and magic sucked me in faster than you can say “Wizards of the Coast”. I
I spent 5 plus hours in a bookstore one day, and it was heavenly.
To set the scene – this was back in the 90’s, when I had a car, and TC worked at Coconuts, a record chain popular at the time. The store was based in Swampscott, and one Sunday he was scheduled to work from
By the time I was a teenager, though, Mom had gotten a job in Boston, and I was given permission to come in and visit her
One of the things that drew us together as a couple all those 20+ years ago was our mutual love for books and music. We both love to read, love all kinds of music, and