Category Archives: SATURDAY NIGHT FOLLIES

THE BOFFINS SAY

That men prolong their lives by gazing upon beautiful women – and listening to music. While the turbofolk music is pleasant enough, the sound will turn down. And watching through this should add at least a week or two to … Continue reading

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SATURDAY BEFORE CHRISTMAS FOLLIES

Just a few old songs for the new times, starting with: But while the Army Air Corps got the glory we all know who won the war. From Oscar Brand, with a mild language warning: And here’s Oscar again singing … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS IN MID-SUMMER

Down Under, Christmas comes at the end of June! Since Oz is in the Southern Hemisphere, their longest day of the year is the same as the Northern Hemisphere’s shortest day. So Christmas is a really warm holiday. As Rolf … Continue reading

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JANUS, LOOKING FORWARD AND BACK

Glancing back I see my Saturday night relaxations have largely featured artists from the past and songs that were popular when I was a sprout. Now that I am a greybeard, literally, my tastes have expanded a bit. Here’s one … Continue reading

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SATURDAY NIGHT FOLLIES

When I lived in Duncan, Alta Tejas, or Oklahoma, if you prefer, there was a joint just outside of Denton, Baja Tejas. I spent several nights there, listening to one of the most influential musicians most people have never heard … Continue reading

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SATURDAY NIGHT FOLLIES

Like many small stations, the ones I worked for cut to the Mutual Broadcast System for the afternoon feed. One of the favorites was this fellow, who had just made his way to the US: Borge had five minutes just … Continue reading

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FORTY POUNDS OF CANDY!

Trick or treating starts at 4:00 sharp here – and we thought we were well prepared with eight 5 pound bags of candy. We try to make it worth a kids while to stop by so we try to give … Continue reading

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SATURDAY NIGHT FOLLIES DUKE’S MIXTURE

Back when smokin’ baccy came in a bag with rollin’ papers, Bull Durham was the most popular roll your own. Those who were a bit short bought “Duke’s Mixture,” popularly described as the floor sweepings from the Duke’s tobacco mill. … Continue reading

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SATURDAY NIGHT FOLLIES, IN MEMORIAM

To the late Soupy Sales. Here’s a bit of the Naked Truth about Soupy Scroll down and observe the warnings. Stranger

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SATURDAY NIGHT FOLLIES, RADIO EIRE

Many of the knights of the road were Irish, and tunes like these enlivened the back lot: But none did it quite as well as Farmer Dan. That was in ’39 and ’40, and the plight of the Irish Farmer … Continue reading

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