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White Lightnin

August 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

With more than 150 hits to his name, George Jones was a household name.  During the last 20 years of his life, he was known as the greatest living country singer.  He grew up listening to the “Grand Ole Opry” with his parents.  In the mid fifties, he was a member of the “Louisiana Hay...

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A Wonderful Time at Wonderland

August 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Summer break is almost over. It’s sad, but true. My youngest will be starting junior kindergarten in a few weeks, my oldest will be in grade four, my husband will be back to work, and I will be returning to teaching after four and a half years off. My mission this summer was to do...

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Rhinestone Cowboy

August 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

With 50 years in the Entertainment business, more than 70 albums, 29 top ten hits, you might think that sums up Glen Campbell, but there’s more.  He co-starred with John Wayne in, “True Grit”, and he sung the theme song.  He is credited with giving Alan Jackson his first big break, and he even filled...

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Havelock Country Jamboree 2015

August 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Havelock Country Jamboree 2015 What a great weekend at the 26th Annual Havelock Country Jamboree. Great performances by Tanya Tucker, Joe Diffie, Clint Black, Big & Rich, The Good Brothers and many more. Thanks to everyone who stopped by the CKNX AM 920 booth. Photos taken by John Marshall...

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Country’s “First Lady”

August 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

She charted 23 number one hits and helped define the role of women in Country Music.  You know her music well, “Your Good Girl’s Gonna Go Bad”, “D-I-V-O-R-C-E”, “Take Me to Your World” and many others.  Each has become a Country standard, a welcome sound that seems to always fit. Tammy Wynette was always a...

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It’s a surprise casting, but very cool! Check it out…...

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Scathing reviews and an indiscreet tweet left "Fantastic Four" on the slab, after the franchise reboot flopped at the weekend box office....

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Honky-Tonk Frizzell

August 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

His name was William, but he was known as, “Lefty” Frizzell.  He took the Honky-Tonk sound and smoothed out the edges for a more “main stream” country sound.  The formula worked, and he became a prime influence for a generation of country performers that followed.  A stint in jail had Frizzell writing poems to his...

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Introvert, Extrovert, or…Ambivert?

August 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Usually people can be classified as either extroverts or introverts. Extroverts are outgoing, and introverts are…not. Well now social psychologists, behavioural scientists, and business experts say there’s an overlooked category called ambivert. Here’s how you can tell if someone is an ambivert: – He/she is moderate in mood.  An ambivert is not overly expressive or...

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[WATCH] ‘Uptown Funk’ sung by the movies!

August 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

This is too hot - hot damn!...

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