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Feature Friday: Skunks!

Posted on October 2, 2020 at 10:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Mornin' Ginchers,

Today is Feature Friday and all I have to say is ... "SKUNKS!"  Yep, skunks ... you probably think I'm gonna talk about someone who has done me wrong or a despicable human ... but, nope ... I'm talking about those cute little black and white, potentially stinky little creatures.  Let me set the stage... my daily animal resort process here at Angel animal reserve is ... I get up in the morning and make my coffee and look out at the birds to see if they need an...

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Throw Back Thursday: The Auction ... time to re-invent!

Posted on October 1, 2020 at 9:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Mornin' Ginchers,

It's Throw Back Thursday ... The Auction ... time to re-invent!  As many of you know my Johnny Angel's Ginchy Stuff and Museum has been going strong for Four Years  however, with all the Covid restrictions and limit to travel, it has been very slow over the past 8 months.  Just like in the music business, one needs to re-invent themselves every so often to stay fresh and new.  With the help of Ya-Jagoff Podcast and Rohrich Automotive we have been ab...

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Wa'sup Wednesday: My backyard ... it's for the birds!

Posted on September 30, 2020 at 11:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Good afternoon Ginchers,

Wa'sup Wednesday ... My backyard ... it's for the birds!  Yep, how many people say they know me?  Hell, I don't even know me anymore.  This Covid Crap and political pounding has finally taken a toll on me.  Most people remember me as the music guy, the jokester, the party animal, the let's try something new guy, the travel and see the world and take a cruise guy, the sing at the drop of the hat guy.  Well, these last eight months have ch...

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Tune in Tuesday: Jerry Lee ... the Killer!

Posted on September 29, 2020 at 10:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Mornin' Ginchers,

It's Tune in Tuesday ... Jerry Lee Lewis ... the Killer!  Today is Jerry Lee's Birthday, born September 29, 1935 in Ferriday, Louisianna.  Known as the "Killer" and described as Rock and Roll's first Wild Man and defenitly one of the pioneers of Rock and Roll and one of the all time greatest rock pianists.  Jerry Lee conquered many music venues, Rock and Roll, Rhythm n' Blues, Rockabilly and Country.  His first recording was at Sun Records in 1956, ...

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Soul Sunday: "In a Mellow Mood ... The Temptations!"

Posted on September 27, 2020 at 10:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Mornin' Ginchers,

Time once again for Soul Sunday ... "In a Mellow Mood ... the Temptations!"  I have been challenged many times during this covid era to post on facebook my top ten favorite albums.  Well, everytime I attempt to do so I always end up with at least twenty albums and then I sit here and try to weed out ten great albums.  But one thing that has happened during this challenge is one particular album always ends up in my hand ... yep, my favorite album of all ...

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No School Saturday: "Stay ... just a little bit longer!"

Posted on September 26, 2020 at 9:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Mornin' Ginchers,

It's No School Saturday and time to remenisce about a Saturday lodged in my Memory Banks!   "Stay" ... just a little bit longer ... what a song, what a group, Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs.  That great song charted today back in 1960 ... Oh, I remember it well.  "STAY", was the first record I bought with my own money.  It is the shortest song to reach number One, it appeared in one of my favorite movies "Shag", it is one of my favorite songs...

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Feature Friday: Ronnie Haig ... Don'cha Hear Me Callin' Baby!

Posted on September 25, 2020 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (1)

Mornin' Ginchers,

Are you ready for the week-end?  Well here is another edition of Feature Friday ... Ronnie Haig ... Don't cha Hear Me Callin' Baby?  If you are from the 'Burgh, if you ever listened to Mad Mike Metro, if you ever went to a West View Danceland Oldies Dance ... then you know Ronnie Haig and "Don't Cha Hear Me Callin' Baby!  Let's start with Ronnie and then get into Mad Mike's association.  Ronnie Haig was born Ron Hege in 1939, Indianapolis, Indiana.&...

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Throw Back Thursday: Birth of the Jimi Hendrix Experience!

Posted on September 24, 2020 at 10:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Mornin' Ginchers,

It's Throw Back Thursday once again and today was the Birth of the Jimi Hendrix Experience!  Yep, today back in 1966 the Jimi Hendrix Experience was created with Jimi on guitar & voclas, Noel Redding on Bass and Mitch Mitchell on drums.  While performing as Jimmy James and the Blue Flames, Jimi was noticed by Keith Richards (of the Rolling Stones) girlfriend who introduced Jimi to Keith, who introduced Jimi to Chas Chandler who was leaving the group the "...

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Wa'sup Wednesday: Ray Charles ... America!

Posted on September 23, 2020 at 10:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Mornin' Ginchers,

Time again for Wa'sup Wednesday ... "Ray Charles ... America!"  Before I address my opening statement, I want to say Happy Birthday to one of the greatest entertainers of all time ...born Ray Charles Robinson, September 23, 1930 in Albnany, Georgia ... often called "The Genius" but referred being called "Brother Ray' ... we all know him as Ray Charles.  Most of us have seen his movie and know about his struggles in live from his blindness to the racial prejud...

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Tune In Tuesday: Bob Mack ... Hanky Panky!

Posted on September 22, 2020 at 10:15 AM Comments comments (1)

Mornin' Ginchers,

Are you ready to Tune in Tuesday?  Welll then, how about a little flashback on Bob Mack and ... the Hanky Panky?  Some of my fondest memories of growing up in Pittsburgh during the 1960's were the Teen Dances, the music, going to the dances and performing at the dances.  We were so lucky to grow up in the 'Burgh and had so many great dance halls, teen dance halls in the area ... there was the White Elephant, the Lebanon Lodge, Teen Scene, Wildwood Lodge ...

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