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Tune In Tuesday: Homerun Heard Round The World!

Good Afternoon Ginchers, Time for Tune in Tuesday … and the Homerun heard round the world!  Sixty years ago today, the greatest homerun in baseball history took place … Game 7 of the World Series … Underdog Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Powerhouse New York Yankees.  New York had Mantle and Marris … Pittsburgh had Bill Mazeroski … Read more

Mo’ Music Monday: Melvin “Blue” Franklin … Temptations!

Good afternoon Ginchers, Let’s take a minute to zoom in on Mo’ Music Monday … Melvin “Blue” Franklin … Temptation!  As many of you already know from my radio shows and personal interviews, my all time favorite vocal group is the Temptations.  My favorite make up of the Temptations is the original Fab Five with … Read more

No School Saturday: Dreams of the Caribbean!

Mornin’ Ginchers, Time once again for No School Saturday and … dreaming of the Caribbean!  As a boy growing up on the Northside of Pittsburgh I dreamed of Ocean voyages, the palm trees the Blue waters of the exotic Islands … I even listened to Martin Denny and his tropical paradise cool music.  So when … Read more

Feature Friday: Haircuts!

Mornin’ Ginchers, It’s Feature Friday … Haircuts!  Yes haircuts, hairstyles for men during six decades of what is hip!  One thing about this ugly Covid pandemic/quarantine/social distancing/lack of mixing it up with our friends is the change I have gone through with my hair.  There was a time when I wouldn’t be caught dead without … Read more

Throw Back Thursday: What an Impression … Fred Cash!

Mornin’ Ginchers, It’s Throw Back Thursday … what an Impression … Fred Cash!  Today is the birthday of Fred Cash of the Impressions, born October 8, 1940 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  Fred Cash began singing at the early age of twelve when he and his older neighbor friend, Sam Gooden (16 at the time) sang at … Read more

Tune in Tuesday: “Till Death do us Part!”

Good day Ginchers, Time for Tune In Tuesday … “Till Death Do Us Part!”  Today is a very special day in my life, it’s my 48th Wedding Anniversary, 48 years ago today I married the love of my life, my soul mate, the little girl who lived across the street from me growing up.  I … Read more