It is 1957, the year I graduated from high school. At that time, some of you were gathered around your 13-inch, black-and-white Zenith television, perhaps watching one of that era’s popular cowboy shows, “Johnny Mack Brown” or the “Durango Kid,” on Frontier Playhouse that featured cowboy movies of the time. Maybe you were watching one of my favorites, the puppet Willie the Worm, who talked with viewers in-between the cartoons shown.
Kingwood is invited to do "The Twist" with iconic musician and dance revolutionary Chubby Checker when he takes the stage during the upcoming Kingwood Crawfish Festival at Kingwood Town Center Park.
The Kingwood Crawfish Festival is scheduled for Saturday, March 17, and Sunday, March 18. The event is returning to the Kingwood community with a focus on Cajun-themed family fun and, of course, mouthwatering food.
New Cross Hill restaurant serves up burgers, nostalgia
CROSS HILL, S.C. (AP) — Mike Smith's life as a musician and nightclub manager was a far cry from the town of Mayberry, North Carolina, the idyllic setting of "The Andy Griffith Show" — and Smith's favorite fictional place.
LAUGHLIN — With menu items named after 1950s pop music and movie stars, it’s difficult to not take a trip down memory lane at The Hop Cafe Express.
The small 1950s themed food counter at the Laughlin Outlet Mall opened July 1. The restaurant is located on the lower level of the mall in the food court behind the escalator.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Detroit has the Motown Museum. Mississippi has a blues trail. Memphis has Graceland, Sun Studio and the Stax Museum of American Soul.
But in Philadelphia — birthplace of the lush acoustic style known as The Sound of Philadelphia and the hometown of "American Bandstand" and Chubby Checker's "Twist" — there's no major place of pilgrimage for music fans.
When the hair rises on your neck, it’s because Dave Preston is bowing his viola, his fiddle, or his violin.
The Back Mountain Chamber’s Cultural Event Committee hosted its fourth annual musical showcase recently. More than 300 guests enjoyed the music of Jimmy and the Parrots, a Jimmy Buffett tribute band from the New York/New Jersey area. The band, led by Jimmy Maraventano, has performed throughout the United States and the Caribbean. The cultural committee selected Eddie Day Pashinski as its special honoree this year. As a member of the Star Fires, which was organized in the late 1950s, they made...