The Foote Files: TXA21 Programming Alert: Dallas Mavericks Basketball In AprilAll games are preceded by a 30 minute pregame and postgame show with CBS11 sportscasters Bill Jones and Keith Russell.
Maxi Priest & The Jamaican SoundBorn as Max Elliott in London in 1960, Maxi Priest was the eighth of nine children of Jamaican parents. He got his start singing in live dance hall shows. He signed with Virgin Records in 1985 and released his first song, "Wild World."
Remembering Chuck BerryAs you all know, we lost Chuck Berry last week. Very few musicians have or have had significant influence on music and other musicians like Chuck Berry.
One Hit Wonder Wednesday: Jimmy "Bo" HorneContinuing our blogs on “one hit wonder” artists, here is one you may or may not be familiar with: Jimmy “Bo” Horne.
CBS11 Programming Alert: March Madness Starts Thursday, March 16th!As has been the case for the past several years, CBS Sports and Turner Sports share this extraordinary collegiate sporting tournament. Games not shown on CBS will be shown either on TBS, TNT, or truTV.
The Foote Files: 1-Hit Wonder Wednesday: Deee-Lite!You know, I feel a little like the 2014 Becky G song, “Can’t Stop Dancing” with these recent one-hit wonder blogs on Top 40 dance groups……….but here we go again!
Happy 130th Birthday, William Frawley!I don't know what prompted me to see if there was some sort of anniversary date for the late character actor William Frawley, but there is this year. Frawley is best known as Fred Mertz from "I Love Lucy."
One Hit Wonder: Ketty LesterIn 1961, singer Ketty Lester released two songs. The 'A' side was "I'm a Fool to Want You." But when radio station DJs heard the 'B' side, that's the one they played that made her famous.
CBS 11 & TXA 21 Programming Alert For March 6, 2017I want to make sure you know that CBS 11 and TXA 21 have some rare daytime programming changes starting Monday, March 6.
The Foote Files: The Last Lady Standing: Barbara HaleBorn in DeKalb, Illinois, Hale had planned to major in art and drawing. She began as a model for a comic strip, “Ramblin’ Bill," while working her way through the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts.
Around Town: Million Dollar Train Set DonationCan you imagine what a million dollar train set would look like. Soon you won't have imagine at all, thanks to the generosity of one Dallas family.
The Foote Files: One-Hit Wonder Wednesday: Kym Mazelle & The Rapino BrothersIn 1992, while driving around town, I was listening to a local Dallas/Fort Worth CHR (Contemporary Hit Radio) station, also known as “Top 40” or basically current hits. A song that I was not familiar with came on and I was blown away!