Foote Files

Ken Foote

In Memoriam: Bob Morrison & Dick Wheeler

The DFW media market lost two veteran newsmen within the last two weeks, both of whom I listened to as a kid growing up in Dallas in the 60’s.

07/13/2015

Ken Foote

50 Of My Favorite Summer Songs Of All Time

This week’s blog lists 50 of the greatest pop summer songs of all time, according to Ken Foote.

07/07/2015

Ken Foote

The Top 10 Hits Of 1980

It’s time again to relive and countdown the 10 most popular songs in America from 1980 as determined by Billboard Magazine.

06/24/2015

Ken Foote

The Top 10 Songs Of 1975

We’re looking back to 1975, and the 10 most popular songs in the nation! It was quite a year. The Vietnam War ended and President Ford had only been in office for a few months.

06/09/2015

Ken Foote

Radio Music Director For A Day

I love radio. So, if I could be a radio music director for one day, and could schedule music on a greatest hits station like KLUV-FM, here is my list of what I would play.

07/02/2014

Ken Foote

It’s All About….MeTV!

Santa Claus came to see us early this year! He brought us MeTV!

12/22/2013

President John F. Kennedy and wife Jackie riding in his motorcade through the streets of Downtown Dallas on November 22, 1963

JFK Assassination Through My 6-Year-Old Eyes

The day that changed the world came on November 22, 1963. It was a sunny but cold and windy day in Dallas. I was a fourth-grader sitting in the library when the principal came on the public address system to inform the kids what had happened.

CBS 11–11/06/2013

Ken Foote (photo courtesy Ken Foote)

Got HDTV? Now, Get HD Radio!

I am a happy guy. A real happy guy. Because my wife and older son recently bought me a new radio for my car… an HD Radio, along with all the other whistles and bells.

CBS 11–09/18/2013

Ken Foote (photo courtesy Ken Foote)

Fall Means New Syndicated Shows!

One fascinating aspect of my job is acquiring and scheduling new programming. Here’s a preview of the new syndicated programs on CBS 11 and TXA 21 for fall 2013.

09/11/2013

(credit: Joel Thomas)

Things You Don’t See On TV Or Radio Anymore

As I was going back into history, I started thinking about those little tidbits of sound, voice, words, and delivery thereof that we don’t hear anymore. So here is my list of things you don’t hear or see on radio and TV

06/20/2013