The Foote Files: Sophie Ellis-BextorBorn in London in 1979, Ellis-Bextor first made her mark in 1997 as a teenage vocalist behind a British new wave band.
The Foote Files: Happy 50th Birthday WCBS Newsradio 880 This iconic radio station in New York has been celebrating 50 years of all-news for New York and the Tristate area.
The Foote Files: WJM, Mary Tyler Moore & A British War SongI never thought that a 1912 war song from Ireland could make its way into the final episode of one of the most successful network TV shows in history… but it did.
The Foote Files: Remembering Ted Cassidy
The Foote Files: Weekly One Hit Wonder From ChumbawambaThis week’s one hit wonder (defined as having only one hit on the American Billboard Top 40) comes from a group formed in 1984 in Leeds, England.
The Foote Files: Happy Birthday ABC!We are pleased to say “Happy Birthday” to the ABC Television Network, launched on this date in 1948.
The Foote Files: The Rolling Stones Return To The BluesThe Rolling Stones released a new album six months ago called, “Blue & Lonesome.” This is the group’s first album in eleven years.
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!
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.
Meet AMP 103.7's Nathan FastDuring the week prior to the Grammys, I had the honor and privilege to meet their new morning drive personality, Nathan Fast, when he and CBS11’s Kaley O’Kelley did a week’s worth of Grammy segments on CBS11 News.
The Foote Files: Decades Programming Alert: Need More Mary Tyler Moore? No Problem!Starting this Saturday, February 4, at 12:00 p.m. CT through early Monday morning, February 6 at 5:30 a.m. CT, Decades (sister network to MeTV 21.2) will air 84 episodes from this Emmy Award winning series and ratings hit for CBS during the 1970’s.
The Foote Files: Who Would A Horse Talk To? Alan Young, Of Course!One of my favorite times to be a local TV programmer was my time with KXTX Channel 39 when the station owned the local syndication rights to Mister Ed: America’s Favorite Talking Horse!

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