Tag: 1950s

America’s Most Loved Comedy Sitcom: ‘I Love Lucy’ in Color

T.R.A.S.H.– “Trivial Revelations of a Sick Human-Being. In journalism school at Texas State University (Southwest Texas State in the late 1970s), my University Star weekly column, T.R.A.S.H., won state and national awards in collegiate competitions. On any given week, it would receive more reader mail than letters to the editor. I’ve always enjoyed trivia and…

Read more America’s Most Loved Comedy Sitcom: ‘I Love Lucy’ in Color

The Day Superman Rescued My Momma

  About three weeks into our Mom’s  sickness, I was sitting on my favorite chair at my grandparents’ kitchen table drawing on a Big Chief tablet, a picture of Superman flying into outer space. Bobbi was napping comfortably in the center of their bed. The watercooler unit running in the front living room window was…

Read more The Day Superman Rescued My Momma

Diehard Fans Will Enjoy New Book of Elvis Presley’s Teenage Fate With Sun Studio

 The recorded voice of Elvis Presley has been has been heard by more people than any other voice in history. More photographs of Elvis have been taken than any other entertainer in history. More articles have been written of Elvis than any entertainer. More books have been written about Elvis than any other entertainer. More…

Read more Diehard Fans Will Enjoy New Book of Elvis Presley’s Teenage Fate With Sun Studio

How Elvis Became a Guitar Man

Walking into Tupelo Hardware, I wondered how Elvis Presley felt when his mother Gladys took him there for his eleventh birthday, on January 8, 1946. It wasn’t too long after his very first public performance, singing “Old Shep” at the Mississippi-Alabama Fair children’s talent competition the previous October 3rd. Forrest L. Bobo, was working at…

Read more How Elvis Became a Guitar Man