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INT DENNY SOMACH

Billy Joel was still relatively unknown back in 1973 when he was booked to play the Roxy Theatre in Northampton, Pa. by then WSAN DJ Denny Somach. Due to WSAN's airplay of the COLD SPRING HARBOR album, Billy was enthusiastically received by the Roxy audience and Denny had the forethought to place a cassette recorder…

AS GOD IS MY WITNESS I THOUGHT TURKEYS COULD FLY!

As we get ready for this years MGK Turkey Drop tomorrow (11/20), I give you this. Quite a few years back (30 maybe?), Les Nessman (Richard Sanders), hapless newsman for WKRP IN CINCINNATTI, hopped on his news motor scooter and drove into the YSP studios to talk turkey. We had a chat about THAT infamous…

ARTIST FRANCIS DI FRONZO TALKS ABOUT CURRENT EXHIBIT

There is a fantastic exhibit currently showing at Stanek Gallery in Old City titled STORYTELLERS that brings together the art of Francis Di Fronzo and the photography of Victoria Browning Wyeth (yes, that Wyeth). The collections, although independent of one another, have subtle narrative parallels and will be on display through October 27, 2018. And don't…

Debbi Calton Talks to Moody Blues' John Lodge

Debbi Calton talked with Moody Blues bassist, vocalist and songwriter John Lodge who will be bringing his solo US tour to the Sellersville Theatre on 10/15. He opens up to Debbi about his early memories of Philadelphia, going into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (finally!) and the difference between playing with The Moodys and…

Ian Anderson talks Jethro Tull, Woodstock, hot peppers and more

It's always a pleasure to talk to Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull. He's an engaged conversationalist and has SO many interests. And aren't we thrilled that he's still bringing us the music of Jethro Tull 50 years after first forming the band? The tour brings Ian and the band to the Mann Music Center in…

AUTISM RESOURCES- A TALK WITH JIM WURSTER

As parents of a young adult with Autism, my husband Chip and I have found that there are no easy answers, no obvious solutions when it comes to planning for the future. There's no guidebook. Often it comes down to coincidentally connecting with other parents or randomly finding out about organizations that work within communities…

A chat with June Millington from FANNY

They were a "girl group" that didn't rely on their gender. They just wanted to play. And play they did. David Bowie said of FANNY: "They were one of the finest f-ing rock bands of their time. They were extraordinary. They wrote everything, they played like  mother---ers, they were just colossal and wonderful, and nobody's…