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“Hell is empty and all the devils are here” ~ William Shakespeare (“The Tempest: Act 1, Scene 2.) EDIT: I started this specific post the day after the shooting but between work, school, and ongoing updates at the time regarding this specific event, I put it down for a while. If anyone didn’t know better,Continue reading “Shooting Spree in Memphis Forces Citywide Lockdown”
First, let me say, I am absolutely gutted and heartbroken for Eliza’s family. I can’t even begin to understand the amount of pain and suffering they have endured since Eliza went missing. Knowing she will never come home to her two young children again just isn’t fair. As I’ve closely watched the news and readContinue reading “The Kidnapping & Murder of Eliza Fletcher”
I’ve either gotten to the age where modesty is a thing of the past, I have zero f’s left to give, or both. Let me set this up for y’all. I had my yearly physical yesterday with a new doctor. She was a lil bitty thing, Indian (which I mention for later context), mean asContinue reading “Tittie-Gate Flopalooza 2022”
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Who I’m liking: Slim & The Gems
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Slim and The Gems is a high energy 3 piece power trio out of Georgia that plays Rockabilly, America and good ol’ Rock and Roll!! Featuring Monroe Slim on Vocals and guitar, Zen Ford, on Drums and vocals, and Rocking Rob Russo on the upright bass. With over 40 years experience they bring their own brand of non traditional Rockabilly originals as well as a wide variety of covers.
Check out Slim & The Gems’ recent performance at Strange Duck Brewing, located in Commerce, Georgia, below!
With a road scholar’s appreciation for the past and a hopeless romantic’s viewpoint of the future, they deliver their own brand of classic country music up north/down south/back east & out west via the highways and byways of America.
Their mutual admiration for 60’s-90’s country music and appreciation for nostalgic films such as Urban Cowboy, Smokey & The Bandit, Coal Miner’s Daughter, WW & The Dixie Dance Kings and Honeysuckle Rose has merged to become an American Dream called The Record Store Troubadours!
Check out The Record Store Troubadours BRAND NEW SINGLE and video for Andale! below!
Who I’m Liking: Memphis Musician Brad Birkedahl
Bradley Dean Birkedahl was born and raised in Tacoma Washington where he began taking guitar lessons at the age of 12. In the mid- 90’s and fresh out of high school, the birthplace of rock and roll came calling.
In 1998 Brad relocated to Memphis, Tennessee with his band The Demspeys. When the rockabilly trio wasn’t playing on historic Beale Street they were traveling around the world and sharing the stage with musical legends such as Carl Perkins, Wanda Jackson, James Burton, The TCB Band, Gunnar and Matthew Nelson, Billy Lee Riley, The Stray Cats, Paul Burlison, Malcolm Yelvington and DJ Fontana. The group was also chosen to perform for visiting presidents and a host of dignitaries.
Brad began his solo career in 2010. He continues to travel the world and perform regularly on Beale Street. In 2015 he and his former bandmates were honored with a brass note on Beale.
Brad played the role of Scotty Moore in the highly acclaimed film “Walk the Line”, the Johnny Cash biopic starring oscar-winners Reese Witherspoon and Joaquin Pheonix.
…taken from Brad’s website.