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  • Classic Soupy Sales on YouTube

    One of the best things about Detroit television in the 60s was Soupy Sales. Loosely scripted and at least 80% ad libbed, Soupy’s show was aimed at kids, but it connected just as effectively with adults. Every Keenerfan?has his favorite Soupy skit. What’s yours? To help jog your memory, here is a complete Soupy Sales […]

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    Sep 25th, 2007 | Filed under Keener
  • NYT: Frankie Valli is back In season

    THE highlight of the recent Emmy Award broadcast was soundtrack from the Soprano’s tribute. The cast of the smash Broadway musical “The Jersey Boys”, performed some flawless interpretations of the music of The Four Seasons. My wife is the award show addict in our family, but I found myself pulled from the computer room, rewinding […]

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    Sep 25th, 2007 | Filed under Keener
  • Keener 1967 Flashback: The Turtles – Happy Together

    What do you remember about the winter of 1967? In New Orleans, District Attorney Jim Garrison said more than one person was involved in the Kennedy assassination. Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa began an 8 year sentence for jury tempering. And Albert Desalvo received a life sentence for murders committed by The Boston Strangler. Zero in […]

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    Sep 17th, 2007 | Filed under Keener
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  • Otis Redding – 40 Years Later

    He defined the Stax Records sound. He brought down the house at the Monterey Pop festival. And 40 years after his death, at age 26, Otis Redding‘s energy is still being felt. Here’s CNN’s look at his life and legacy and a YouTube recording of his electrifying live version of Try a Little Tenderness

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    Sep 17th, 2007 | Filed under Keener
  • Keener 1968 Flashback: Al Wilson – The Snake

    Radio enthusiasts who grew up listening to the superb execution of 60s rock n rollers like WKNR have a particular affinity for Johnny Rivers‘ Soul City Records. The label was the first to sign Jimmy Webb and spawned the careers of Al Wilson and the Fifth Dimension. Part of Johnny Rivers’ genius was his ability […]

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    Sep 14th, 2007 | Filed under Keener
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