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  • Some classic video from the Keener Era

    Remember the Sheik? Bobo Brazil? Here’s some footage of these two great characters in combat from a 1960s episode of Big Time Wrestling. Besides the Detroit Tigers, nothing spoke of summertime like Detroit Dragway.. Here’s a classic radio commercial from 1966. Some of us may have forgotten it, but Detroit was a contender for the […]

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    Jun 20th, 2013 | Filed under Keener
  • Scott Regen on “The Downside of Anti Aging”

    Scott Regen is alive and well and living in Florida. After a long and fruitful career in broadcasting, the record business and journalism, The Head Burger now writes occasional Op Eds for the Orlando Sentinel, teaches meditation and enjoys his grandchildren. His wisdom fits well in this space, where we celebrate the soundtrack of our […]

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    Jun 11th, 2013 | Filed under Keener
  • Happy 80th Birthday to the Drive-In Theater

    The first drive-in movie theater opened in June of 1933 in Camden, New Jersey. In honor of that momentous event, here are some classic intermission ads.

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    Jun 11th, 2013 | Filed under Keener
  • The Most Famous Chord in Keener History

    Randy Bachman talks about how Giles Martin showed him the most famous chord in Keener history.

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    Jun 8th, 2013 | Filed under Beatles
  • MC5 July, 1970

    The MC5 were the house band at Russ Gibbs Grande Ballroom for good reason. They put on one heck of a show. Not much in the way of concert video exists that documents their volcanic performances. But we’ve got one here. From July 17, 1970, here’s their live performance of “Lookin at You” from a […]

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    Jun 7th, 2013 | Filed under Keener
  • D-Day on the Radio

    On June 6th, 1944, there was no CNN, no Twitter or Facebook and the task of covering one of the biggest news stories of the century became radio’s challenge. TheĀ gargantuanĀ task of reporting the D-Day landings in France [image] lead to the invention of the pool broadcast, where every network’s correspondents filed stories for broadcast across […]

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    Jun 5th, 2013 | Filed under Keener
  • Mrs. Burke! I thought you were Dale!

    Courtesy of Keenerfan Jeff Smith, the classic Grape Nuts commercial from the 60s that most of us either loved or hated.

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    Jun 2nd, 2013 | Filed under Keener
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