• The voice of “Louie, Louie”

    Jack Ely was the man behind the microphone when the Kingsmen recorded Keener’s very first Hit Number One. When he passed away this past week, we looked back at the story of how a garage band created one of the most listened-to songs of the Keener era. Here’s USA Today’s remembrance.

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    Apr 28th, 2015 | Filed under Keener
  • Johnny Ginger on “The Rifleman”

    Here is a fun vintage 1960’s TV western / vintage Detroit TV tidbit. From 1962, WXYZ TV’s kids’ show host, Johnny Ginger, made an appearance on THE RIFLEMAN, starring Chuck Connors. This episode, “Two Ounces Of Tin”, featured a guest appearance by Sammy Davis, Jr, as a gunfighter. (Trivia: Johnny’s real name was Galen Grindle) […]

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    Apr 26th, 2015 | Filed under Keener
  • Motown at the Fox

    A big “Motortown Revue” at Detroit’s Fox Theatre – 1966. What a talent lineup!

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    Apr 24th, 2015 | Filed under Keener
  • Did you ever own a Reel-to-Reel tape deck?

    A little optimistic perhaps.. Did you ever own a reel to reel?

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    Apr 22nd, 2015 | Filed under Keener
  • Ten years with the Beatles

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    Apr 8th, 2015 | Filed under Keener
  • Remembering Cynthia Lennon

      From London’s Telegraph: The life and times of¬†Cynthia Lennon, John’s first love, first wife and the mother of Julian.

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    Apr 1st, 2015 | Filed under Keener
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