Please remember that these shows were originally broadcast in 2007.
That was before Conan O'Brien's brief turn as Host of the Tonight Show
Also add 6 years to whatever I say- for example if I say 15 years, it is now 21 years.
As stated, TODAY, May 22nd was the anniversary of the night Johnny Carson left the Tonight Show.
And you may have noticed a certain trend of "Tonight" songs.
We will continue that, double it, and even triple it!
First up, a real pretty one from Sara Evans.
I'll have a little Carson biography for you, leading right into Karnac The Magnificent.
I will confess to one of my own personal quirks about opening envelopes.
And my opinion that Johnny Carson was not a big fan of Rock & Roll, he was a fan of the Big Band Era, and if I am not mistaken a drummer.
Of all the late night hosts, he was the last to come around to our music.
It occurred to me, that for younger listeners or perhaps those from another country not familiar with the show, I am trying to "Teach You Tonight". Ha!
Any Dion fans out there?- Dion from BELMONT AVENUE IN THE BRONX, NEW YORK that is- here is an alert.
We will have much much more fun to come.
Dah dah dah dum dum...!
Here are the links to listen and presage what is in that envelope, at Mike Pell Rockollections: