This is a tradition I have been doing for years, but I skipped it last year- thought it might be getting played out.
Now I felt like bringing it back.
It’s a celebration of the lives of those we lost in the previous year- in this case 2010.
Mostly, it’s an Irish Wake!
Many of these people have undoubtedly touched you in some way, shape or form, and made your life a bit happier and more pleasant.
For the musical folks who passed on, they are deserving of one more play, at least.
And we will deal with some other cultural figures as well, from TV, movies, etc.
You are welcome to anticipate or second-guess my own musical choices!
In this second episode, those selected are:
Ronnie James Dio
then Dennis Hopper from the Movies
after which I wander off the path into Television...ending with something you will either love for bringing back memories of what was a phenomenon for those of a certain age, or sadly have no interest in- taken from the actual "Disneyland" TV series where portions were played in bits and pieces, put together here in its entirety, making it the world's longest version of The Ballad Of Davy Crockett!
For these folks we pay tribute to and memorialize, they can’t give any more than they have.
Here's the living link to some people who made me smile, at WLSO.FM: