Category Archives: Blogs

El Jefe’s Riverbend 2017 Picks

Friday, June 9  7pm – Coke Stage – Black Jacket Symphony doing “Journey’s” – “Escape’ album 8-9:30 – Bud Light – Five Alarm Funk – (Seattle/Vancouver based band that’s a cross between Parliament-Funkadelic & Devo…Mother’s Finest & Chicago. 9:30-11pm – Coke Stage – Boz Skaggs Saturday, June 10 5:30-7pm – Chevy Stage – The Vagabonds…MORE

Website and Video du Jour 05/25

Website and Video du Jour 05/25

website d’jour – Trump’s official page on the official 2017 “wish list” stage of the budget https://www.whitehouse.gov/omb/budget video of the day – post-tornado videos from north Georgia http://wdef.com/2017/05/24/dalton-gets-hit-weather-damage/​MORE

Site & Video du Jour 05/23

Site & Video du Jour 05/23

video j’jour – Manchester Bombing aftermath (all attached video) https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/may/22/manchester-arena-police-explosion-ariana-grande-concert-england site djour – big media personality in London ripped for calling for a “final solution” to terrorist/extreme muslim problem http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/manchester-bombing-katie-hopkins-final-solution-muslims-arena-terror-attack-phillip-schofield-a7750656.html​MORE

Video: The history of “When the Levee Breaks”

Video: The history of “When the Levee Breaks”

Second video to add to today’s offerings – Memphis Minnie’s authorship of the Led Zep classic, When the Levee Breaks…based on a very real flood in 1926. Flooding currently as compared to 1926 has come up this morning.MORE

Site/Video of the Day 05/04

Site/Video of the Day 05/04

website of the day – here’s more info on what a “food desert” really is.  our guest today (Thursday, 5/4/17) during the 9-10am hour will be a reporter from the “Times-Free Press” who recently wrote on the “desert” on the city’s southside…only made worse by the little community store there being shut down. http://americannutritionassociation.org/newsletter/usda-defines-food-deserts​ video…MORE

Website/Video du Jour 05/03

Website/Video du Jour 05/03

website of the day – here’s what they’ve done in other towns/states.  it’s scheduled for Saturday, May 27.  yours truly, el jefe, will be the day’s emcee. http://www.adventurefest2016.com/​   “Video of the Day” – Frank Zappa hires hot young guitarslinger to  join his band in the late ’70’s.  But then realizes he’s gotta show him who’s…MORE

Site/Video du Jour 05/01

Site/Video du Jour 05/01

video of the day – the real story behind the movie “Louder than Words.” Ties to Erlanger’s announcement about breaking ground for new children’s hospital. http://people.com/movies/behind-the-real-life-family-tragedy-that-inspired-david-duchovny-s-new-movie/​ site of the day – http://webelieve.build/  MORE

Website/video du Jour 04/27

Website/video du Jour 04/27

website of the day – UK coverge of the Korean crisis. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4447140/Kim-Jong-army-fires-rockets-mock-enemy-warships.html   video of the day – Thursday, 4/27/17 – some of it’s pretty awesome.  and terrifying. (you know, my youngest son Lucas is flying out of LA tomorrow…directly into Beijing to visit his friend Daiwei (David) who’s paid us two visits since they met during his…MORE

Site/Vid du Jour 04-26

Site/Vid du Jour 04-26

website of the day – BBC’s coverage of most recent (in a spate of) death by shark attack in the waters of Western Australia…and the raging debate over how people should react. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-39637764 video of the day – “The Muscle Shoals Story” / segment dedicated to the Allman Brothers https://youtu.be/ELoa0lPW35oMORE

Site/Video du Jour 04/24

Site/Video du Jour 04/24

site of the day – Sound Tribe Sector 9″ is playing Track 29 tomorrow night.  so, one more time…giving them a little love by making the band’s home site the “d’jour” today. just because I want to see this band succeed even more than it already has.  PLUS, their new female bass player, who’s affected…MORE

Blogs

2018 High School Football Review: Week 1 (AUDIO)

2018 High School Football Review: Week 1 (AUDIO)

It was a wild night in the Tennessee Valley. Storms raged as teams tried to complete their Week 1 games. Join Cowboy and Coca-Cola Red Zone Sideline Reporter Jeff Cate as they discuss the wet and wild action of Week 1 High School Football.

WATCH: Superbowl Commercial Favorites

WATCH: Superbowl Commercial Favorites

Check out some of our favorite Superbowl commercials! Amazon, “Alexa Loses Her Voice” (BTW, you can listen to WGOW-FM on Alexa by saying, “Alexa, enable the Talk One Oh Two Point Three skill!” and to WGOW-AM by saying, “Alexa, enable the News W-G-O-W skill!”) NFL, “Touchdown Celebrations to Come” Budweiser, “Stand By You” Doritos, “DORITOS BLAZE…

Did you miss that pink sky?

Did you miss that pink sky?

On Monday, there was a proliferation of “pink sky” shots sent in by listeners.  Followed by obligatory, condescending “explanation of phenomenon” by meteorologists.  Best example I’ve ever seen…lasted 5 mins, or so at Henson’s Gap/Lewis Chapel Mtn., overlooking Dunlap, Tn.  Launch ramp of “Tennessee TreeToppers” hanggliding club.  

Bill B Blog 08.24.17

Bill B Blog 08.24.17

I boycotted the NFL for 2 years.   And I had a good reason….not faux-outrage from the right nor the left. But I digress. I hear the calls for protests…for boycotts of the NFL over Colin Kaepernick’s not being signed by any NFL team as quarterback.  They say it’s because of the former 49’ers QB’s…