For 23 years, the Harley-Davidson Roadhouse Stage served Summerfest music lovers. As we look ahead to 2021 after the first cancelled Summerfest event ever, the Harley Stage will carry a new name: the Generac Power Stage. Generac, based in Waukesha, Continue reading Summerfest’s Harley-Davidson Roadhouse becomes the Generac Power Stage for 2021
Ah, Mr. T. At the height of his fame while playing B.A. Baracus on The A Team, boxer Clubber Lang in the movie Rocky III, and pitying fools everywhere, the man born Lawrence Tureaud – who legally changed his name to Mr. Continue reading It’s Mother’s Day. Of course we have to salute moms with Mr. T’s classic song and video.
Richard Wayne Penniman, who became known to the world as Little Richard and is frequently credited as “the architect of rock ‘n roll,” passed away this morning, May 9, 2020. He was 87. Born in Macon, Georgia in 1932, he Continue reading Rock ‘n Roll pioneer Little Richard passes away; he was 87 and left an amazing mark on music
On August 1, 1981, MTV – then known as “Music Television” – kicked off its programming. It’s a far cry from what MTV turned into over the ensuring decades. Need proof? Here’s how it all began. Note the emphasis that Continue reading Let’s watch how MTV started back in 1981
Mount up. Bert and Ernie from “Sesame Street” have this covered. Of course, you can hear “Regulate” on HOT102’s stream, along with more Total Jams. But enjoy this version, which may have never been in your head otherwise. Back to Continue reading Always fun to watch Bert & Ernie “Regulate”
His name is Wonder Mike and he’d like to say hello. And he will – to you – tonight at Summerfest! Sugarhill Gang with Wonder Mike, Master Gee and HenDogg featuring DJ T Dynasty, aka “the Fathers of Hip Hop” hit Continue reading Sugarhill Gang, Grandmaster Mele Mel, Scorpio hit Summerfest!
While the Brewers kick ass (and don’t even bother taking names because they’re too busy kickin’ ass), some Chicago Cubs players decided to bring a lil’ bit of “forbidden” Wisconsin back home with them by stocking some Spotted Cow in Continue reading Cubs “smuggle” Spotted Cow beer to Illinois after series loss
If you remember talk show host Phil Donahue, you wouldn’t think he would have a group like 2 Live Crew on his show. But he did, back in 1990. You have got to see their performance of “The Funk Shop” Continue reading VIDEO: 2 Live Crew on Phil Donahue?? Wow!