If you've been anywhere that’s anywhere there's live music in St. Louis, you've seen Beatle Bob near the stage dancing and seemingly enjoying the music more than one should be allowed. In fact, some say the show didn't happen if Beatle Bob wasn't there. And now Bob (Robert Matonis) is here on OnStL to share his local music knowledge with us.
It's one of the biggest sixties teen hit parade fare and worship worthy rock roll package tours to make the St. Louis scene. The Happy Together roars forth with an astonishing barrage of foot stompin', brain sprainin' teentown tantrums! All presented for your drooling pleasure on this deluxe package tour. Here's The All-Star lineup:
A tribute to the great H&L Ice Cream shop on the corner of Gravois and Seibert Ave. in south St. Louis in the '60s, whose mighty 1952 Seeburg M100c Jukebox blasted the coolest 45's recorded by local area bands!
It is with great sadness that I let the world know that Hall of Fame Member and the “Ambassador of the Steel Guitar” DeWitt “Scotty” Scott, Sr. passed away at age 83 on Wednesday, September 23, 2015. Mr. Dewitt is one the greatest musicians - steel guitar - to ever grace the St. Louis music scene and if the day ever comes that they close the book on the history of St. Louis music, under title of Who Did It All would be Dewitt "Scotty" Scott.
Above: During a break on the 1967 summer tour, The Monkees filmed music videos for their TV show at the Rainbow Room in Chicago, Illinois.
My first memories of New Year’s Eve, though very faint, were about chipped beef cheese balls, crackers of all kinds, chips and dip, sweets and a host of other fun foods. I used to be a selective eater when I was a child, but on that particular night of the year, I was able to pick and choose what went on my plate. It was every kid’s dream.
Hey ghouls and goblins,