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"This is Dedicated to the One I Love"

I M O  their biggest , best hit of The 5 Royales and the theme song for Charles Turner and the Famous Vel-Tones at the Plantation Inn in West Memphis, Ark.


"Having Fun with Morris" is not on this album But for sure I have the 45 R P M single this album came from the Home of the Blues record shop 107 Beale St Ruben Cherry because Daddy-O-Dewey Phillips told me to buy my records there 

"Tell Tem Phillips sent you" 
$ 3.98 

 

McFarland collection

- Steve 

Doesn't this just make you SMILE! like Sunny 1210!

- Connie Warren

In the mid-1930's my uncle, Bob Ewing, installed the first frozen custard machine in Memphis across from the Fairgrounds. It was a stand-alone building shaped like an ice-igloo and was called The FROZEN CUSTARD. There were two snowball-tossing bears on either side of the window where one ordered cones of custard. Many years later (1950's) the building was incorporated into the Fairview drive-in restaurant and the original bears were removed and replaced eventually by the ones there now. My uncle worked for the man who innovated the idea of soft ice cream and installed machines all over the eastern part of the U.S. He lived just one block from the Frozen Custard stand at 927 East parkway, That house was just razed in November of 2014. Lots of great memories over the years in that vicinity. Charlie lambert

- Charlie Lambert

Retired and loving it

Dr. George Flinn,

I met you at a Ham Radio breakfast meeting in Bartlett.  

You do have many interests, and in researching, 

I found you are well qualified. 

 

I understand that you are Running for Senator 

and I will probably vote for you.

 

However, TODAY, 

I am voting for you as 

The Man of the Year in Memphis Media,

because of your great contributions 

to the Memphis Media Radio Scene. 

I was lucky to be at work at Pig-A Dilly a couple of times in the early 70's when the Juke Box man came to change out the records!  He would let you buy the ones he took off for 25 cents and give you the record sleeve and the Juke Box label!  I worked there after school 3 days a week.

This is a picture of the Jukebox! in the late 1960's

Year 1904

Madison Ave looking west toward the river.

From where Baptist Hospital would be on the left and Russwood Park on the right

I remember that night so well!   We had a blast!!!   I won the tickets from WHBQ!

You introduced Peter Noone!  He said something funny to you, as you handed him the microphone, but we couldn't hear what he said.  The whole show was Fabulous!!

- Connie and Rex Warren

I loved watching Ed Sullivan  and  Topo Gigio  on Sunday Nights!  So exciting back then to see the Bands you listen to on the radio, on TV!

It wasn't like now days, you can you-Tube them when  ever you want to see them 24-7!

-CONNIE WARREN

This is what we got when we went on a field trip to Hart's bakery in the middles 1960's. I cannot remember who Tom Suratt was, his signature is on the back.

Also, on that day Bill Killbrew was there and he drew caricatures of the kids!

I can still remember how good it smelled~

- Connie Warren

 

I know everyone remembers these! They did change the formula over the years, The new ones don't color or smell the same as the Vintage ones!

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