Blasts from our Madison past

A month ago, I discovered a few old pieces of Madison media on YouTube, and posted them on this blog. Then on Tuesday, I was trying to write Wednesday’s blog item when I checked on Facebook. Several hours later, I decided to start writing this to make up for all the time I lost in […]

Presty the DJ for Aug. 5

First, a non-rock anniversary: Today is the 90th anniversary of the first broadcasted baseball game, on KDKA in Pittsburgh: Harold Arlen described Pittsburgh’s 8–0 win over Philadelphia. (Things have changed since then.) Today in 1966, the Beatles recorded “Yellow Submarine” … … and “Eleanor Rigby” … … while also releasing their “Revolver” album. One year […]