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“And the Band, They Played One More Song”

“One for the mockingbird.” – Cutting Crew A happy belated new year to you all! Hindsight is indeed now 2020. Hey-oh! One thing 2020 brought more of to me personally was bird-watching in my backyard. I hung up more bird … Continue reading

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“She Cheers Me Up When I Feel Alone”

“And that’s why baby I’ve got to let you know” – Kool and the Gang In the final installment of this five-part series, I honor my dad and the players that made magic happen on a “God-awful blue court” in … Continue reading

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“Well, My Friends, the Time Has Come”

“To raise the roof and have some fun.” – Lionel Richie In this five-part series, I honor my dad and the players that made magic happen on a “God-awful blue court” in a gym located on the campus of Seminole … Continue reading

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“There’s a Party Tonight, You’re in a Red Light Zone”

“If you don’t want a ticket you better move on” – Midnight Star In this five-part series, I honor my dad and the players that made magic happen on a “God-awful blue court” in a gym located on the campus … Continue reading

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“Let’s Groove Tonight”

“Share the spice of life.” – Earth, Wind and Fire In this five part series, I honor my dad and the players that made magic happen on a “God-awful blue court” in a gym located on the campus of Seminole … Continue reading

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“Celebrate Good Times”

“Come on!  (Let’s Celebrate)” – Kool and the Gang In this five part series, I honor my dad and the players that made magic happen on a “God-awful blue court” in a gym located on the campus of Seminole Junior … Continue reading

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“They’ve Got Cars Big As Bars”

“They’ve got rivers of gold. But the wind goes right through you. It’s no place for the old” – The Pogues Usually every December I’m featuring some 80’s Christmas song and video. I’ve written about Wham! and the iconic “Last … Continue reading

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“There is nothin’ fair in this world”

“There is nothin’ safe in this world.” – Billy Idol That last line – “there is nothin’ safe in this world” leads me to believe that Billy Idol is clairvoyant and saw 2020 coming way back in 1982. Whether he … Continue reading

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“We Got Wayman, Billy, and the Boys”

I met Coach Billy Tubbs in 1984. I was 13 and he had just hired my dad to become an assistant coach for the University of Oklahoma men’s basketball team. At that time I was happy for my dad, but … Continue reading

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“And I Say Rock On!”

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