Results tagged with 'Buddy Holly'
Published May 14, 2012
Mark Shurilla, an intimate part of the music scene in Milwaukee, died today. Heart problems is all I know. This world is a sadder place with Shurilla gone. He helped a lot of musicians in this town and was always full of optimism and spirit, two qualities in notable short supply in the world of music.
Published March 28, 2011
The Greenfield rock 'n' roll McDonald's will be completely renovated with a new look that includes modern lighting fixtures, flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. There will also be a new, reconfigured drive-through.
Published April 9, 2009
Spring is here and we are thinking about -- what else? -- beer. We really like Leinenkugel's Classic Amber (pictured) and pay a left-handed compliment to a left-handed beer. We also tout some more great music, a tasty snack food, a classic Milwaukee retail establishment that is worth a visit and a TV show that is guaranteed to make you hungry.
Published Feb. 3, 2009
Today marks the 50th anniversary of one of rock's bigger tragedies. On Feb. 3, 1959, a small plane crashed in a corn field in Iowa, killing Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. Richardson, known as "The Big Bopper."
Published March 18, 2005
Randy Diderrich isn't interested in the drama on "The O.C." It was the appearance of the first single from the Chicago musician's Sundayrunners on the Feb. 17 installment that brought Diderrich's attention to this important sweeps episode.