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Young History For Those With No Fear Of Spiders [VIDEO]
This Young Canadian proved to be a force of nature. Revolutionizing music, literally. He stirred revolution politically. He has boosted education, taken on disabilities and saved farmers, our food supply and ecology for mother earth. I would hope he’s not an arachnophobic. It was on this day …
Gunman Goes After Jackson Browne.. On Wrong Coast [VIDEO]
History’s mysteries reveal that it was 35 years ago today, March 22, 1980, that a gunman held up the New York office of Elektra Records,demanding to speak to the EAGLES or JACKSON BROWNE. He gave up when he was told they lived in California. Some people will do anything fo…
A Legend Turns 82 [VIDEO]
Subscribe to 107.9 The River on Youtube “We listened in a room, through the miles and miles of night. Deep in the heart of the Bible belt in the golden radio light. Mr. Radio, you come down here to keep us company.” Mr. Radio – Roderick Falconer Back in 1933, there were no table…
Heroes Of The West: Lewis & Clark Presented [VIDEO]
Subscribe to 107.9 The River on Youtube On May 14th of 1804, Explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark set out on an amazing expedition across the Louisiana Territory at the request of President Thomas Jefferson to open up this great wilderness and discover what lay in the unknown lands. They sus…
Own Music History From Near Here [VIDEO]
Subscribe to 107.9 The River on Youtube Some of the greatest music acts in the world made some of their best music in a secret location less than two hours from here. 105 miles from Cheyenne, outside of Nederland, Colorado is a 1,600 acre piece of music history that some of music’s royalty kn…
Skipper Gone But Not Forgotten [VIDEO]
Subscribe to 107.9 The River on Youtube We loved HIM so much, we invited him into our living rooms for years, until he was rescued. ALAN HALE JR., was the Skipper on “Gilligan’s Island“, (He loved his character so much that he’d almost always wear a skipper’s cap i…
Hawaiian Island Claimed Rocker 21 Years Ago Today [VIDEO]
Subscribe to 107.9 The River on Youtube It was Jimi Hendrix who gave this guitar player his nickname. His style influenced Walter Becker of Steely Dan and other big name axe-men. He may have written part of Stairway To Heaven, that’s a lawsuit going through the courts right now. But on this d…
Teen Outlaw Born 155 Years Ago & Legend Lives [VIDEO]
Subscribe to 107.9 The River on Youtube Born William Henry McCarty Jr. on November 23, 1859, his father died or left early on and he was orphaned at 15 when his mother died of tuberculosis. In Arizona, he fought in the Lincoln County War but switched sides to become one of John Tunstall’s Reg…
Western Adventure Saturday Just Below Wyoming Border [VIDEO]
Subscribe to 107.9 The River on Youtube I so love our western heritage and I am looking forward to seeing Saturday’s (September 13) Western History & Culture Day festivities at an old stage stop, from 9 – 4. Just 30 miles south of Laramie, on highway 287 in Colorado. There are…
U2’s Humble Beginnings [VIDEO]
They would become one of the biggest bands in the world selling millions and millions of albums, making over a billion dollars, but also becoming spiritual leaders, political activists and champions of the environment. But all great bands have their humble beginnings and it was 36 years ag…

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