Thursday, June 18, 2009

BELATED R.I.P. FOR SAM BUTERA


I don't know how I missed this, but I didn't even realize until listening to the latest RadiOblivion yesterday that sax maniac Sam Butera had died earlier this month.

He was a driving force in Louis Prima's band. Butera, Prima and Keely Smith made some authentically crazy music. If I could travel back in time one of my first stops would be one of their shows in Vegas.

There's a decent obit HERE .

WACKY WEDNESDAY: So Goes the Legend of Bonnie & Clyde

On this day 84 years ago a team of law enforcement officers led by the Bureau of Investigation (back before they were known as the FBI) kil...