The Dos and Don’ts of Traveling to a Tropical Country

The Dos and Don'ts of Traveling to a Tropical Country

A vacation abroad to a tropical country or island can be life-changing. You’ll create lasting memories, explore whole new worlds and have some time to yourself to just enjoy the beauty around you. Starting to feel like you need to trade in suburbia for sandy shores and a piña colada sooner rather … Read more

Strange and Unusual Flags

Antwerp

Flags always represent a nation, movement or a group. Choosing the right design, symbols, colors, and insignia for a flag can say a lot about a country, group or movement. Just take a look at the American flag, it has fifty stars that represent its fifty states. There are symbolic and eye-pleasing … Read more

Music Legends: Ray Charles

Music Legends: Ray Charles

Introduction Ray Charles was an American R&B and soul singer-songwriter and pianist who became one of the pioneers and most important figures of soul during the 50s and 60s music era. He is called “The Genius” of soul music. He combined soul, R&B, gospel, pop and country to create enduring oldies classic … Read more

The Story and Music of Bob Beckham

Bob Beckham

Introduction to Bob Beckham Bob Beckham (1927-2013) is the late American country singer whose best-known hits are “Just as Much as Ever” and “Crazy Arms,” both of which became Top 40 hits on the Hot 100 on the late 50s and the early 60s music eras. The former US Army man also … Read more

The Story and Music of Crystal Gayle

The Story and Music of Crystal Gayle

Introduction to Crystal Gayle Crystal Gayle (born Brenda Gail Webb in 1951) is an American country and pop singer-songwriter whose popularity in during the 70s music era up to 80s rested on her crossover appeal, as well as her physical beauty, not to mention her famous floor-length hair. She is the sister … Read more

The Life and Music of Bill Anderson

The Life and Music of Bill Anderson

Introduction to Bill Anderson Bill Anderson is a country music singer who was born on November 1, 1937 in Columbia, SC but raised in the Atlanta, GA area.  While in college Bill wrote the song, “City Lights”, which was recorded by Ray Price and became a #1 country hit.  He moved to … Read more

Life and Music of Bobby Edwards

Bobby Edwards

Introduction to Bobby Edwards Bobby Edwards (born Robert Edward Moncrief [or Burgan in some sources] in 1926 – died 2012) was an American singer. He started his recording career with one of his earliest releases “Jealous Heart,” a Tex Ritter over. Soon he became a member of The Four Young Men, which … Read more

The Life and Music of Roy Clark

Roy Clark

Introduction to Roy Clark Roy Clark was an American country singer and musician. A very talented individual, he was proficient in playing the guitar, mandolin and banjo; he also tackled sports like boxing and baseball particularly when he was younger. He’s also a licensed pilot. He was also a familiar face on … Read more

Rex Allen, the Arizona Cowboy

Rex Allen

Introduction to Rex Allen Rex Allen (The Arizona Cowboy) was born on December 31, 1920 and passed away on December 17, 1999. He was the last of the movies “singing cowboys.” Rex was born in Wilcox, Arizona and quickly realized that he loved to play the guitar and entertain.  He started his … Read more