BMS S02E15 DENNIS DeYOUNG Good Living

10399481_1176848974309_3109663_nDennis DeYoung, the iconic Classic Rock voice opens up about his days with Styx and addresses some of the rumors that got out about the split up 17 years ago. In between the laughs, we get into technology, Progressive Rock, writing hits, traveling, caring for the vocal chords and we take a close listen to a couple of his solo tracks. This is a timeless encore of one of our greatest moments from 2010. Talent.
Insight. Knowledge. Grace. Dry sarcasm. He brings all of it. 
We close with an updated segment on Dennis, who’s still going strong!

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BMS S02E13 MADMAN MIKE Last Call At Button South

MadmanButton2In a Rock n Roll Radio Reunion of sorts, a fellow 97 GTR Rock n Roll Animal co-hosts a preview of the upcoming Button South Class Reunion in September in Ft. Lauderdale. We chat by phone with Tommy Vincent from Heartless and Markus Allen from Race, two of the ten bands reuniting this year. We share all of the details on the two-night event, plus some music clips and a ton of memories of an unforgettable South Florida music era. Gettin’ the bands back together for a special Music Friday episode. (mildly explicit content)

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BMS S02E12 SHEP HYKEN Smilin’ and Dialin’

Shep-Hyken-Headshot-Tie-LRShep Hyken says all the things we’ve been saying about the state of Customer Service.  But he says it to a big audience. He spreads his “do the right thing” ideal with high profile consultation, bestselling books, keynote speeches and corporate training. We discuss the impact that social media has in our efforts to hold companies and services accountable. Shep talks about his music experiences and we tie that in with a quick listen to the classic “United Breaks Guitars” by Dave Carroll.
Thanks for listening and have a great day!

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BMS S02E09 ROBERT M KNIGHT Knight Visions

Rogue_KnightMusic and Photography come together in a special fashion in the documentary Rock Prophecies. Our guest, RMN is the focal point of the movie, as he recalls stories of his connections to Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimmy Page, Jimi Hendrix and countless others. In this candid conversation he goes into even more detail about his skills at gaining access and the resulting lifelong friendships he’s made.       RobertMKnight.net

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BMS S02E05 TOMMY BRAGA Blue Sunday

FB_IMG_1468616609247This Law Enforcement veteran joins me for one of the most important and topical episodes this show has published. While we were recording this, another tragedy was taking place in Louisiana. Officer Braga spent 30 years in many roles from Detective to Crisis Intervention to Patrol Officer and Security detail. His somber tone for the current culture we are in is apparent and we cover everything from guns to traffic stops, social media’s influence and more. And, we take a surprising musical turn near the end!
Thank you for your service, Officer.

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BMS S02E04 KEITH MEDLEY Scratchin’ Itches

KeithMHarpGuitarA surname that says music. An artist with beautiful music in his mind and the skills to construct an instrument that could play it. A project put on hold for about 20 years while life got in the way. Reattaching to that project and seeing it through to completion. All of these elements come together in two distinct masterpieces, Keith Medley’s spectacular harp guitar and “Ancestors”, the gem he recorded with it. One of the finest moments of our show from one of our finest guests! Keith Medley Music Website

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BMS S02E03 GENE MEROLA A Page In Comedy

bc6379_6c9424c7ea5b4e639190a435cdbf96c9.jpg_srz_283_407_85_22_0.50_1.20_0He’s as much a part of South Florida’s entertainment history as Jimmy Buffett, Vanilla Ice or Esther Rolle. Gene Merola’s character and humor became a huge part of Fort Lauderdale’s nightlife in its grandest era. We spend time on the personal, soothing and therapeutic qualities of comedy, the experience of running a club, Staten Island and much more and have a couple of much needed laughs. Plus, hear the details on a couple of upcoming gigs July 16 and 21!

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BMS S02E01 DIANA WOODS Soul Shining

S02E01In our first installment of the new season, we meet Diana Woods who is dedicated to reminding us of our abilities to stay on top of our thoughts and emotions. Her daily affirmations e-mail blast “Let Your Soul Shine Now” brings together powerful words from powerful people. There’s even a musical connection that we play at the end. Hear some inspiring words herein and subscribe to Diana’s email while you listen Diana@letyoursoulshinenow.com
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THREE UP ON SEVENTEEN PuttCast – Chapter 3

3UpPodCoverWe meet more characters on the course while hearing examples of the origins, complexities and implications of “wagering”in golf. Did the shepherds risk property and possessions to make the ancient version of the game more interesting? Is your handicap suited to play against big shots? How much is “too much”?This chapter of 3Up will help you answer, or least ponder these questions and more.

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THREE UP ON SEVENTEEN PuttCast – Chapter 2

3UpPodCoverCHAPTER TWO Putting – A National Crisis
After last Sunday’s U.S. Open drama, this is a timely and fitting chapter from 3Up! You’ll hear a couple of stories that exemplify the complexity of what is arguably the most difficult aspect of the great game. Meet Joe, Mike, Todd and Big John, just a few of the many characters featured in this book, and learn of their antics on the putting greens of Westchester County, NY and Fort Lauderdale, Florida. You may even learn some tricks you can try in your next big stakes round of golf!

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