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Scott Alexander
Working at KGON in the late 80's was a big part of my early broadcasting career.  I have great memories from that time in Portland and at KGON.  Playing timeless Rock Classic that were produced when budgets for recording were so high and the psycho acoustics and analog warmth made listening such an enjoyable experience.  Mix that audio Phatness with today’s HD and it is better sounding then ever!  KGON Rocks with a perfect amount of cowbell!
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Laissez les bon temps rouler! It's Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday!

Since my family (Mom's side) is from the great state of Louisiana, I love the whole Mardi Gras thing.  I was not raised in the Catholic church, but had friends and family who were, and I understood this was the last great blow out before Lent began.  That's the part I loved, and still do.  If you've never been to New Orleans, it must go on your bucket list.  Yes, even after Katrina had her way with the city.  If you know nothing about Mardi Gras, or New Orleans, or what "laissez les bon temps rouler" means (think The Cars...."Let the Good Times Roll"), let me give you some links to use, and you'll be in the groove in no time! Here's an actual site about Mardi Gras history.  Click here. Here's a site with great southern food to eat today.  Click here. Here's a woman from Hillsboro who makes great Mardi Gras masks! Click here. There, now you can celebrate and enjoy the day with a little bit of history, food, and maybe a mask.  Be safe, and Let the Good Times Roll!



 
03/08/2011 11:30AM
Laissez les bon temps rouler! It's Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday!
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