Vintage / Sports car show

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CONTACT Alan Thacker (Barber Motorsports & Mountain Brook Car Club) | 205-370-1036   WHEN Friday, May 17  5 pm – 8pm WHERE Rele Street, Lane Parke (between the Grand Bohemian and Revelator Coffee) SPONSORS Barber Motorsports, the Mountain Brook Driving Club and Lane Parke WHY 1) A street party for Lane Parke customers, merchants and … Read More

Francis Hutcheson Hare, Jr. (“Brother”)

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January 31, 1936 – May 31, 2019 Brother Hare fervently believed his father was the best lawyer he ever knew. It would be equally true to believe that Brother was the best lawyer his father ever knew. After a sudden onset of pneumonia, Brother died peacefully Friday night, surrounded by his family. A tireless worker … Read More

Spontaneous Compression 5

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From breezy pop and soulful folk to nasty funk. And most points in between.   (playlist under artwork)   CLICK ARTWORK TO LAUNCH PLAYER   Playlist Marti Jones   TOURIST TOWN Joni Mitchell   DOWN TO YOU Hem WHEN I WAS DRINKING Ryan Adams   NEW YORK Bob Dylan   SUBTERRANEAN HOMESICK BLUES Bob Mould   … Read More

Voodoo Pop

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Play after dark. During a full moon. Preferably in or near a swamp.   (playlist under artwork)   CLICK ARTWORK TO LAUNCH PLAYER   Playlist James Brown  HOT (I NEED TO BE LOVED…) Los Lobos  WICKED RAIN Baaba Maal  LAM TORO Rolling Stones  GIMME SHELTER Donna The Buffalo  VOICE IN MY HEAD Police  BED’S TO BIG WITHOUT … Read More

Time Warped!

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Beat–Centric Music, Mostly From The Early–80’s.   (playlist under artwork)   CLICK ARTWORK TO LAUNCH PLAYER OR DOWNLOAD   Playlist Laurie Anderson  BORN, NEVER ASKED The Beat  WALK AWAY Bad Manners  SPECIAL BREW Tom Tom Club  GENIUS OF LOVE Isley Brothers  THE PRIDE Ian Dury  FUNKY DISCO POPS Fishbone  CHOLLY Cornerstore  BRIMFULL OF ASHA Donna The … Read More

What’s your hurry?

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Soulful, mostly–twangin’ tunes, all played at a snail’s pace   (playlist under artwork) CLICK ARTWORK TO LAUNCH PLAYER OR DOWNLOAD   Playlist Siegel Schwall Band  ANOTHER SONG….BY A CITY BOY Marshall Crenshaw  I’M SORRY (BUT SO IS BRENDA LEE) Ray Wylie Hubbard  DRUNKEN POET’S DREAM Jackson Browne  SHAKY TOWN Ryan Bingham  ALL CHOKED UP AGAIN … Read More

Why Content Marketing May (Or May Not) Be Right For Your Business.

By FrancisBUSINESS, Communications, Content Marketing, THE AGENCY, Uncategorized, Work

In early 2011, I made a commitment to learning the fine art of building and promoting the agency’s brand through content marketing. Enter Michael Gass. A long-time ad agency vet specializing in New Business Development, Michael launched his own Content Marketing / Social Media consultancy in 2007. Since then, he’s taught the same fundamental system … Read More