Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Blast from Your Past Summer Tribute to DJ David “Da Snake” London

It’s always sad when someone we know leaves Earth for what we perceive as a “better place.” But it’s of some comfort to consider transition rather than finality. 

And even more wonderful when memories come flooding back for a tribute, a couple years later.

The following post originally appeared in December of 2013. Dave was remembered on my Facebook page today by Bill Trousdale with a fond memory. It inspired me to update and re-post Dave's memorial article, just days before what would have been his 67th birthday.

Happy Birthday "Snake"!

David L. Cockrell (06/26/1948 – 09/29/2013), aka DJ David London (WAPE/Jacksonville FL 1960s/early ‘70s); and David “Da Snake” London (KCBQ/San Diego 1970s) began his Earthly journey on a hot and humid summer day in 1948. He vacationed through life and boogied up to Rock & Roll Heaven September 29, 2013. In between, David was a man of many lives with a perpetual sunny smile. Here's how he made us smile ...

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Blast from Your Past - Amazon Countdown Sale!

To celebrate Father’s Day and Baby Boomer’s Recognition Day (06/21) we’re counting down to the BFYP Book 1 – Amazon Countdown Deal!

What’s a “Countdown Deal” you ask? This ebook sale offers a fun read about pioneering Radio DJs back in the dawn of Rock & Roll, at a special price for four days only. Details …

61% OFF: Beginning Friday, June 19, 2015, at 5:30a.m./PDT, the EBOOK edition of Blast from Your Past! Rock & Roll Radio DJs: the First Five Years 1954-1959 is ON SALE for only $1.99.

41% OFF: It inches up to $2.99 on Sunday and Monday: June 21st at 2:00a.m./PDT and through June 22nd – sale ends that night at 11:00p.m./PDT. (Back to original $4.99.)

Does Dad need a summer read? Know a special Baby Boomer you want to surprise with a fun addition to their Kindle library? Don't miss this sale!
"Cousin Brucie" Morrow at WINS/New York August 24, 1959

Let’s Rock & Roll down Memory Lane together … lots of great historical trivia with true tales of nostalgia from our friends behind the radio mic!

A little tease: Table of Contents and a couple of excerpts (see link on DJ name) - enjoy, then grab your copy quick, before the sale fades away ...

Rock On!