Following are some of my favorite locally connected sites. Click on the links or the graphics to enjoy!
Doc Krieger’s Rock & Roll Reviews & Trivia (Colorado Writer & Blogger)
George Krieger (Dentist) who has done so much for the Colorado Music Scene over the years – now shares with us his own musical memories.
The Bobby “G” On-Line Radio Show
Bobby is just a tremendous local music personality and historian – teacher – entrepreneur and more! His weekly radio program airs on streaming radio KZKO on Saturdays and is archived for our enjoyment at any time. Bobby is Robert Gonzalez. Click on the
Steve Faulkner’s “Rock The Drums”
This is former drummer for late 1960’s Denver group “Umbra” Steve Faulkner’s web site providing on-line drum lessons and more. Click on the image below to visit Steve’s site.
Sunday at The Memories
This great radio program is hosted by the Late Denver DJ Ray Durkee’s son – James on 950 Cruisin’ in Denver – Visit the program’s web site to enjoy the show and listen to archive streamed past programs.
Big K Productions
Big K Productions brings us their twice-a-year – Spring and Fall Record Collector’s Expo. The duo have teamed up for many years putting this great event together. Denver music lovers, vendors, and collectors all gather as a tribe to enjoy a tremendous Sunday twice a year – almost always at the Ramada Plaza at 10 E. 120th Avenue in Northglenn (I-25 & 120th Avenue). But always check their web site to make certain – and sign up for notifications. Click the images below to visit Big K Productions.
Broadcast Professionals of Colorado (Hall of Fame)
A deep and rich historical account of radio in the Denver area through the years
Colfax Avenue (Tribute Site by Rock-a-Billy cat Jonny Barber – Colorado Blogger)
Colorado Country Music Hall of Fame
“The Colorado Country Music Hall of Fame was established in 1999 to support, preserve and promote country music in the State of Colorado.”
Colorado Music Hall of Fame
The Colorado Music Hall of Fame Web Site is up and running – The current inductees include The Astronauts, Sugarloaf, John Denver, Barry Fey, KIMN Radio, Judy Collins, The Serendipity Singers, Bob Lind and more!
Pat Downey Enterprises
I met Pat Downey recently at the Big K Record Expo in Denver joining him as well as George Krieger and Larry Higgins – both local music scene guys – for a lunch and a trip back in time. Pat was a long-time DJ on KBCO-FM. Pat now hosts “Pat Downey Enterprises – Top 40 Music on CD” – He has a searchable data base of over 200,000 entries on this site – He provides reviews, presents a chat board and more. Visit his web site here!
The Rock-A-Billy Record Company
Founded by the late Willie Lewis (died October, 2014) this purest recording label features some of the finest music of the genre and is appreciated by rock-a-billy fans throughout the world. The Denver Eye maintains this fine web site.
Denver Area Radio Stations – Radio Memories
KIMN – The Denver Tiger
Visit the official KIMN Radio Tribute Page – for a nostalgic look back at the Denver Tiger – The Boss Jocks, The KIMN Chicken and a lot of great memories!
Denver West High School Alumni Web Site
Moonrakers Web Page (Colorado Blogger)
Denver’s own “Classics” – “Surfin’ Classics” and finally the Moonrakers.
A great band listing from groups – primarily in the 1960’s from across the Colorado Front Range presented by Black n’ Reads’ Mike Stelk.
North of Pueblo (Lisa Wheeler Colorado Blogger)
Lisa Wheeler authors this great Blog – A former Pueblo, Colorado DJ – Lisa documents the rich musical recording history from points north of Colorado’s steel city.
Lisa Wheeler’s “Rescued Colorado Vinyl”
Lisa marks her return to the Colorado scene hosting this streaming show out of Colorado Springs on radio KCMJ 93.9 FM. Click on the image to visit the program.
This is “Denver in the 1960’s and 1970’s” thread. Currently there are 129 pages of Denver Memory threads on this site. It is free but registration is required in order to join in on the conversation. Click on the image below to visit the thread.
Band Box artist and local media personality Dick Dedrick is part of this great nostalgic site with some great audio program CD’s for sale at great prices.
Pueblo City Limits (Lisa Wheeler Colorado Blogger)
This is Lisa Wheeler’s sister Blog site to “North of Pueblo” focusing on Pueblo’s rich music culture and points nearby.
Rock-A-Billy Records (Edgewater)
Fantastic 90’s Era Rock-A-Billy label based in Edgewater, Colorado – Click here or on the Rock-A-Billy logo to visit the web site
Rocky Mountain Used Vinyl Stores
This Used To Be Denver
This Blog presents in an interesting take on Denver’s past history illustrated and narrated by author and Denver native John Moore who photographs current sites which transplanted nostalgic memories. Click on the graphic below to visit the site.
Yeazel’s Music Site (Colorado Blogger)
Bob Yeazel – formerly of Beast and Sugarloaf (and more) presents a look at many local 1960’s/70’s bands plus much more!
Pete Wyant’s “Mr. Pedro” Web Site
Pete played with Boulder’s Astronauts, Hardwater with Rich Fifield, Spinning Wheel, GNP and more! Enjoy his recollections about many local artists and groups on “Mr. Pedro”.
Antiques Across Colorado
Here is a neat little guide to the State’s collectible shops where you can find just about anything – and often mysterious vinyl – Click on the two thumbnail images to obtain a large alphabetical store listing