steam donkeysSaturday, May 24, 2014

By Buck Quigley

Buffalo, NY—Locally-based global think tank The Steam Donkeys announce summit meeting

Before the advent of the World Wide Web (www), in the fervent period of obscure American music that music writers often refer to as the “No Depression” years, when original acts were struggling to carve a niche for themselves in the face of all conceivable odds, one ragtag outfit from the northern border town of Buffalo, NY set itself apart through sheer desperation, force of will, a knowledge of the Eisenhower Interstate system, and clever mechanical ability—to spread its music all over the eastern half of the United States, as far west as Austin to the south, and Minneapolis to the north. That band was improbably called the Steam Donkeys. They have gone on to become one of the most influential global think tanks on earth.

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Celebrating 25 Years in Downtown Dunedin

25 Year Anniversary of Kelly'sI fell in love with Florida in February, February 1974.  I had saved up all my first Communion money, Confirmation money, I had two jobs,  working for 10c tips at Saturday bingo at St Andrews, and cleaning an elderly ladies apartment in the neighborhood  My cousin Doreen and I bought tickets to Jacksonville, Fl, where other cousins lived at the time.  Now I know that we had some big adventures on this trip, camping on the beach in St Augustine in a travel trailer, a big step up for a tent camper like me, getting hideous sunburns and going to bed slathered in Noxema, and even my first trip to Disney World, but my love affair started in a shower, in a split level house, in Jacksonville FL.

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