Merrell In The Morning Fun You May Have Missed – May 30th, 2014
Did you hear the Celebration this morning on Merrell In the Morning? Here’s what you missed: Censorship in Utah, the man of a thousand voices, Wynonna Judd’s real name, and more!
Salute your graduates! Call 344-1115 to leave your personal message for “Graduate Shout outs”!
Mint Julep Day
1908 – Mel Blanc – ‘the man of a thousand voices’: cartoon voice: Barney Rubble, Dino the Dinosaur, Bugs Bunny, Tweety Bird, Daffy Duck, Yosemite Sam, Quick Draw McGraw; actor: Jack Benny Show [radio]; died July 10, 1989
1909 – Benny Goodman – clarinetist, bandleader: Jersey Bounce, Taking a Chance on Love, Let’s Dance, Sing, Sing, Sing, Stompin’ at the Savoy, Alexander’s Ragtime Band, St. Louis Blues, Goodnight My Love, One O’Clock Jump, Perfidia; died June 13, 1986
1926 – Fiddler Johnny Gimble (88) is born in Tyler, Texas. Named Instrumentalist of the Year five times by the Country Music Association, his credits include work with Bob Wills, Willie Nelson, Moe Bandy and George Strait
1964 – Wynonna Judd (Christina Claire Ciminella) (50)
Grammy Award-winning singer: with her mother, Naomi: The Judds: Mama He’s Crazy , Why Not Me , Grandpa [Tell Me ’Bout the Good Old Days] , Give a Little Love ,Love Can Build a Bridge ; solo: She is His Only Need, I Saw the Light, No One Else on Earth, A Bad Goodbye [w/Clint Black], Only Love; sister of singer, actress Ashley Judd
1966 – Dolly Parton marries Carl Dean in Ringgold, Georgia (48th)
Utah School “Photoshops” Yearbook Photos To Show Less Skin
Female students at Wasatch High School in Utah were surprised to find their yearbook photos were altered without them knowing about it.
Wasatch County Superintendent Terry Shoemaker said there was a sign warning students that pictures might be edited and the students should have known the dress code.
He did apologize for the randomness of the rule: “We only apologize in the sense that we want to be more consistent with what we’re trying to do in that sense we can help kids better prepare for their future by knowing how to dress appropriately for things.”
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Our Man In Nashville – Jimmy Carter
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