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John Niland – Dallas Cowboy Pro Bowl Guard

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December 28, 2021

Paul Heckmann sat down with John Niland – a former Iowa Hawkeye and Dallas Cowboy from the East Coast that played under Tom Landy…

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Earl Young – Gold Medal Winning Olympic Sprinter

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December 1, 2021

Paul Heckmann sat down with Earl Young – a former Californian turned Dallasite. From his days winning Olympic track gold to victory over Leukemia…

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Phil Weir – A Whiskey River of Interesting Lives Lived

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October 30, 2021

Paul Heckmann sat down with Phil Weir – a man that partied with members of the Dallas Cowboys, co-owned the nightclub Whiskey River with…

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Burton Gilliam, (2 of 2)

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September 12, 2021

Paul Heckmann sat down with Burton Gilliam an actor, fireman, boxer and much more. In this second of two interviews, Gilliam reflects on his acting career, dating life and…

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Burton Gilliam, Fireman, Boxer and Famous Actor (1 of 2)

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August 22, 2021

Paul Heckmann sat down with Burton Gilliam an actor, fireman, boxer and much more. In this first of two interviews, Gilliam reflects on his time growing up in Dallas…

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Artist Music

STEVE BROOKS, ARTIST EXTRAORDINAIRE!

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July 10, 2021
Willie had me come up to Colorado – actually, had me paint a tepee for him at his place. It was actually on the Barbara Walters special with Willie. If you look in the background, you’ll see a tepee. So, I was there painting the tepee. Then, we did the picnic in ’79. Willie had just bought the country club down there – Pedernales Country Club. So, we did that picnic – well, it was right after the picnic. So then, he wanted me to come up to Colorado to his house. He’d bought another tepee that he wanted me to paint. This thing was huge. It was in Life magazine. You should see that.
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Music Podcast

MICHAEL NESMITH, ‘HEY, HEY, HE’S A TEXAN!’

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June 17, 2021

Paul Heckmann sat down with Michael Nesmith of The Monkees television show and band. In the interview, Nesmith reflects on his time growing up…

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MIKE RABON, THE FIVE AMERICANS

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May 2, 2020
We appeared on Dick Clark’s Where the Action Is. If we were playing in Houston somewhere and Dick Clark knew about it, he’d call us and say, “Would you guys come over and tape a song?” We would come by, go out by a swimming pool or something and tape our newest tune for him. We were on that show four or five times with the Knickerbockers and Paul Revere and the Raiders, so we were hot stuff. We did a lot of work with Dick Clark's Caravan Of Stars and wherever that took us, that's where we would go.
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WHEN DALLAS ROCKED, THE KIRBY WARNOCK STORY

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March 22, 2020
I heard about Jimmie Vaughan growing up because he was in The Chessmen and I was in high school at the time. Whenever we’d come through Dallas, we’d hear about the Chessmen with KLIF or something like that. When I saw them, you understand, this was back when people played live. You didn’t watch it on YouTube. You had to go to the club and see them play in person. And they just had a presence or a skill set that was just above everybody else. It was just Jimmie and Stevie, and there was everybody else.
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Clubs Music

A FALSTAFF AND A GLOBE

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October 7, 2019
Long before the idea of Louann's came around Lou and Ann Bovis were running the Falstaff Tavern in the English Village. Not too long after the Centennial kicked off, Ann's brother Anton Martinkus joined them. Anton was an old warhorse, serving under George C Patton long before he became General Patton. He knew him better at Major Patton back at Fort Sheridan. He stayed with Lou and Ann until WWII broke and he went back to kicking butt and taking names at places like the beachhead at Leyte.
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