Matt C protests the CBS interruption of the Iron Bowl with the Joe Namath appearance. Deep discussion of the Tide’s win over Auburn. Matty A talks about his first encounter with NFL Legend Lawrence Taylor, and Meyer’s milk comment draws praise from the guys while Harbaugh cried over his being spilled…
Our guest WeatherBrain this week is Dr. Ray Russell from Ray’s Weather from the mountains of North Carolina. He calls Ray’s Weather his hobby gone berserk. Dr. Russell is a Computer Science professor at Appalachian State University. His PhD is in Computer Science from Georgia Tech (1989); weather has been a long-time passion. He started posting a “snow forecast” on the university website back in the mid 1990’s; this evolved into RaysWeather.Com in 2000. Ray lives in Boone and has taught at Appalachian State since 1991.
This week on The A Side is Jazz and RnB vocalist Ona Watson. Ona has been involved in the Alabama music scene around the State for quite sometime. He has been inducted into the Alabama Jazz Hall Of Fame and is very much involved in the entertainment and night club business in the city of Birmingham and around the Southeast. He also owns and runs Ona’s Music Room which has received many accolades as being one of the finest music venues in the country.
Matt A explains his unique facial hair and awards his donkey of the week. Hint: Charlie Brown kicking without Lucy. Matt C “T’s” off on Coach “O” for failing to man up about The Tide’s “D”. Both Matt’s were quite impressed with Auburn QB Sean White and the extraordinary blocked FG by Vandy’s Zach Cunningham from Pinson Valley, AL.
This weeks guest on The A Side is Marc Alan Barnette. His band, 24 Karat, was chosen as the top band in the country in the 1984 Miller High Life battle of the bands out of 30,000 applicants. He now lives in Nashville where he has written or been a co-writer of over 3000 songs for himself and other artist. He spends most of his time now teaching the art of song writing to young and upcoming artist while still maintaining a presence as and artist himself.