Song-of-the-summer seekers will find many gone-viral candidates in this first summer in which YouTube clicks count in sending a song toward the top of the charts.
Some of you remember listening to them when your hair was down to your butt and all the coolest bands were named after places in the U.S. Some of you only know them from your parents’ record collections. It’s no secret that they’ve been around a while — 40 years to be exact.
“It has to be an experience,” Robert Sandidge said time and time again of the Subaru Summer Concert Series. The series is in its third year, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to Wenatchee’s Ohme Gardens. The experience is one Sandidge believes few will forget.
CHICAGO — Gretchen Wilson didn’t think turning 40 last week was a big deal. To her, it was just another number. Turning 36 a few years ago? That was a different story.
“For whatever reason, 36 was hard for me,” Wilson said on Monday, two days before she officially hit 40, from her home in Tennessee. “I felt like that was getting old. When I was a kid, as soon as someone said they’re 36, I thought, ‘Oh, they’re old.’ Maybe 50 will be hard for me as well. But ...