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Rocker Marshall Crenshaw, R&B Crooners Mint Condition and ‘Football Night in America’ Host Dan Patrick Today on BlogTalkRadio

marshall-crenshawMarshall Crenshaw: The rocker who had a hit with 1981’s Someday, Someway–and played Buddy Holly in La Bamba—drops in on Icon Fetch host Tony Peters to chat about playing John Lennon in the road production of Beatlemania!, and about his upcoming album.

mint-conditionMint Condition: The R&B quintet from St. Paul, Minn.—who charted in the ‘90s with tracks like If You Love Me and Ready or Not—drops in on host Suncera Johnson to chat about their new single Caught My Eye, and about their house-band gig on TV One’s Way Back When.

dan-patrickDan Patrick: The co-host of NBC’s Football Night in America, who also hosts an eponymous show on Premiere Radio Networks—and writes for Sports Illustrated—drops in on Milford CT Radio to preview the 2011 gridiron season.

att-montelwilliams1Montel Williams: The former talk-show king chats about living with multiple sclerosis. “One of the symptoms is that about 30 to 40 percent of us feel something called an ‘MS hug,’” he tells Living Smart & Well. It happened to me in Las Vegas… I thought I was having a heart attack.”

jesse-epps3Jesse Epps: The former AFSCME national organizer (circled), who was a close friend of Dr. Martin Luther King—and was at the minister’s side when he was shot in 1968—sits down with host Joyce Barrie to commemorate our slain leader during Black History Month.

Bob Dylan Photog Charles Gatewood: I Only Got $105 for Famed Poster

Charles Gatewood learned the importance of royalties the hard way.

Interviewed on Mr. Media, the photographer known for his iconic shot of Bob Dylan recalls how that 1966 pic came to be—and how he got the raw end of a deal that helped shape an entire generation.

CAPTION: It ain't profitable, babe: Charles' shot of Bob seen 'round the world.

It ain't profitable, babe: Charles' shot of Bob seen (and sold) 'round the world.

“I had a job working in a Stockholm news agency, and after I worked there awhile they started giving me little privileges, like the key to the equipment cabinet and a press pass so I could go out and shoot things on my own and polish my skills,” he tells host Bob Andelman.

“Then, a few weeks before I shot Dylan, Martin Luther King was in town and they gave me the assignment…And I blew the assignment. I took Continue reading