Thur, Aug. 25th…
- State Fair Surprise!
- ”Prison Price is Right!”
- Hoops Guru Gerry McNamara!
- Your Favorite Happy “Dark” Songs!
96.9 WOUR welcomes new SU Head Football Coach Dino Babers! SU Football opens the season at home Friday night September 2nd to face Colgate. 7pm kickoff. Join us at our tailgating broadcast from the Sheraton at 4pm. Gameday coverage is brought to you by Burdick Automotive on the Home of SU Football, 96.9 WOUR
Win a Golf Getaway Package including 2 nights and 2 days at a Killington Resort Lodging property with 2 18 hole rounds of golf for two at Killington Golf Course. Join the WOUR REWARDS CLUB to enter to win! Click here to sign up. If you are already a member you are already automatically entered into the random drawing!
Roadtrip! Our featured ride this week takes you to the Grand Canyon of the Adirondacks, Ausable Chasm. Ride of the Week is brought to you by Harley-Davidson of Utica, by Murphy Excavating and by Smoker’s Choice. Here’s the route:Certainly you can zip up I-87 from Albany direct to Ausable Chasm but if you are looking for a journey, you may want to travel the Lakes to Locks Passage, It’s is loaded with scenic views, fabulous history and numerous picnic areas. Here is a link to the route http://visitadirondacks.com/attractions/byways/lakes-to-lock-passage which has many possibilities of side trips.Once you get to Ausable Chasm, there are self-guided tours, trails and adventure activities and of course, the splendor of Rainbow Falls.
Just when you think it can’t get any dumber…Scoop shows up with a story that will having you shaking your head. Whole Lotta Dumb, weekdays at 4:20 p.m.
Go acoustic on Sunday mornings with the Blue Moon Cafe! A showcase of singer-songwriters that is a comfortable listen from 7 a.m. to Noon! All music and a perfect soundtrack for pancake breakfasts or chilling on the couch. Tune out the chatter..tune in the acoustic vibe! And now available On Demand for listening when ever you want… thanks to Burdick Toyota-Scion(see Blue Moon On Demand section below).
Is It Football Season Yet?
Win An End-of-Summer Getaway
Ride of the Week Lakes to Locks Passage
Whole Lotta Dumb
The Blue Moon Cafe Sunday mornings and every day
Perhaps you have this one?
This is the ‘flames’ cover that was retracted after Skynyrd’s tragic plane crash in October of 1977 and replaced with a picture of the band against a black background. A nice copy of this with the flames on the cover can still be acquired for a reasonable price of about $15 to $30, so beware of unscrupulous merchants attempting to cash in on the legend and trying to get a much higher price. Comparison shop for awhile and you’ll be able to find a good quality copy at a fair price.
In my opinion this is one of the band’s finest moments, but I’m also that guy who still screams for ‘Freebird’. I eagerly await the documentary that Artimus Pyle is co-writing about the band’s rise, and ultimately that fateful day in a Mississippi swamp that claimed 6 lives. The songs written and created by Lynyrd Skynyrd still stand as some of the finest ever created by any American rock band, and Ronnie Van Zant will always be a hero to me.