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Richie Phillips

WGNA Morning Show Co-host for 23 years.  Former high school Social Studies teacher who traded blackboard for a keyboard.  Has been resident rhymer ever since.  Co-recipient of 2000 CMA Award for Best Morning Show and NYS Broadcasters Awards for same.    Two time winner of New York State Broadcasters Award for "Reading, Writing, and Rhyming" school program.
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Hillsdale NY Gets A Catchy Theme Song From Richie -Your Town Thursday [AUDIO]

I didn't get a whole lot of information about this nice little town down in Columbia County, but I hopefully made due with what I had.  Thanks to all the folks who helped me out on the Facebooks!  Here's your song, and I think you'll recognize the tune. 

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Days of Gold
Courtesy Sony Music Downloads

My Latest Download – Jake Owen’s “Days Of Gold” – Review [VIDEO]

Given the latest exciting news regarding Countryfest 21, I thought I should go a little deeper into the Jake Owen catalogue of songs, so I purchased "Days Of Gold". Here's a quick summary for you, for what it's worth (actually around $10 on Amazon!!) 

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shovel sand
photo by Richie

We’ve Got Such Bad Cabin Fever , I Wrote A Song About It! [AUDIO}

I don't know about you, but  If Dorrie and I have to  look at these two items ONE more time we're going to be put into straight jackets and sequestered in padded rooms.  But then again, that will give us an even worse case of CABIN FEVER!!  (Dorrie and my duet about the subject to follow)

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from WGNA website

Learn To Play “Hey Jude” By The Beatles On Piano in 1:07 Seconds [VIDEO]

So much Beatles nostalgia going around!  I don't know about you, but I'm in my glory this past week, and It's not over. Look who's coming this coming Thursday! It's the Hey Jude Tribute Band as part of Saratoga Beer Week! 

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write a song Wednesday

“If You’re Not First, You’re Last” -Write A Song Wednesday -[AUDIO]

You guys did it AGAIN!  You are now 4 for 4!  Another "Write A Song Wednesday" is in the record books.  It's number 1 with a bullet!  Could be a Grammy nominee!  ( Ok, Richie - calm down) .  Nevertheless, here's your (or shall I say OUR creation!) 

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Hysterical! Cats Meowing Gets Almost 2 Million Views. Join in! – [VIDEO]

Ok, you have to put yourself in my place here.  I'm thankful for the response I get from the things I write, the songs I create etc.  Thank you, thank you, thank you!   But come on... This person puts up videos of cats meowing and get 2 million views???  Arrrrrrrrrrrrrrrgghhh!   Well, if you can't beat em……

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