Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Back in the day

This a newspaper clip of me on college radio back in the day (90s). That's me on the microphone. I'm in good company with fellow dee jay Michael Wayne Swanston(left) along with Jazz historian and station manager Theron "Ike" Carter.
By the way, I took some pictures on my trip south. Check them out on Flickr. Peace~


get zapped said...

It's great to have you back. I love your pics on Flickr, the cross and watermelon shots are great! Welcome back...

MJW said...

Well, you know how I feel about jazz and college radio, so I'll skip to a more important question: was the Rib Shack any good?

Dance_Soul said...

Welcome Back!

Anonymous said...

Glad to have to back Stephen! I will check out the Flickr shots as soon as I have a free moment. Take care!

Dance_Soul said...

Ahh - Good ole Ebenezer. My first trip there was in '98. Our church has their pastor in yearly and we send our pastor and a choir there once a year. In '98 it was the Youth Choir's turn to go - and since I was co-president I made sure I went. Lo and behold but who was in the front row? Ms. Coretta Scott King herself. I got to talk to her, shake her hand and get a hug. I went back in '04 after they stopped having services in the old church. Our family was on its way to Augusta for a family reunion. We stopped at the Center and took a long tour. In fact - I'm going to break out the pictures and blog about it today.
Thanks for stirring up the memories STEPHEN!!!

Lyrically speaking said...

Wow, you look so young, and you had a fade? you without the hair

BronzeBuckaroo said...

Love all those pictures, Mr. Stephen. You certainly have an eye for the snapshot and a good ear for jazz.

BronzeBuckaroo said...

For however long you may be with us, it is good to have you back, friend.

Anonymous said...

Hi Stephen,
I finally got to look at your pic's from the trip, you really are a talented photographer! Looks like you saw a lot and had a good time! Have a super weekend!

Stephen A. Bess said...

Thank you and good to see you.

Thank you. It's good to be back, but life has taken over a bit. I'm not on blogger as often as I used to be anymore.

:) I didn't get a chance to have any ribs.

What's up. I'll have to visit so I can see your photos. Good to see you. Yes, I had a nice time down south. I took my wife all over.

Thank you and good to see you. I'm glad that you enjoyed the photos. I do love a great shot. I saw many on my trip.

lol! That was in 1992. I had the fresh fade! :)

Thank you. I need to take more soon. Good to see you.

Rethabile said...

Back in the day, indeed. Heading over to see the pix now. Cheers.

PS: Home was just incredible for me and my soul.

Rose said...

Great photographs. You are very good with this. On the photo above you look so young.......are you still in communications?.....

neena maiya (guyana gyal) said...

College radio and tv...that's what the students here need. Except they would probably descend into political rantings.

the prisoner's wife said...


you are old *wink*

check out them fades y'all rockin!

oh...and i think you have inspired me. i have been a picture, snapping fool as of late. going to post some of my trip.

glad you cool,
lil sis

Rethabile said...

Kea leboha. Ausi Ntshiwua, ke tlile le lihoapa, empa bana baka ba li qetile. Much love to you both.

Stephen A. Bess said...

I am no longer in radio. I miss it though. Thank you.

Our kids need to get into some political ranting.

Cool. I can't wait to see what has caught your eye. It's good to hear from you lil sis. Take care.

Msg from Ausi:
Ke tlo ba kgaola ditsebe bana bao! Ba ntse ba phela hantle hae?

Anonymous said...

Peace Stephen:

I trust you are well. I love the pics as usual...keep giving us what you give, brotha.

My time as a blogger has come to an end, the boat is drifting off from the peer etc. But I'll still be here...reading your words, being enlightened. And I'll still be with you on the space. Peace.

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