KOOL FM Staff
KOOL FM Playlist – June 2012 Top Songs
Check out the top 40 songs in KOOL FM's rotation for the month of June 2012
Robin Gibb, of the Bee Gees, Dead at 62
ABC News has reported the death of Robin Gibb, of the Bee Gees, at the age of 62.
The Easter Bunny Visits Abilene Businesses to Help You Save Money [SPONSORED]
Easter is just around the corner and the kids are going to be expecting Easter baskets full of Easter eggs, plush toys and candy. A local marketing company has come up with a solution to save you money, so that you can afford all of the little things that make Easter such a joy.
What Do People in Abilene Google the Most? Kony 2012, NCAA, Hunger Games and More
Thanks to search engines like Google, no longer do people in Abilene have to spend hours of time in the library searching for information on Kony 2012, NCAA, Hunger Games, American Idol or ABC. With just a couple of keystrokes, that information is right in front of your eyes. Heck, you're probably clicking on the links I just provided for those 5 topics right now. How do I know that? According to
Find Lucky the Leprechaun This Week for Serious Savings at Abilene Businesses [SPONSORED]
It’s not every day that you see a Leprechaun running around town, but this week keep your eyes peeled for Lucky the Leprechaun. Every business that Lucky the Leprechaun visits will be offering special discounts, offers, and more! Visit these area businesses and have your photo taken with the Lucky the Leprechaun and take advantage of some serious savings!
Flashback: Beatles Record ‘From Me To You’ [VIDEO]
It was on this date (March 5th, 1963) that the Beatles recorded 'From Me To You'. That's 49 years ago. The song was recorded during a single session at Abbey Road Studios and would be featured on the band's British debut album 'Please Please Me'. The same day the band posed for the cover photo of the album.
Remembering Ronnie Montrose In Video [VIDEOS]
Fans of Rock & Roll are mourning the death of famed 70s guitarist Ronnie Montrose. He died this past Saturday (March 3rd, 2012), after a long battle with prostate cancer. Montrose featured a young Sammy Hagar as lead vocalist on his debut album, which included the most familiar tracks from the guitarist: 'Bad Motor Scooter' and 'Rock Candy'.
‘Munsters’ House Recreated In Texas [VIDEO]
A Waxahachie, Texas family has recreated the Munsters house in tribute to the 1960s television series. Sandra and Chuck McKee live in the 5,800 square foot house, which was constructed to be an absolute replica of the one featured on TV. The owners are truly big fans of 'The Munsters', and have taken it to a whole new level.
Peter Frampton Updates Fans On Restoration Of ‘Alive’ Guitar [VIDEO]
You may have seen the news recently that Peter Frampton recovered the iconic Les Paul guitar he used on the live shows for 'Frampton Comes Alive' after it had been lost for over 30 years. The black Les Paul electric was in rough shape when Frampton got it back. In fact, it had survived a cargo plane crash. But he says that the guitar will be completely restored and he will be documenting the wh
Big Bopper’s Casket Is Up For Auction [VIDEO]
J.P. 'The Big Bopper' Richardson died in a plane crash in February of 1959, along with Buddy Holly and Richie Valens. It's one of the most famous and tragic accidents in music history, and has come to be known as 'the day the music died'. The photo here shows Richardson's casket just before burial.
Flashback: John Lennon’s All Star Jam At Rock & Roll Circus [VIDEO]
It was 43 years ago this Sunday (December 11th, 1968) that the Rolling Stones assembled an all star list of musicians for their 'Rock & Roll Circus at London's Twickenham studios'. The event was planned as a holiday tv special in conjunction with the release of the Stones' 'Beggar's Banquet' album. It was filmed for a two-day period and turned out to be the last performance with Brian Jones
Virginia Tech Submits to Lockdown as Unidentified Gunman Roams Campus
Virginia Tech appears to be reliving its worst nightmare as reports of a shooting have placed the university under lockdown.