Our January episode includes a tributes to two friends recently lost – John Franz and Doc Brester. John was a revered local musician, and Doc Brester was a beloved veterinarian. We also have pieces from Jeff Tryon, Nature Ramblings with Jim Eagleman, and more.
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Our show includes:
- We remember John Franz with an interview from 2011, his 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award, and many songs from Slats Klug and other friends.
- Marvin Parrish sings his song “John Franz”.
- John Franz sings “Simple Song”, written for him by Slats Klug.
- John Franz sings Slat’s song “Ballad of Wash and Mary Barns”.
- John and friends sing Slat’s song “Within These Hills”
- Chuck Wills witnesses the planetary convergence.
- Vera Grubbs interviews author Debora Bowden.
- Jim Eagleman discusses “Winter Neighbors” in Nature Ramblings.
- Jeff Tryon is out of the loop.
- Rick Fettig knows something about Unity.
- Dave Seastrom remembers Doc Brester
Hosted by Dave Seastrom, Pam Raider, Vera Grubbs, Chuck Wills, Jim Lemon, and Rick Fettig.
First aired Sunday, January 3rd, 2021 at 9 AM on WFHB
✄ Engineering & post-production by Chuck Wills and Jim Lemon.
✇ Theme music by Slats Klug & Friends.
Our cover photo courtesy of Chuck Wills and Geoff Thompson
Our Story Slam Podcast, and this episode are sponsored by The Brown County Inn