Tag Archive | June 3rd

Celebrate National Donut Day All Summer With Cool Donut Swag!

Homer Simpson Donuts
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National Donut Dayfalls on the first Friday in June, but you love Donuts all year long, so one day is just not enough! Since it’s almost summer, so how about having some fun in the sun…with donuts!? All products courtesy of Bigmouth Inc!

Donut Hole Beach Ball

Beach volleyball and pool  games will be transformed when you play with this Giant Donut Hole Beach Ball, which can be yours for the low price of $10.99 by clicking over to This Link!

Donut Pool Float

And you can float around on this Donut Pool Floatie which sells for $19.99.

Donut Drink Holder

Of course, you will need something to hold your drink. Inflatable Donut Pool Drink Floats come in a 3 Pack for just $10.99 at This Link!

Donut Beach Blanket

And for even more Donut-themed fun in the sun, stretch out in the sand on this Giant Donut Beach Blanket! It’s only $29.99 at This Link!

Have a Delicious Summer Everyone!

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RIP Singer & Composer Andrew Gold


From Spinner Dot Com:

Singer-songwriter Andrew Gold, the writer of the 1977 hit “Lonely Boy” and a frequent collaborator of Linda Ronstadt’s, died in his sleep at his Encino, Calif., home on June 3, the Los Angeles Times reports. The 59-year-old had been battling cancer.

Gold seemed destined to find a career in music, thanks to the accomplishments of his family. His mother, Marni Nixon, sang for Natalie Wood in West Side Story and for Audrey Hepburn in My Fair Lady, while his father, Ernest Gold, won an Oscar for his score of the 1960 film Exodus.

Taking up multiple instruments on Ronstadt’s Heart Like a Wheel, Prisoner in Disguise and Hasten Down the Wind, Gold added a charm and robustness to the famous singer’s records. “Andrew was so enormously talented it almost seemed effortless,” Ronstadt told the Los Angeles Times. “He was a real cornerstone of those early records … He was so bubbly and so smart and we were so impressed with what a good musician he was.”

Gold worked as a session musician for James Taylor, Carly Simon and Loudon Wainwright III. His impressive resume also includes the theme song to NBC’s Mad About You and his hits “Lonely Boy” and “Thank You for Being a Friend,” the latter of which was used as the Golden Girls theme.

Gold is survived by his wife, Leslie Kogan, his mother, two sisters and three daughters.

Happy Birthday, Ian Hunter!

Ian Hunter, Mott The Hoople

Ian Hunter, Singer for Mott The Hoople, was born on this day, June 3rd, in 1939, wow! Read my awesome interview with Ian from way back in the year 2000 at this link. Happy Birthday, Ian!