Still Singing, Petula Clark Turns 90

by Kevin Burton    Did you know Petula Clark has a new single?  Well, it’s her birthday today so let’s help her celebrate.    That’s 90 candles on the cake today for Petula, if you’re counting. She was born on this day in 1932 in Ewell, England. That’s 68 million records sold, if you’re doing …

The 110th Anniversary Of The Oreo Cookie

by Kevin Burton    The legendary American treat Oreo cookie has its 110th birthday Monday.    I don’t mean our personal Burton-owned Oreo cookies.  They are not that old but they have been in the pantry for a while.    On the previous granddaughter visit we attempted but did not complete, creation of an altogether …

Favorite Songs With Black In The Title

by Kevin Burton    This week on Flying Colors, a shoutout to all things black.    Some people think of black as an un-color, being the absence of light and all. You get a bit of that idea from our bonus track, “My Little Town,” by Simon and Garfunkel.   It contains the lyric, “And after …