Triggered By An 85-Year-Old Song

Movie Music Haunted Me With Flashbacks Of My Doomed Romance

Tom Owens: How I REALLY Feel!
Human Parts

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Movie poster for “Big Broadcast of 1938” with large image of W.C. Fields. “with MARTHA RAYE.” Below her is the name of DOROTHY LAMOUR.
Bob Hope had never appeared in a major studio full-length movie before. He wasn’t a household name in Hollywood. Yet. (Fair Use Under U.S. Copyright Law)

My Saturday afternoon played like a movie matinee. Not a whole movie, mind you — just a trailer, a preview.

I know two sisters who run a funky downtown gift shop. At Paradox, they will play vintage music, jazz or 1950s and 60s rock for shoppers. Their music creates a time warp, a…

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Tom Owens: How I REALLY Feel!
Human Parts

As “Thomas S. Owens,” he authored 50-plus children’s books. As Tom, he debates day jobs on Twitter. Now, on Medium, buckle up. Tell-all Tom is here!