You are not alone…Somewhere out there is a soul just like ours and someone has dedicated a song just to you. Technology can unite or divide us. How about the power of music?! Decades ago radio hosts brought people together simply by speaking into a microphone. Families gathered round communal areas and listened…The late journalist Walter Winchell used to greet America every night by radio, and though his career waned, at one time millions of people tuned in. He stated, “Good evening Mr. and Mrs. America, from border to border and coast to coast and all the ships at sea.” American DJ Casey Kasem ran American Top 40 from 1970 until 2009. Listeners could tune into the radio and dedicate a famous top 40 song to someone far away. Maybe it was an old love in Birmingham, Alabama or maybe a brother once seen in Michigan who hadn’t been seen in decades. The airwaves united millions of people from different walks of life like never before. So much has changed. Even Radio 1 in the U.K. held people in sway. What power it had! The ability to select a playlist from Pandora has taken away the element of surprise. We hung on the note of every newly released song or old one which opened up our hearts. To our small Spotter Up audience we hope the best for you. Whether you find us on IG or elsewhere, we wish you well, unless you’re ISIS. Ha! Die scum! Tonight should be an incredible night. Whether you’re pulling a midnight patrol or getting started on the road to do a long haul, I say to you “Good night Mr. and Mrs. America, from border to border and coast to coast and all the ships at sea. Yep, that goes for everyone else out there too. Good luck and be safe…”
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