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Well, partner, another year is gone, and I for one am damn glad it's gone! It was a hell of a bad year for everyone, even rock icons that wish to not be found. Poor ol' George Harrison went to that big studio in the sky. As you know I never really liked them moptops that well, but I'd never wish for a fellow musician to bite the big one. He was kinda' whiny with all his peace talk and what with his hangin out with that Maharishi fella' an all, but I'll say that he DID play a pretty original style of guitar, and he was a classy sort of guy. That Bin Laden faggot though is another story entirely. Any chicken shit coward that strikes blindly at his foe without regard for innocents and without any moral fabric or decency deserves to just be taken out and shot, no questions asked. Young George Jr. has got a lot more restraint than I would. I'd have just nuked 'em all and then gone in and made a really big golf course out of that God-forsaken territory over there. My old pal Tricky Dick probably would have done it that way. Boy, he and I used to eat a lot of donuts together. Y'know, he made me an honorary member of the FBI. It was all unofficial and all, but he DID give me some phone numbers of fella's that could help me out in a pinch. And when I was sick of the whole music business and wanted out, I called some of them guys and they set up the whole fake Elvis death thing. By the way, I finally got shed of those damn pills! I've dropped about 55 pounds and feel as fit as I did back when I made my Singer Comeback Special. I still got my sideburns but in street clothes you'd hardly notice me in a crowd, and nobody ever does. Sometimes I get a raised eyebrow or a double take, but enough years have passed and Father Time has taken his toll on my face, so people just look once and then shrug their shoulders and say "Naaaw, it can't be". Sometimes I miss the lights and music and crowds of women, but what's done is done and I ain't goin' back. I'd rather everyone remember me as I was in the old days. Anyway, the music business has just become that much worse. It's full of bean counters and lawyers (and I HATE lawyers!) and all the boy bands and rap crap - THAT AIN"T MUSIC! - well, I'm just bitter about the whole ordeal. If I'd have seen what would have become of rock and roll I never would have recorded Hound Dog or All Shook Up. I'd have left that womanizer Jerry Lee take the credit! Haha. Well, I was just checkin' in with you as I always do at the end of the year. That boy of yours is sure getting' big. My Memphis Mafia spies tell me he's taking an interest in drums and knob twistin'. Good for him! Maybe in another few years he can produce my "Come Back" album! Now THAT would be funny as hell! And NO ONE would believe it was really me until they heard the first track. I STILL got "the voice". Sometimes when I'm singing in the shower I let go with a little Jailhouse Rock and it feels pretty good, but I have to be careful so no one hears me or they'd know. There's only ONE Elvis, and I'm him! God Bless and good luck in the new year.
Big "E" <>
Memphis, TN USA - Monday, December 31, 2001 at 23:59:09 (CST)
I can't believe your site!! Awesome!
El Greco <>
New York, CA United States - Monday, November 05, 2001 at 02:10:01 (CST)
I must admit it is an awesome site!My best wishes to you all! Peace!
Pastor Piccolo <>
New Orleans, LA United States - Sunday, October 28, 2001 at 21:05:22 (CST)
Hi there! I just bumped into your site, and I kind of enjoyed it. Keep it up! :-) Au revoir! Take care!
Jean Duvalle <>
New Orleans, LA United States - Monday, October 22, 2001 at 23:26:54 (CDT)
Hello from Alabama! Your site is very interesting! Keep up the good job. :-)
Rob Harrison <>
Springfield, AL United States - Monday, October 22, 2001 at 20:53:07 (CDT)
Hi! Stumbled across you page via, I believe, google. Cool Stuff! "Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage - to move in the opposite direction." E. F. Schumacher
Joanna Williams <>
North Creek, MA United States - Friday, October 19, 2001 at 20:15:00 (CDT)
Wonderful site. Thanks
britney spears
New York, NY USA - Saturday, October 06, 2001 at 03:27:21 (CDT)
Cool site.
Art Bell
USA - Thursday, August 23, 2001 at 18:19:27 (CDT)
Hey, Old Dog, nice website. Congratulations on everything. By the way, I still owe you nine quarts of Kennel Ration.
Ray Dean Davis
Gassville, AR USA - Thursday, August 09, 2001 at 11:22:01 (CDT)
Good webpage you have here, .. Yes You Are ... WELCOME
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Reykjavik, ICELAND - Friday, July 27, 2001 at 07:01:37 (CDT)
Howdy. I hope you are having a great day. I just thought I add to your book. "Victory is won not in miles but in inches. Win a little now, hold your ground, and later, win a little more." - Louis L'Amour
Jenny Simpson
Hoboken, NJ USA - Monday, July 23, 2001 at 11:33:37 (CDT)
Bob, What a great site. May The spirit of Buddy Deane and KOTN 1490 AM ,Pine Bluff,Arkansas Live on forever.Hail,Hail ROCK & Roll. Ronnie
Ron Lansdell <>
Auburn, Wa USA - Tuesday, July 17, 2001 at 14:38:07 (CDT)
Hey Bob! Nice site,found some helpful info,and some good advice. Well just thought I'd say hi, and I hope to come check your band out on july 3,and if you have time see your studio. see you later,
Brent Schanzmeyer <>
RichFountain, Mo. USA - Wednesday, June 27, 2001 at 22:05:32 (CDT)
Hey Bob ! Your webpage(s) are cool !!! I was with you in the good old days before people knew what cool was.Your Chief Roadie from Dimeadozen Productions.Peace....
Randy Hall <>
Fort Smith, Arkansas USA - Friday, May 11, 2001 at 20:24:28 (CDT)
Hey, Cool Page! So, What kind of new gear do you have now? Still got the 24 track I see! I'm savin up for a NEVE! -michael (formerly of north central arkansas) Dallas Sound Lab 2nd engineer and student
Michael Cullen <>
Dallas , TX USA - Sunday, May 06, 2001 at 02:33:48 (CDT)
This is a smashing website, with tons of neat info.It looks like you fellas do it all, talk about industrious.So you actually get airplay for your roster of artists, that's great.I e-mailed you earlier today from the "world at your beat site",and you asked me to check out your site.I didn't have time to read everything, so I added it to favourites on our computer, so I'll come back real soon.All the best Bob, Phil Reaney.
BRAMPTON, ON CANADA - Monday, April 16, 2001 at 02:40:30 (CDT)
Don't know if you remeber me from about '85 but I played guitar with Average Citizen who recorded at your studio (8-track analog). You made it sound like at least a 16-track so I can just imagine what you can do with what you've got now. Would love to hear from you. P.S. I'm the guy that built that homemade "Talkbox". Take Care. Jeff
Jeff Coley <>
Ozark, AR USA - Sunday, March 04, 2001 at 23:13:27 (CST)
What a view, I can see why this place would be very inspirational.......ciao jimi b
hollwood, ca USA - Thursday, February 01, 2001 at 22:50:19 (CST)
Bob: I suspect that it has been too many years since we last saw each other for you to have any real memory of me. Furthermore, I was a year behind you at AFA and most probably beneath your notice, if not your contempt. I do remember your band and how truly awful it was. I am glad to see that you have stayed with music and have I suspect learned much and found some better sidepersons If ever i venture into your part of Arkansas I just might drop in and see what you have been doing all of these years. Best Wishes, Bob Amos
Bob Amos <>
Memphis, TN USA - Tuesday, January 30, 2001 at 14:49:08 (CST)
Hi Bob. I came upon your website tonight and know I didn't see half of it but it brought back so many memories. I remember "The Vipers" jamming in the back room of Eddie's Music City when it just off the square. I remember your lovely Mother and love the way you give tribute to everyone who has been a part of your life. Can't wait to see the "Star Trek" at work this year. Your Mother would be proud. Keep up the good work. Pat (Wagner) Babcock
Pat Babcock <>
Mtn. Home, AR USA - Tuesday, January 02, 2001 at 23:40:59 (CST)
Hey, Bob, well we made it through the first year of the new century. Man, did it ever go by fast!!! Well, can't say that I miss the Ozarks at this very moment, seeing the disaster Arkansas has been going through with the most severe ice storms probably the last 50 years! Man, don't miss those cold temps. It's been a nice and sunny 70 plus degrees here on the West Coast. I'll be coming back there for a visit when there's reasonable weather abounding!! Heh heh heh! You keep those logs on the fire going, here? Later!
Wayne Littlejohn <>
Anaheim, Ca USA - Tuesday, January 02, 2001 at 16:35:33 (CST)
Happy New Year and Happy Millennium to the World. Help your fellow man and be nice to each other. Trust in God and keep Family first.
Bob Ketchum <>
The Icy and Cold Winter Woods of Northern Arkansas - Monday, January 01, 2001 at 00:01:21 (CST)