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grantgeneral78
04-02-2009, 06:53 PM
Does anyone remember the JAX commercials? They used to crack WKY's TV
weatherman, Bob Thomas, up.

Here's one I found
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I have never heard of JAX beer?

Now you want a good beer, go to safeway and get the six pack in the white cans that says BBER and thats all it says....now thats southside fun rightchere!

Prunepicker
04-02-2009, 07:15 PM
I have never heard of JAX beer?

Now you want a good beer, go to Safeway and get the six pack in the white
cans that says BEER and that's all it says.... now that's southside fun
rightchere!

Jax was in New Orleans. The brewery is now a museum. A place in San
Antonio made Jax for a few years. It was a SW USA beer.

I can't stand beer.

SE-76
04-02-2009, 07:26 PM
Jax was in New Orleans. The brewery is now a museum. A place in San
Antonio made Jax for a few years. It was a SW USA beer.

I can't stand beer.


I sent a sample of Jax to the health dept one time. received a litter back
saying "we regret to inform you your horse has dibeates"

On the other hand Fallstaff was a classic. And recently spotted Schlitz
at the liquor store.

papaOU
04-02-2009, 09:33 PM
Does anyone remember the JAX commercials? They used to crack WKY's TV
weatherman, Bob Thomas, up.

Here's one I found
<object width="425" height="344"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/SrYPKdwfQ6M&hl=en&fs=1"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/SrYPKdwfQ6M&hl=en&fs=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" width="425" height="344"></embed></object>

Not sure of the spelling of last name but Jax commercials had Andrew Farbarker as it's spokesman.

Generals64
04-03-2009, 05:34 AM
Not sure of the spelling of last name but Jax commercials had Andrew Farbarker as it's spokesman.
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The Jax brewery was devastated during Katrina. I don't know if they have or are going to rebuild the insides. It was right in the middle of the storm drainage and flooding....Was there....Pruner...We all believe you don't like Beer?????

Prunepicker
04-03-2009, 08:34 AM
I sent a sample of Jax to the health dept one time. received a letter back
saying "we regret to inform you your horse has diabetes"

On the other hand Fallstaff was a classic. And recently spotted Schlitz
at the liquor store.

That's too funny!

Fallstaff was the sponsor for Baseball's Game of the Week with Pee Wee
Reese and Dizzy Dean.

How did Schlitz make Milwaukee famous?

Generals64
04-03-2009, 04:32 PM
That's too funny!

Fallstaff was the sponsor for Baseball's Game of the Week with Pee Wee
Reese and Dizzy Dean.

How did Schlitz make Milwaukee famous?
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I think Schlitz was the name of the Budweiser Stallion....

Prunepicker
04-03-2009, 04:44 PM
I think Schlitz was the name of the Budweiser Stallion...

It's a good thing I'm not eating Life Savers. Those things are murder when
they come out of the nose. 7UrP is bad enough, but Life Savers... ouch...

Generals64
04-03-2009, 05:08 PM
It's a good thing I'm not eating Life Savers. Those things are murder when
they come out of the nose. 7UrP is bad enough, but Life Savers... ouch...
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I don't understand....He was a very gentle horse....That's what the girl horses said...

Prunepicker
04-03-2009, 05:21 PM
I don't understand... He was a very gentle horse... That's what the girl
horses said...

Oh... that makes sense. Sorry to hear he had diabetes.

papaOU
04-03-2009, 11:19 PM
Wiley Post Park! On the east side of Robinson was one of those WPA children pools along with a rock "clubhouse" with a cement floor. Free to "swim" all day and they had other activities. They had a record player. Countless times during the day people would lift the tonearm when they were barefoot and get the snot shocked out of them.
West of Robinson was a regulation pool. It cost to get in but it had depth. When I was in the third grade my brother and I would walk to the park from 26th and Lee. Never had any problem. Would repeat it through grade six.

Prunepicker
04-03-2009, 11:51 PM
Wiley Post Park! On the east side of Robinson...

PapaOU, what in the world are you doing up so late?

SE-76
04-04-2009, 12:39 AM
That's too funny!

Fallstaff was the sponsor for Baseball's Game of the Week with Pee Wee
Reese and Dizzy Dean.

How did Schlitz make Milwaukee famous?

made a loser out of Jerry Lee?

papaOU
04-04-2009, 01:28 PM
PapaOU, what in the world are you doing up so late?

Through my working days I was on third shift the majority of the time. Used to go to Vegas a lot as well. I say I went into my Vegas mode one too many times. Try to get into bed by 2:00am but seldom asleep until around 4:00.:hairyguy:

Generals64
04-05-2009, 06:39 AM
Through my working days I was on third shift the majority of the time. Used to go to Vegas a lot as well. I say I went into my Vegas mode one too many times. Try to get into bed by 2:00am but seldom asleep until around 4:00.:hairyguy:
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Both you guys stay up too late...Ya'll were probably the ones that sold the toilet paper to T-P the houses in your younger days. One time in highschool one of the girls house was t.p.ed and the guy thought he was in LOV with her so he took Sak Rete and put out a heart and I Love YOu and then turned on the water hose....You can still see some of it...

SoonerGirl26
04-05-2009, 09:30 AM
Just thought I'd let everyone know about the next lunch....

Saturday, April 18 @1:30
Coit's - 24th & S. Western

Post your calendars!

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papaOU
04-05-2009, 08:15 PM
I was the one who brought up Alvin Crow on the music thread. This question is more suited to this one. Did you go to school with Dennis "Buck" Buchanan? He went on to play center for O.U. Started for the '74 and '75 National Championship Teams.

Generals64
04-07-2009, 07:00 AM
We've discussed old South Side Performers on this thread.....But, where (I'm Old) were the Battle of the Bands held on the southside....????I really don't know.....

firemedicbm
04-07-2009, 08:48 AM
Anyone remember the big slide that used to sit on the east side of the street, accross from Skate-O-Rama? It was in the early 70's when I went there and you slid down it on burlap sacks.. I think it was right next to where the Pizza Hut is.

Prunepicker
04-07-2009, 10:04 AM
We've discussed old South Side Performers on this thread... But, where (I'm
Old) were the Battle of the Bands held on the southside? I really don't
know...

Sometimes it was in a shopping centers parking lot on a flatbed truck.

Generals64
04-07-2009, 10:21 AM
Sometimes it was in a shopping centers parking lot on a flatbed truck.
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I know we give each other fits sometimes but, Where were they held???during the times of the battle of the bands I was attempting to climb the TG&Y corporate ladder and wasn't interested in much of that. I do know that a couple of pretty good teen age bands came out of Grant High school even though they didn't go very far.....Hmmm???

FRISKY
04-07-2009, 11:22 AM
Anyone remember the big slide that used to sit on the east side of the street, across from Skate-O-Rama? It was in the early 70's when I went there and you slid down it on burlap sacks. I think it was right next to where the Pizza Hut is.Yep, we remember it.

Welcome to the board!

Rickster
04-07-2009, 12:04 PM
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I know we give each other fits sometimes but, Where were they held???during the times of the battle of the bands I was attempting to climb the TG&Y corporate ladder and wasn't interested in much of that. I do know that a couple of pretty good teen age bands came out of Grant High school even though they didn't go very far.....Hmmm???

Ronnie Kay would host Battle of the Bands at the Scene in the late 60s.

Generals64
04-07-2009, 12:17 PM
Ronnie Kay would host Battle of the Bands at the Scene in the late 60s.
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What happened? did you just wake up????? Where and what was the scene? I know he had some sort of Television show...but, wasn't there a teeney-bopper place then....remember, I was making 1.05 per hour working 60 hours a week...While you guys were dancing the night away, I was mopping the floors of your local TG&Y Stores so it would look good so you guys could come and Steal.....No, I meant purchase your records.....

papaOU
04-07-2009, 01:15 PM
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What happened? did you just wake up????? Where and what was the scene? I know he had some sort of Television show...but, wasn't there a teeney-bopper place then....remember, I was making 1.05 per hour working 60 hours a week...While you guys were dancing the night away, I was mopping the floors of your local TG&Y Stores so it would look good so you guys could come and Steal.....No, I meant purchase your records.....

MMMMMMMMMMMMMaaaaaaaaaaannnnnnnnnnnnn!!!!!!!!!! Are you not happy with your life today either? I guess you just hit on the teeney-boppers that came into and worked at TG&Y. You were lucky! First job I ever got I was making .50 an hour. Understand that TG&Y lost more from employees pilfering than from shoplifters.

Generals64
04-07-2009, 02:09 PM
MMMMMMMMMMMMMaaaaaaaaaaannnnnnnnnnnnn!!!!!!!!!! Are you not happy with your life today either? I guess you just hit on the teeney-boppers that came into and worked at TG&Y. You were lucky! First job I ever got I was making .50 an hour. Understand that TG&Y lost more from employees pilfering than from shoplifters.
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Hey, I started with them with your salary that you quoted was big money. I was with TG&Y when you were in Gradeschool....My ambition was to climg the Corporate ladder with them so I just worked or stayed at the store....Whatever...You're probably right about the in store theft though...

Rickster
04-07-2009, 03:18 PM
The Scene was the old Agnew Theater. It was also the CheckMate Club for a time.

Generals64
04-07-2009, 03:30 PM
The Scene was the old Agnew Theater. It was also the CheckMate Club for a time.

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O.K. thanks for the answer...Never did know that. I remember going to the
Agnew Theater and then they closed it and remodeled it...poof...gone...

firemedicbm
04-07-2009, 06:12 PM
A few memories in no particular order. Taylor pool(lived there). Skate a rama, the big slide, cruising 59th st, racing my car south from 89th & may because it was secluded, anti busing rally at the big field on 74th & penn,kips big boy, a & w, fox & horn, mchenrys,dodsons cafeteria, buchanans grocery,park terrace theatre, tg & y etc, unlocked doors and good times!


Thanks for reminding me. I was racking my brain trying to remember the name of that movie theater on Western. The Park Terrace....I used to love going to the TG&Y on 74th and Penn. Used to ride shopping carts down those ramps they had to the different levels in the store....

papaOU
04-07-2009, 06:58 PM
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O.K. thanks for the answer...Never did know that. I remember going to the
Agnew Theater and then they closed it and remodeled it...poof...gone...

Last business there "Harley Davidson World". During the mid-'70's was a beer bar, "The Long Branch"

Rickster
04-07-2009, 07:28 PM
Yeah, went to the Scene alot and to Agnew Skating Rink.

village idiot
04-07-2009, 07:52 PM
I think the old armory across from Penn 44 bowling alley and also one of the buildings at the fairgrounds held more than one battle of the bands.

On a side note, I heard that Jimmy Driscoll passed away yesterday. He was the drummer for Jim Edger and the Roadrunners.

papaOU
04-07-2009, 10:07 PM
I think the old armory across from Penn 44 bowling alley and also one of the buildings at the fairgrounds held more than one battle of the bands.

On a side note, I heard that Jimmy Driscoll passed away yesterday. He was the drummer for Jim Edger and the Roadrunners.

Don't know about Battle of the Bands but there were dances held at the armory often. Think they were called "soc-hops" then. Had to be careful at that place. Grant turf.

Redskins/General
04-08-2009, 05:03 PM
Don't know about Battle of the Bands but there were dances held at the armory often. Think they were called "soc-hops" then. Had to be careful at that place. Grant turf.
Village Idiot, you be absolutely 100% right, and for that you get a cookie!! Only kidding, you don't get a cookie. No, most of the "Battle of the Bands" were held at the Fairgrounds if my memory serves me correctly. And I went to a few at the armory across from Penn 44 bowling alley. I always thought there was an annual event at the Fairgrounds which hosted the "Battle of the Bands." Do you remember Mr. Village Idiot??

jellen
04-08-2009, 05:04 PM
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What happened? did you just wake up????? Where and what was the scene? I know he had some sort of Television show...but, wasn't there a teeney-bopper place then....remember, I was making 1.05 per hour working 60 hours a week...While you guys were dancing the night away, I was mopping the floors of your local TG&Y Stores so it would look good so you guys could come and Steal.....No, I meant purchase your records.....

The Battle of the Bands was often at the Fairgrounds and Dale Wehba hosted many of them or at least the ones I attended.

Redskins/General
04-08-2009, 05:31 PM
The Battle of the Bands was often at the Fairgrounds and Dale Wehba hosted many of them or at least the ones I attended.
Your right on "Key" Ms. Jellen. And for me to think you were just another pretty face in the crowd, shame on me!!

Generals64
04-08-2009, 08:08 PM
Your right on "Key" Ms. Jellen. And for me to think you were just another pretty face in the crowd, shame on me!!

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See guys....Finally even REDSKINS/GENERAL:...Agrees that we have some Pretty Women on our Nostalgia Thread.....Maybe he's coming around......
Roy Orbison Fan.....Hey, I gave Soonergirl at Safety ppin from Elmwood at the last meeting....

Redskins/General
04-08-2009, 08:11 PM
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See guys....Finally even REDSKINS/GENERAL:...Agrees that we have some Pretty Women on our Nostalgia Thread.....Maybe he's coming around......
Roy Orbison Fan.....Hey, I gave Soonergirl at Safety ppin from Elmwood at the last meeting....
I once cleaned Roy Orbison's sunglass's for him at Will Rogers Intl. Airport!! Aren't I something!!

papaOU
04-08-2009, 10:01 PM
I once cleaned Roy Orbison's sunglass's for him at Will Rogers Intl. Airport!! Aren't I something!!

Makes me wonder if you are a "true" southsider. If you were, when he handed them to ya you wooda took off runnin':LolLolLol

stick47
04-09-2009, 06:57 AM
Noticed in todays paper that Mickey Williams, owner of Mickeys Coney Island passed away. I ate there often when I worked at the Stockyards City Otasco store. R.I.P. Mickey.

azshores
04-09-2009, 07:11 AM
New on the board. Went to CHHS 64-68. Been in Arizona since '76.
Hey Rickster... We must have been neighbors! I actually helped Ronnie open "The Scene".
Here's a couple of bands from the past...
Johnny Hughes & the Fender Benders.
The Sound Pounders
Or how about The Black Panther (take a gallon jug) they'd fill it with beer- don't remember the cost, but you had to bring a jug!
How about Nickalosies-- Not sure of the spelling. WOW, flashbacks!

CarltonsKeeper
04-09-2009, 07:25 AM
Noticed in todays paper that Mickey Williams, owner of Mickeys Coney Island passed away. I ate there often when I worked at the Stockyards City Otasco store. R.I.P. Mickey.
Where was tha Mickeys Coney Island located?

stick47
04-09-2009, 07:33 AM
1/2 block East of Agnew on the North side of Exchange. (Otasco on the corner, Oles Hogue Saddlery, Little Joes Boot shop and maybe another store then the Coney Island.
(kind of sketchy on those exact locations. Seems like either Hogues or Little Joes was on the 2nd floor)

Redskins/General
04-09-2009, 07:33 AM
Where was tha Mickeys Coney Island located?
I guess that's one of the eateries I wasn't aware of!

stick47
04-09-2009, 07:37 AM
Fulll Obituary located at Mercer-Adams Funeral Service : Bethany, Oklahoma (OK) (http://www.mercer-adams.com/index.cfm)

Mickey Leroy Wilson, 87, passed away peacefully April 8, 2009 at the home of his son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Carolyn Wilson. He was born September 27, 1921 in Minco, Oklahoma to Frank Wilson and Ruth Kilgore. He was raised in south Oklahoma City and graduated from Capitol Hill High School. He was a WWII Veteran of the U.S. Navy serving on the Battleship U.S.S. New Mexico as a gunners mate. He worked several years on the Oklahoma City Police Department, then he and Frances owned and operated the Gateway and Mickey’s Coney restaurants from 1950-1980 in the Oklahoma City Stockyards. He loved ballroom dancing with his wife and enjoyed gardening. He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances

Generals64
04-09-2009, 03:29 PM
Fulll Obituary located at Mercer-Adams Funeral Service : Bethany, Oklahoma (OK) (http://www.mercer-adams.com/index.cfm)

Mickey Leroy Wilson, 87, passed away peacefully April 8, 2009 at the home of his son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Carolyn Wilson. He was born September 27, 1921 in Minco, Oklahoma to Frank Wilson and Ruth Kilgore. He was raised in south Oklahoma City and graduated from Capitol Hill High School. He was a WWII Veteran of the U.S. Navy serving on the Battleship U.S.S. New Mexico as a gunners mate. He worked several years on the Oklahoma City Police Department, then he and Frances owned and operated the Gateway and Mickey’s Coney restaurants from 1950-1980 in the Oklahoma City Stockyards. He loved ballroom dancing with his wife and enjoyed gardening. He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances

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I remember going there to eat with my Grandfather...Many years ago...It seemed to me it was just a diner type eating place...Not a joint just very simple.....I would imagine he had quite a business with the Armour and Wilson packing plants running full speed. I remember when the plant blew up...I was outside of the school talking to some kids when a huge explosion happened.....

stick47
04-09-2009, 05:00 PM
I worked down there from 1974 to 1977. They had a lunch counter & stools but also half a dozen tables or so. Mickeys wife Frances was what made the Coney Island IMO. She had a great personality!

Generals64
04-09-2009, 06:24 PM
I worked down there from 1974 to 1977. They had a lunch counter & stools but also half a dozen tables or so. Mickeys wife Frances was what made the Coney Island IMO. She had a great personality!
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Hey guy, an official invite to come to our Monthly outing...Coit's 25/Western Sat.18th:...2:30

stick47
04-09-2009, 06:51 PM
Thanks General! I'll see what the wife has lined up for me that day. If I'm free I'll be there.

Generals64
04-09-2009, 09:16 PM
Thanks General! I'll see what the wife has lined up for me that day. If I'm free I'll be there.
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Do you remember the old Dime store located by the Agnew Pharmacy...those were some nice people...I think they were the Allen's...Not sure...I do remember the OTASCO store where the Western Warehouse is ....

papaOU
04-09-2009, 10:51 PM
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Hey guy, an official invite to come to our Monthly outing...Coit's 25/Western Sat.18th:...2:30

2:30?:Smiley051

stick47
04-10-2009, 05:40 AM
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Do you remember the old Dime store located by the Agnew Pharmacy...those were some nice people...I think they were the Allen's...Not sure...I do remember the OTASCO store where the Western Warehouse is ....

The Agnew pharmacy was the one on the SW corner of Exchange & Agnew? (Jim Nelsons drug store was across the street South from OTASCO) Sorry I don't remember seeing a dimestore anywhere.

Rickster
04-10-2009, 10:41 AM
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hey guy, an official invite to come to our monthly outing...coit's 25/western sat.18th:...2:30

1:30.

Generals64
04-10-2009, 04:27 PM
1:30.

Right Rickster, I was just seeing if you were paying attention....

Prunepicker
04-10-2009, 04:44 PM
2:30? That's great. Now I'll only be about 15 minutes late!

Generals64
04-10-2009, 06:04 PM
2:30? That's great. Now I'll only be about 15 minutes late!

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O.K., I've been on the road all day, I'm tired...quit picking on me....I bought a Tailer (16 ft covered) of Chocolate today.....Yuk.....Reese's candy bars...//yee haw

Prunepicker
04-10-2009, 07:04 PM
O.K., I've been on the road all day, I'm tired... quit picking on me... I bought
a Trailer (16 ft covered) of Chocolate today... Yuk... Reese's candy bars...
yee haw

That's a lot of candy!

Generals64
04-10-2009, 09:14 PM
That's a lot of candy!

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I'm going to give all of the kids in my wife's classroom Chocolate Monday...Test day....No, maybe I won't...If I do, it's going to be test day at home....Used to like chocolate No more....not me....I got her 30 pounds of Truffles..... shouldn't
have done that.....Trouble again...The General shall retreat.......nite guys and gals....Oh yeah, East Coast...Garnishments???? only the Carrots were good then bring on the Picante' Sauce....Yee Haw.....

papaOU
04-10-2009, 09:22 PM
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I'm going to give all of the kids in my wife's classroom Chocolate Monday...Test day....No, maybe I won't...If I do, it's going to be test day at home....Used to like chocolate No more....not me....I got her 30 pounds of Truffles..... shouldn't
have done that.....Trouble again...The General shall retreat.......nite guys and gals....Oh yeah, East Coast...Garnishments???? only the Carrots were good then bring on the Picante' Sauce....Yee Haw.....

I think it's great that you are being free chocolate at the next gathering. It takes a lot of calories to maintain this figure!!:tiphat:

Generals64
04-11-2009, 01:28 PM
I think it's great that you are being free chocolate at the next gathering. It takes a lot of calories to maintain this figure!!:tiphat:
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Hey, if you guys want some for Saturday it's a done deal...How about Coffee Chocolate Truffles?????Let me know....