Kitty Dunn Blogs

Willy Porter & Son New Video

If you've listened to 105.5 Triple M from the beginning, you probably remember Willy Porter, one of Wisconsin's own, and an extremely talented singer, songwriter, and guitar player. These days he lives in Milwaukee and has been performing with the also very talented Carmen Nickerson. Now we can add... Read More

Grammy Nods: Digging Deep

The Grammy nominations are out, and while some people may be talking about the super-famous pop singers, and who was and who wasn't snubbed, I looked a little deeper into the list and discovered some interesting and well-deserved nominations. Nobody seems to pay attention to actual ROCK MUSIC when... Read More

5 Things You Didn't Know About Alice's Restaurant

It's a Thanksgiving tradition--you have to listen to Arlo Guthrie's Alice's Restaurant at least once on Thanksgiving Day. We'll be playing it on Thanksgiving Day so tune in! Here are some things you may not know about the song. 1. Topping out at more than 18 minutes, the song as WAY too long to fit... Read More

The Great Give Back

MAMA Cares will hold a fundraiser on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Mr. Roberts, 2116 Atwood Avenue in Madison with music from 6-11 pm. Dubbed The Great Give Back, the event will feature performances from Robert J., Sam Ness and the Lower 5th as well as a silent auction. MAMA Cares is a program of... Read More

Madison's Spookiest Places

It's that time of year again--when Halloween stores pop up everywhere, the Great Pumpkin is getting ready to rise out of the pumpkin patch, and talk turns to ghosts and other things that go bump in the night. Over the years I've heard many stories of the most haunted places in Madison, though I've... Read More

Halloween Candy/Beer Pairings

Wine/Halloween candy pairings? That's so 2016. The new pairing everyone is talking about is Halloween candy and BEER. Okay, but not every one is talking about it. But I've been thinking about it, and came up with a list of beer/candy pairings expecially for the Madison beer enthusiast. *Please note... Read More

5 Things You Didn't Know About Fats Domino

He found his thrill on Blueberry Hill, and was one of the first artists inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. We have lolst another one of our rock and roll innovators. Antoine "Fats" Domino passsed away Tuesday at age 89. Here are a few things you may not have known about "The Fat Man." 1... Read More

5 Things You Didn't Know about John Lennon

In honor of the 77th anniversary of his birth, here are some random John Lennon facts I've come across over the years. 1. In 1967, Lennon bought a small island, called Dorinish, off the coast of Ireland for around 2-grand. There was a hippie commune located there for a couple years, but it for the... Read More

Rock Hall Nominations--Kitty's Picks

The nominees for the induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have been announced--and this year's list is a doozy. 19 artists or bands are in the running for five spots up for grabs next April. Here you go: Bon Jovi Kate Bush The Cars Depeche Mode Dire Straits Eurythmics J. Geils Band Judas... Read More

5 Things You Didn't Know about Tom Petty

He's learning to fly, but he aint got wings. --Tom Petty 1950-2017 The world was shocked at the loss of Tom Petty Monday night at the age of 66. Not only was he an amazing songwriter, he had a great sense of humor and was a humanitarian (he was the 2017 MusiCares Person of the Year). Here are some... Read More