Kitty Dunn Blogs

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

5 Things You Didn't Know About The Record Company

Every one here at Triple M is super excited about The Record Company coming to town in September for the Capital Brewery Block Party! (Get tickets HERE) Here are some things you may not have known about the band that gave us some amazing raw bluesy tunes, including "Rita Mae Young" and "Off The... Read More

The Rock & Roll Side of Jerry Lewis

When you hear the name Jerry Lewis, the first phrase to come to mind is probably not rock and roll. But the entertainer, who died over the weekend, may have had a rock and roll heart. And I'm not just saying that because his son, Gary Lewis (of Gary Lewis and the Playboys) had some hits in the... Read More

5 Best Great Taste Beer Names

Another Great Taste of the Midwest Beer Festival is on the books--and no, I did not try all 1200 beers that were available! Here's a list of some of the funniest beer names I encountered on my journey through the land of hops and barley: 1. Butterfly Farts from Brenner Brewery in Milwaukee. I did... Read More

5 Things You Never Knew About Glen Campbell

Tributes have been pouring in from everywhere about Glen Campbell, who died this week at the age of 81. I talked on the air about sending him a hate letter at the age of 7, because I was upset that his Goodtime Comedy Hour replaced The Smothers Brothers Show, my favorite show at the time. But here... Read More