Richmond, VA Music and Memories
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Rockit69 is devoted to the memories and music of the "Old School" greater Richmond, VA area. If you grew up in and around RVA, and graduated high school prior to 1970 this is "Your Site". Bill's BBQ, the Tobacco Parade, the "Light at West Point", Parker Field, Tantilla etc. If you remember any of those - you should enjoy what this site is all about. Thanks for visiting.

IMPORTANT NOTE! If you are viewing the site on a "Device" be sure to schroll to the bottom of each page. Some devices display large gaps between paragraphs and images making one believe they've reached the bottom of the page prematurely. I'm talking about the website! OK!    

Click on the "Listen Live!" button, next to Elvis, to hear 'my radio station' - if I'm on. Sometimes, I run short on string, tin cans, and those little hampsters need a rest, every now and then and I'm off the air. After you click on the "Listen Live!" button simply minimize the screen that pops up, and continue viewing the site. 

WARNING : The site contains  ADULT MUSIC, and some of the songs may contain lyrics not suitable for young children, or even "Some Adults". This will NEVER BE your office radio station.
REMEMEBER! You’re listening to “Old Time Radio” and you may hear an occasional; surface noise, audio drop, or WTH was that moment. It’s ALL good. Just sit back and enjoy the ride. I hope you will make the site a regular stop, and contribute your, "Two Cents Worth" as well.

The site is updated every two weeks. Bulletins as they occur.

“You’re traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous world of music and memories whose boundaries are that of imagination. There’s a signpost up ahead – your next stop” … The Buddy Zone!

Music ranges from Abba to Zappa, but NO rappers. I don’t believe the “ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE” has taking over... yet… and people can still think for themselves, and they enjoy more than just ONE FORM/ERA OF MUSIC. Besides, I’d get bored playing one type of music. What the hell fun is that?

DON’T JUDGE THE FORMAT BY THE FIRST TRACK or TWO, BECAUSE YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT’S COMING NEXT! HELL! I DON’T EVEN KNOW! If you like the format, I hope you’ll spread the word, and THANKS – if you do. Sometimes I may play a solid hour of only one type of music: Doo Wop, Folk, Psychedelic, Blues etc.



I'm still looking for stories about the early days of Hot Rodding, Drag Racing and Drive In movies. Full credit will be given to anything that is used. Photographs with a simple caption will work GREAT.

The Christmas music is dedicated to all of the guys that took Mr. Alton Howell's, Boys Voice Class during the 60's at Thomas Jefferson High School. Christ week may be devoted to just Christmas music.
3641 F Cox Road

Richmond, Va 23233

804- 270-4454
Big Al's Sports Bar & Grill is located on Cox Rd. just south of Broad St. I've taken several groups there and EVERYONE has enjoyed themselves. Great Food and Great Fun - EVERYTIME! The owner greets every guest, when he's in. Try getting that at a Pizza Hut! The MOST sports TV's per cubic feet in the entire Richmond, Va market! THE PLACE to go for sports! If you're out and about, during the "Busy Season" no better place, in the westend, to drop in and grab a bite and a brew. But don't over due the "brew". Don't drive drunk!

Where Rock and Roll All Began

I didn't receive any gifts from mom and dad for my Christmas in Vietnam. I assumed it was "Christmas as usual" and they had split or were just fighting. It wasn't like a revelation. It turned out that I was wrong. Again, nothing new. We didn't get Pepsi's where we operated and mom had tried to send me a case of them. PROBLEM! She tried sending me glass bottles, (we still had them then) and the package was returned, because they'd all gotten broken. Dad sent me a letter advising that mom was resending me the Pepsi - this time in cans.
Richmond, VA Music and Memories