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Gator nation mourns loss of former Gator QB John Reaves




(Listen to 23 minute interview with Reaves from 1997 below) Former All-American quarterback at the University of Florida and pro quarterback for the Tampa Bay Bucs and Bandits, John Reaves, was found dead in his South Tampa home on Tuesday. Authorities are investigating the cause of death. Reaves, who was 67, was found by his … Continue reading Gator nation mourns loss of former Gator QB John Reaves

The Jessie and Lee Townsend Band’s Will McLean Festival Highlights




                  The 2016 Will McLean Music Festival was a tremendous success for the Jessie and Lee Townsend Band.  If you didn’t have an opportunity to go, you can watch a few of their performances on the Magnolia, Azalea and Cypress Stages below.  Thanks to Red Henry, Andy Garfield and … Continue reading The Jessie and Lee Townsend Band’s Will McLean Festival Highlights

2016 Will McLean Best New Florida Song Contest Winner and Finishers Named




The winner and 2nd and 3rd place finishers of the 2016 Best New Florida Song Contest (out of 51 entries) performed their songs at the Will McLean Music Festival which ran March 11th through Sunday, March 13th at the Sertoma Youth Ranch near Brooksville, FL.  The first place winner is Lauren Heintz from Winter Park, FL … Continue reading 2016 Will McLean Best New Florida Song Contest Winner and Finishers Named

2004 Will McLean Song Contest Winner and Finishers




Here are the winner, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers of the 2004 Will McLean Best New Florida Song Contest (62 entries)   Winner Mike Jurgensen “Florida Blessings” [Audio clip: view full post to listen]       2nd place Charley Simmons “Song for Gamble” [Audio clip: view full post to listen]       3rd place David Milam … Continue reading 2004 Will McLean Song Contest Winner and Finishers