The Fredericktown Tomato Show is back! Dylan was live in Big Blue today. We’re On the Road with Big Blue through Saturday night.

The Pedal Tractor Pulls, baked goods, the Fredericktown HS Marching Band, Little Miss Tomato, and so much more! Find out more by clicking here!

Did you know that today is the ‘birthday’ of Uncle Sam? Samuel Wilson, a meat packer, provided the U.S. Army with barrels of beef, stamped with “U.S.” for United States, right? Well, soldiers took to calling him Uncle Sam, and the name stuck. So this nickname for the government was adopted on this day in 1813.

Who am I?
–         I was born September 7, 1936 in Lubbock, TX
–         My real first name was Charles
–         My brothers and I performed in local talent shows as children and I took up the guitar at age 12
–         I opened for Elvis Presley in 1955, the year I graduated from high school
–         I signed with Decca Records in 1956
–         My famous songs included ‘Peggy Sue’ and “That’ll Be the Day’
–         My band’s name was the Crickets
–         I died in a plane crash the early morning of February 3, 1959, known as the ‘Day the Music Died.’

I am Buddy Holly. Congratulations to Brenda of Fredericktown – she guessed correctly and wins the $5 gift card to Round Hill Dairy Ice Cream.

Today’s Sonfest 2022 trivia ticket winner was Amy of Centerburg – she correctly told us that Blanca is from Puerto Rico!

Thanks for listening!
– Joe and Dylan