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Episode 0116 - But It’s Whimsical

48 minutes | Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Frank Murphy is joined by his friend Sarah Roberto, who said a word that needed to be bleeped the last time she was here. 
Sarah posted a video on TikTok about chicken that tastes too chickeny. Frank used to feel that way about salmon. Sarah often posts about weight loss. 
Frank encouraged his wife Jere to buy an apple walnut cake, which they sliced, wrapped individually, and froze for later. The apple cider doughnuts went bad because they didn’t eat them soon enough. 
Frank is glad that he lost a little weight and can wear the shirts and jackets he wore in 2021 while recording Tennessee Scholars’ Bowl. He practiced trimming his beard this morning. 
The Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge asked Frank which photo of him to include with their press release about their annual gala which he will emcee on Friday, November 17, 2023. Get tickets and information here: 
Several years ago Sarah persuaded Frank to enter the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Man and Woman of the Year fundraising competition. Frank won the contest to be Man of the Year in 2017. 
This episode is sponsored by (don’t forget the S). Frank will give a presentation about the history of the Body Farm at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 19, 2023 at the Vonore Public Library. Buy books and other merchandise autographed by Body Farm founder Dr. Bill Bass at including Body Farm t-shirts. You can also get several of Sam Venable’s books, signed by the author and the new book by former UT counsel Ron Leadbetter. 
Sarah is excited about autumn coffee drinks with pumpkin foam. She thinks October is the best month of the year. Frank prefers June. Frank thinks of Fall as a coming attraction for Winter. 
Frank went to his first country concert recently. He was given a press pass to Emily Ann Roberts’ concert on the day her album “Can’t Hide Country” was released. If you zoom in on a photo of the theater, you can see Frank in the audience. 
Emily Ann was on The Voice. Her opening act was Alex Miller, who was on American Idol. Frank enjoyed both performances. He also enjoyed hearing Emily Ann talk about her songwriting process. 
Sarah booked Morgan Wallen to be an opening act at the Tennessee Valley Fair in 2014 and 2015. One of the shows sold poorly and Sarah apologized to Morgan. When she booked him as a headliner a few years later, the tickets sold out. 
Emily Ann was supposed to open for .38 Special at the Secret City Festival but the concert was canceled due to weather. The night before, Frank had the assignment of walking on stage to cut short the Loverboy concert. Fortunately Mike Reno saw Frank coming and launched into “Working for the Weekend.” 
Frank transferred from 104.9 LakeFM to FUN 105.9. He’s on weekdays from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Listen online at 
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Episode 0116 - But It’s Whimsical
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