My husband and I are friends with a guy who's father was Bud Hobgood, who wrote several hit songs for James Brown (and also played the trumpet on several of James' albums) After receiving a royalty check from his Dad's estate this friend treated us and several friends to a wonderful dinner....so I guess you could say Bud and James took us out to dinner...."Thanks Bud and James!!"
My husband's grandma sold moonshine to Al Capone in Golden Pond, Ky.
My husband ate at a mess hall in Germany where Axel Rose was stationed.
My cousin's ex-husband worked at a car dealership in Cadiz, Ky. where Hank Williams Jr. stopped in to browse and got his autograph and had his pic taken with Hank.
My Grandmother's nurse (in the nursing home where she lived) was Alan Jackson's Aunt" Mama Jean" She showed me pics and told me some stories about when he was little and he even came to her home in Earlington, Ky once.
Mohammed Ali's Mom lived in Earlington, Ky. the town where my son attends elementary school.
My husband and I ate at a restaurant in Paducah, Ky.(C.C. Cohen's) where Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, Don Rickles, and B.B. King ate once. This restaurant is reported to be haunted and was featured on the Travel channel.
A friend of my husband's was a friend of a friend of Stephen King's.
Billy Ray Cyrus was once in Hopkins Co. Ky.(the county I live in).
Oprah's bus driver (Bear Jones) mom lives in Madisonville, Ky. (also in my county)...they once parked in the local K-Mart's parking lot.
I ate at a McDonald's where the Everly Brothers once ate (in their hometown, Central City, Ky.)
After a concert in Evansville, In. New Kids On The Block stopped at a Truck stop (less than a mile from my home) in Mortons Gap, Ky. and several of my friends from middle school got their autographs and had their pics taken with the boy band.
My ex sis-in-law is Brandon Basham's cousin (who was on America's Most Wanted..He also escaped out of the Hopkins Co. jail, which is in my home Co.)
My aunt's ex- husband is married to Brandon's Aunt.I once played with him and his sis in my Grandma's front yard.
I met Richard Kiel (the really big guy..."Jaws" was his characters name, I think, from some of the old James Bond flicks) at a church in Madisonville,Ky.
My Mom met Jimmy Swaggert (nothing happened though...LOL!!!)
I met Grandpa (Al Lewis), Marilyn (Pat Priest) and Eddie Munster (Butch Patrick) at a circus in Evansville,In
My son met Thomas the Tank Engine, Sir Topham Hat, Chuck E. Cheese, Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny...LOL!!! just had to throw those in!!!