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Remembering Sweet Connie

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Art Meripol
“Sweet Sweet Connie” Hamzy at the backstage door of Barton Coliseum in Little Rock before a Black ’n Blue and KISS concert in 1985.";s:3:

The band Grand Funk Railroad made Connie Hamzy a well-know rock and roll figure. The native Arkansan died this weekend. Michael Hibblen, with our partner station KUAR, remembers her.

As News Director, Michael Hibblen oversees daily news coverage for KUAR. He handles assignments for the news staff, helps develop story ideas and edits copy. Michael isresponsible for starting a news-sharing partnership between public radio stations in Arkansas in 2009 which laid the foundation for what became Arkansas Public Media. He is also a regular panelist and fill-in host on AETN's Arkansas Week, where journalists discuss issues in the news.
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