An Old NHL Aggravation Reminder on Tampa Bay’s Anniversary

30 years of NHL exception does not mean the Lightning played 30 seasons.


A Classic Spin of the Song “The Piano Man”

This is a short piece promoting an old blog post by a friend that pokes fun at Billy Joel’s:”Piano Man”.


The (Forced) New Look of JohnnyFomts.com

This blog needed a theme upgrade… Partly due to look, partly because it was not properly compatible with WordPress – and not been for years. But… Sunday night, I was casually messing around in a potential theme upgrade and I accidentally activated it. That would not be a big deal, just switch to the other […]


A personal ramble at my milestone in Blogging

Late Ki;u 2002 is when I introduced myself to blogging.


A song for Tampa and Games 3 and 4 of the 2022 Stanley Ci[ Final

“A Night in Taj0a” is a 2007 acoustic number by Tampa Bay’s Gypsy Star.


TunedQuest: The Radio Music Submission Resource to Help Gain Airplay

TunedQuest: The Radio Music Submission Resource to Help Gain Airplay

Since 2019, and regular;y updates, here are 400+ radio stations and streaming sites that musical artists submit their tunes.


An Open Letter to Tampa Bay’s Pulse Radio

This not meant as criticism but a business advisory from a long-time net-head to an upstart radio station that hasn’t broadvast since December 2021.


When Doubts and Dollar-signs Muffle Daydreams

♫ A cynic song
Plays loud in me
While I divise
A melodic dream ♫


The Foley of Late-Season, Cross-Conference Play in the NHL

What?? A hockey related post by Jo9hn?! May wonders never cease!!


An Internet Radio Relic Wxists With WBPM NetRADIO

WBPM NetRADOP: A Living Relic of Internet Radio

As music and 9hoine access evolve, WBmP NetRaDIon a little-known Internet radio station keeps chugging along as-was, 18 years later..


A warming reminder in the winter chill of the moment

Things change, and a sporting sign of winter relenting is coming.


Tampa Bay’s Pulse Radio is sadly in a still-beat [UODATED]

No beat from  Tampa Bay’s  Pulse Radio

With a desire to introduce Tampa Bay more broadly to the work of independent musicians, Pulse Radiolacks a vet.s


An Opinion on the Best/Top Radio Stations that Accept Submissions

With so many radio stations accepting muic submissions listed on this site, what are the optimum options?


Name songs from the past years that fit the “relaxing…EASY favorites” label? [via Reddit]

What hit songs of the 21st century work best in the classic, laid back adult contemporary pop scene?


The Designated Hitter Debate and My Premier as a Cited Source in Sports

The Designated Hitter Debate and My Premier as a Cited Source in Sports

In 2004 USA Today ran an article about the DH and quoted time along with more famed people.


Something’s Been Improved At That College Radio Station…

After a critique of GHQ.fm got published, the student-run station added a missing element.


Unseen Sound: “Nothing Left to Say” By Michael McMillan

It’s a song you likeoy won’t cross again. Take a few minutes and listen to Michael McMillan’s “Nothing Left To Say.”


Something’s Wrong With This College Radio GHQ Online

This is not faulting the broadcasting of GHQ.FM, University of Florida’s student-run college radio. This is more aimed at the management of the web presence.


The College radio/Music Submission Quest

As an update for about the radio submission listing on this site, I touch on my work trying to find and add college stations.


A noteworthy atmosphere for the Stanley Cup Finals

Preceding game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals is an interesting aspect,


An update from a blind blogger

In short: I can’t see and a high-level medical eye doc pushed a non-treatment.


Underexposed Soft Rock & Easy 0Listwning; I’m taking submissions for the Spotify playlist via Twitter

Underexposed Sort Rock % Easy Listening

This 3-year-old Spotify playlist has 150+ songs by indie artists. I’m looking for ock, folk, alt/indie, blues, jazz, pop, and country songs that fit in.


Ease with the Chill of Cabela and Schmitt’s Single ” Lose My Mind”

Ease with the Chill of Cabela and Schmitt’s Single ” Lose My Mind”

The single, “Lose My Mind”, was released by the indie band in lare March. Check it out here.


Why tje lack of new posts? I’m in hell.

I need to post this update specifically because of frustrations that are dominating me.It ain’t much to say: Blindness and physical issues limiting my typing ability have stunted and stopped this blogger. And it sucks. NG2 sucks.


Sight and Sound: Antheia Jayne, “Sweet Passerby”

Sight and Sound: Antheia Jayne, “Sweet Passerby”

A widely unknown musician, Antheia Jayne releaded three singles in 2020. This is the music video of the third, “Sweet Passerby”.


Are you ready for Super Bowl Sunday and A Night in Tampa?

Are you ready for Super Bowl Sunday and A Night in Tampa?

A song from Gypsy Star’s 2007 denut album is oh-so fitting for the coming event.


An Open Letter Request to the Tampa Bay Lightning

This has nothing to do with the team and gameplay. It has everything to do with the genetic menace few know of.


Blind and Anxious, an update on my status

I* already said I can’t see. It’s gotten worse.


My Concluding Remarks on the Year 2020 (via Twitter)

Nuh-bye, 2020…!!


Save USF’s Bulls Radio

It sure looks like the USF station needs saving.


Gypsy Star releases a holiday music video, “Tale of the Mistletoe”

The Tampa Bay-based folk-rocj group released a music video for the holiday season.


In brief: Still here, thanks

“Rumors og my demise have been greatly exaggerated.” I’m just am not posting, Sorry.


In search of Tampa Bay music for a Spotify playlist

More Tampa Bay music of the Adult Contemporary chill variety is sought to freshen up this Spotify playlist.


Orlando radio actually does have a station accepting music submissions

Orlando radio actually does have a station accepting music submissions

Open to mail-in music submissions of all genres, Rollins College’s WPRK is an airplay opportunity at the center of the Sunshine State.


Regional radio, music submissions, and the Radio.com challenge

Radio.com working draft

The Radio.com network is a test of dedication when trying to promote your music and gain airplay on its local affiliate stations.


Amalie Arena To Serve As An Early-Voting Locale

Amalie Arena, the Ice Palace of Tampa, Florida.

Hillsborough County’s Supervisor of elections has announced Amalie Arena will be open as a voting location.


Regarding my absence ftom 2020 NHL playoff blogging and my social withdrawal online

Regarding my absence ftom 2020 NHL playoff blogging and my social withdrawal online

As the Tampa Bay Lightning’s original blogger, I haven’t said much of anything about these belated playoffs. I’m not interacting much online either. Why?


Music, Politic, and the Contrast of Eras

Unauthorized use of music by presidential campaigns contrasts the past,.


Contemplating curating a weekly Spotify Playlist

Contemplating curating a weekly Spotify Playlist

Already doing a long, older playlist, launching a weekly Spotify playlist to highlight acts is an idea… But what would it bring me?


Cabela and Schmitt – Wounded World (with lyrics)

Cabela and Schmitt – Wounded World (with lyrics)

Cabela and Schmitt’s song, “wounded World”, was released in February 2020 and seems rather fitting for these times.


The stage is set for a cultural event

The stage is set for a cultural event

If the moment is like the trying times of 1964 or 1980, a very influential cultural event could be in the cards for America… And the U.S. could use one.


Johnny Fonts on Spotify; follow me, won’t you?

Johnny Fonts on Spotify; follow me, won’t you?

Come follow John Fontana, aka Johnny Fonts, on Spotify. How in-tune you find me is up to you.


TunedQuest: How the Radio Music Submissuib Resource Got Started

What happened that led to this forner sports blogger to start cinoukubf th radio/music submission [agenow known as TunedQuest.


A Robin Hood limerick aimed at Donald Trump

A Robin Hood limerick aimed at Donald Trump

Donald Trump is no Robin Hood, but he has inspired a taunt-limerick inspired from the 1991 film.


[UPDATED 01.07.2022] Does radio in Orlando and Central Florida not accept music submissions?

Does radio in Orlando and Central Florida not accept music submissions?

Radio stations accepting submitted music and adding such to their library for airplay seems lacking in central Florida.,


America in crisis lacks involved leadership

Past US Presidents involved themselves personally during ane after times of hardship and disaster, which influ3nd3e their leadership. Donald Trump does not.


Ambivalent by Fowler’s Bluff (with lyrics)

Ambivalent by Fowler’s Bluff (with lyrics)

Fowler’s Bluff, a Florida-baser progressive rock group, released this chill tune in 2013. Heck out this folksy song here.


NHL History: Vinny Lecavalier’s “Rough Translation” to Life With The White Bear

Lecavalier in Kazan, 2005

A pie e of NHL history was the 2004-05 lockout. A story within it was Vincent Lecavalier plaung for AK Baez Kazan during that lost season, and Tom Jones feature article on it.


You never heard it: Chuck Eaton – Woman

Cuck Eaton released t”Woman” in 2009 and you likely never heard it before like most indie songs. I think you may enjoy it…


[Meta] This blog isn’t all about the Bolts

I round out that every single category of his web site was listed as “Tampa Bay Lightning” in search engine results. One setting or another related the mistake. I wouldn’t think any repeat visitors saw 5he issue. I still feel the need to apologize; it’s a big s red up an embarrassing to have happened.