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Exile; SuperChefs; Ulysses S. Grant

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Exile; SuperChefs; Ulysses S. Grant

Chart-topping band Exile hits the road performing their greatest hits, step into the extraordinary at Louisville's superhero-themed restaurant SuperChefs, and explore the history of Ulysses S. Grant and his Kentucky connections and inspirations in this first of a three-part series.
S24 E9 Length 25:08 Premiere: 2.16.19

Music Legends Exile, Louisville’s SuperChefs, and a History of Ulysses S. Grant!

Chart-topping band Exile hits the road performing their greatest hits, step into the extraordinary at Louisville’s superhero-themed restaurant SuperChefs, and explore the history of Ulysses S. Grant and his Kentucky connections and inspirations in this first part of a three-part series.

Exile

JP Pennington is a guitarist, vocalist, and the founder of Exile, a band that got its start in Richmond, Kentucky, in 1963. Pennington cites some early advice the band received from Dick Clark as one of the pillars that has kept Exile going strong for more than 50 years.

“He said one thing to us that has stuck with us our whole career,” Pennington remembers. “He said, ‘Never forget your audience,’ and we haven’t.”

The band’s hard-working roots kept them going from the beginning through their 1978 breakout hit, “Kiss You All Over.”

“We went from a pickup to a Cadillac overnight,” says Pennington. “We like to say we were a 15-year overnight success. That changed it all for us.”

“’Kiss You All Over,’ it was a life-changing song,” says Exile keyboardist and vocalist Marlon Hargis. “At that point we had recorded the ‘Mixed Emotions’ album and it had been finished for a while, but we were still playing clubs every week and basically kind of starving. We weren’t making a lot of money. I remember one week we were playing in downtown Lexington for the door money, [and] literally the next week we were in Los Angeles taping ‘The Midnight Special,’ and heading out on a major Aerosmith concert.”

Exile spent four weeks at the top of the pop charts in the U.S. with “Kiss You All Over,” and the song made the band popular around the world. In the 1980s, they started writing and performing country music and went on to have 10 No. 1 songs on the country charts during that decade.

Now, in 2019, the band is touring again to audiences that have been with them throughout their long career.

“Here we are, 55 years as a band and the fans are still turning out,” says drummer Steve Goetzman. “One thing that we hear constantly when we’re signing autographs is, ‘Thanks for the memories.’ We take people back now. That’s where we are in our career. That’s where they are in their lives, and so that’s pretty cool.”

Ulysses S. Grant Part I

Ulysses S. Grant isn’t technically a Kentucky native. But he spent a great deal of time in his formative years exploring Northern Kentucky.

“[Grant] loved horses, and early on, his parents entrusted him with a horse,” says author and historian G.L. Corum. “He, as a very young boy, would make trips down into Kentucky.”

He spent one school year in Maysville, Kentucky, where he most likely lived with family members. Ultimately, at his father’s suggestion, he went to West Point where he excelled at math and looked at becoming a math teacher at his alma mater.

“He graduated age 21,” says historian Ronald C. White. “He was stationed out in St. Louis. It was there that he met his roommate’s sister, Julia, and they fell quickly in love and it became one of the great matches and marriages.”

The Mexican-American War altered Grant’s plans to teach math. He served in the war and was then stationed in Oregon and California.

“He missed Julia and he met the children,” says White. “He probably fell into drinking. The story’s a little bit mired; he might have been threatened with a court martial. He resigned and come home to Missouri and he struggled.”

“Grant was happy to rejoin his family,” says David Newmann, a park ranger at the Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site in St. Louis. “He was certainly very proud father and husband, happy to be here with his loved ones. But at the same time, he also struggled financially. His father-in-law’s plantation, Whitehaven, had never been a great success. Grant struggled to make a living as a farmhand on the property and resorted to a number of odd jobs to help pay the bills.”

Grant’s father, Jesse, owned leather goods stores in Covington, Kentucky, and other locations. When Grant asked his father for a job, he sent him to Galena, Illinois, to work for his younger brother at one of the family’s stores.

“All of a sudden, in April of 1861, Fort Sumter gets fired on,” says historian Christopher Burns. The beginning of the Civil War was the end of Grant’s career selling leather goods. “Grant walks out of the store and he said it was one of the happiest moments he ever had. He never had to be a clerk again in his life.”

However, Grant’s first role was at a desk in Springfield, Illinois.

“He helps muster in new regiments, troops and acts as an adjunct to the state,” says Burns. “He lives in a little nook up in the old statehouse which is still there. It’s called Grant’s nook in a little corner under a staircase and that’s where he does all this work. He travels back and forth between Galena and Springfield and finally he gets a command by Illinois congressman Elihu Washburne and he becomes Col. of the 21st Illinois infantry division.”

SuperChefs

Louisville’s popular spot, SuperChefs, started out as a pop-up concept that gained a big following early on.

“We started back in 2012 at a gyro restaurant,” says Rodney “Rock Alan” White, co-owner and chef at SuperChefs. “We would do breakfast there and then around 11:00 they would come in and do gyros.”

“We started Derby week, and by the time July hit, we’d already been offered three other restaurants to go into and do our same pop-up concept,” says co-owner and executive chef Darnell Ferguson.

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Julia Chinn; Memory-Barbara Kingsolver; Enid Yandell; Mary Todd Lincoln - S25 E14

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Refuge Ridge; Boundary Oak Distillery; Dippin' Dots - S23 E15

  • Monday February 17, 2020 3:30 pm ET on KETKY
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Castle & Key; Children's Charity; Downtown La Grange; Mona Bismarck - S23 E14

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Chia; Regional Meals; Farmer Brown Tha' MC; Venerable Trees - S23 E13

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Speedzeum; Reptile Zoo; College Heights Brewery; Ward Hall - S23 E12

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Treetop Adventure; Ward Hall; Feminist Artists of Kentucky; Filson Historical Society - S23 E11

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London Cycling; Dave's Memory-Fatherloss; Mays Lick Rosenwald School; Moment-Spring Beauty - S25 E13

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Bosnian Exhibit; Bosnian Coffee; Northern Kentucky Brotherhood; Wyatt Dagla Severs - S23 E10

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South Union Shaker; Capital City Museum; West End School Louisville; The LEXington Theatre Company - S23 E9

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Northern KY Brotherhood Singers; Maker's Mark; Effie Waller Smith; Haven Gillespie - S23 E8

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Woodland Native Americans; Indigenous Peoples Day in Stanford; Blue Wing Landing; Kathy Conroy - S23 E7

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USA Cares; Beattyville Exhibit/Veterans Wall; Fort Knox Therapy Dogs - S23 E6

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Alice Allison Dunnigan; Memory-Doug's First Segment; Wendover; Mary Ingles - S25 E12

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KSU Aquaculture; Golden Retrievers; Sue Darnell Ellis; Seafood Lady - S23 E5

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Bowman's Valley School; Byron's Memory-Tom T. Hall; Mutton; Moment-Prohibitionist Mural - S25 E11

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Thomas Noble; Downtown Mt. Sterling; Three Toads Farm; Bread of Life Cafe - S23 E4

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Latitude Arts Community; Kayaking Bourbon Co; Webster Co. Coal Mine Disaster; Camp Zachary Taylor - S23 E3

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Hopkinsville Eclipse; Eclipse at Franklin; Man o' War Anniversary; Lost John - S23 E2

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Idlewild Butterfly Farm; State Fair; Dan MacPhail Antlers; One Fateful Pitch - S23 E1

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The Louisville Zoo - S22 E20

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Beverly Hills Supper Club Tragedy; Town of Lynch; Valhalla Golf Course - S22 E19

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Devou Park; Central Kentucky; Stearns; Old Fort Harrod (Kentucky's Anniversary) - S22 E18

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Certified Midwives; Garden Roller Rink; Sports Radio Broadcasters in Rowan Co. - S22 E17

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Downtown Taylorsville; Henderson Wetlands; Joe Downing; Constitution Square (Kentucky's Anniversary) - S22 E16

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Bibb House Reunion; Memory-Freedom Singers; Goatscaping; Ché Rhodes; Moment-Clydesdales - S25 E10

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Season 24

50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing

S24 E20 Length 28:05 Premiere Date 7.20.19

Kentucky's Astronauts; HOMES Inc.; Sweet Blessings

S24 E19 Length 27:46 Premiere Date 6.1.19

Honor Flight; Bill Marvel; Artist Elmer Lucille Allen

S24 E18 Length 27:54 Premiere Date 5.25.19

Heritage Trail; Downtown Glasgow; Ulysses S. Grant

S24 E17 Length 28:30 Premiere Date 5.21.19

Living Archaeology; Wes Cowan's Louisville; U.S. Grant (Part

S24 E16 Length 25:49 Premiere Date 5.11.19

Jim Ford; Second Chances Wildlife; Sheldon Tapley

S24 E15 Length 27:12 Premiere Date 5.4.19

Mustang Makeover; Bluegrass in Japan

S24 E14 Length 26:14 Premiere Date 4.27.19

Clogging; Ebonite Bowling Balls; Rough River Dam State Park;

S24 E13 Length 27:44 Premiere Date 4.20.19

Mushroom Festival; Spoonbread Festival; Robert Penn Warren

S24 E12 Length 25:13 Premiere Date 4.13.19

The Young at Heart Band, Natural Soap Making, and More

S24 E11 Length 25:27 Premiere Date 4.9.19

Somerset Art Scene; Aluminum Recycling; Brigid Kaelin

S24 E10 Length 25:50 Premiere Date 2.23.19

Exile; SuperChefs; Ulysses S. Grant

S24 E9 Length 25:08 Premiere Date 2.16.19

Joe Bowen; Mammoth Bones; Banana Festival

S24 E8 Length 26:23 Premiere Date 2.2.19

The Lee Initiative; Candleberry Candles; Daniel Goff

S24 E7 Length 25:42 Premiere Date 11.17.18

Dancing Well; Purple Toad Winery; Paradise Point

S24 E6 Length 26:00 Premiere Date 11.10.18

Heartbeats; Central Auto; Judy Drive-In

S24 E5 Length 25:19 Premiere Date 11.3.18

eKAMI; Schneider's Candies; Barber Legacy

S24 E4 Length 25:03 Premiere Date 10.27.18

Makerspace; Spinal Cord Injury; Frank Duveneck; Duncan Hines

S24 E3 Length 27:38 Premiere Date 10.20.18

Central Kentucky Tours; Harden Coffee; Wigwam Village

S24 E2 Length 25:18 Premiere Date 10.13.18

Wiffle Ball; Treehouses; Life in Lynch; Football Rivalry

S24 E1 Length 27:27 Premiere Date 10.6.18

Hosts

Our Current Host, Doug Flynn

Doug Flynn, former Major League Baseball player and current Cincinnati Reds broadcaster, began as the host of Kentucky Life in the 21st season.

During an 11-year MLB career, Flynn won two world championships with the Reds and a Gold Glove award at second base for the New York Mets.

Doug was born and raised in Lexington and is involved with numerous civic and charitable organizations, including Hope for the Warriors and the American Association for the Prevention of Substance Abuse in Athletics. He is a graduate of Somerset Community College, and a member of the Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame.

Dave Shuffett, Host for Seasons 6 – 20

As host of Kentucky Life from 1999 to 2015, Dave Shuffett received nine Emmy nominations for on-camera performance and producing.

Shuffett is a native of Greensburg and a graduate of Murray State University. From 1989 to 1995, he served as both host and producer of Kentucky Afield.

Dave joined Kentucky Life for the series’ sixth season, replacing former host Byron Crawford. Shuffett was always accompanied by one of his dogs and they frequently appeared as “co-hosts.”

Dave lives in rural Central Kentucky and is the author of “My Kentucky Life,” a collection of his photos and stories of people and places throughout the state.

Byron Crawford, Host for Seasons 1 – 5

Kentucky native Byron Crawford hosted the program from its debut in September 1995 through the summer of 1999.

He studied speech and broadcasting at Murray State University, then worked as a radio and television news reporter in Cincinnati and Louisville before beginning a newspaper career.

Byron wrote his “Kentucky Column” for the (Louisville) Courier-Journal from 1979 until 2008. Today he writes the back page column for Kentucky Living magazine.

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