General Larry Platt on 'AI'

*While American Idol’s auditions are hilairous to say the least there was one older gentleman out of Atlanta, Ga. that turned down the lights and ended the auditions in Atlanta with a message.  Mr. Larry Platt, 62,  appears to have been listening to the popular music stations lately.

He probably figured if they can get away with the foolishness he’s heard, then he too can get a record deal.  And if for no other reason, for the message his song sends to the young brothers out there to “Get Your Pants Off the Ground.”

Okay, so there’s some humor to the story and he’s looking like a rapper and that’s all funny.  But, the other side of the story is quite fascinating.  Mr. Platt is a civil rights activist that had been nicknamed by (more…)