The radio star, known as the Tall One, emceed the first big rock concert for this fan. That would be U. We have talked Byrds over the decades.
Besides airing seminal recordings by? Bob Dyer was born in in Toledo, Ohio. One of three children, he graduated from the University of Cincinnati on June 5, with a degree in broadcasting.
He was writer and director of the three Jimmy Jazzoid live radio musical comedies and episodes of Jazz Kitchen. Previous occupations include the USAF, radio call-in show host, country, classical and top DJ, chimney sweep, window washer and advertising copywriter. Listen Listening
Dick Biondi is on hiatus from WLS due to health problems. The finishing touches are being put on "The Dick Biondi Film," a documentary about the legendary WLS radio disc jockey and the experience of listening to him while growing up in Chicago in the s. The film, expected to debut sometime next year, is the passion project of lifelong Biondi fan and Villa Park native Pamela Pulice.
The history of radio disc jockeys covers the time when gramophone records were first transmitted by experimental radio broadcasters to present day radio personalities who host shows featuring a variety of recorded music. For a number of decades beginning in the s, the term "disc jockey ", "DJ", "deejay", or "jock"  was exclusively used to describe on-air personalities who played selections of popular recorded music on radio broadcasting stations. The term "disc jockey" first appeared in print in a issue of Variety magazine  although the origin of the term is generally attributed to American radio news commentator Walter Winchell who used it to describe radio presenter Martin Block 's practice of introducing phonograph recordings to create a "Make Believe Ballroom" experience for radio listeners.
Bay Area. Fond memories. Happy birthday to the one and only Sweet Dick.
Sign in. Milo Ventimiglia takes inspiration from his canine co-star in The Art of Racing in the Rain to put his human collaborators in the doghouse. Watch now.
He spoke his mind, was unpredictable and was considered ahead of his time. He will be honored along with other local radio personalities Sept. She replaces Kristin Cruz, who is on maternity leave. Whittington shook up local radio and entertained us all with his outrageous, inspired satire and absurdities.
They know him by what they hear on the radio, his relaxed tone of voice and his devil-may-care style. In person, though, Whittington continually, subtly fidgets in his chair or plays with a felt-tipped pen. There is a visible uneasiness.