The Bill Graham Civic Auditorium honors his name. The Bill Graham Foundation still continues his philanthropic work. The Fillmore in San Francisco has his likeness on the walls, his legacy of poster art and the free apple barrell in the lobby. The memory of having the man around in-the-flesh is one that's limited to those of us who were there in the halcyon days of the late, great Rock Impressario.
As promised on-the-air, this blog entry is about how I have his voice on a sign-off I use at the end of the show. After recording an interview with him in 1977 for KSJO, I asked him to record a station ID for me. He made the "$2 an hour" crack at the end, and I chuckle in the background. There was a reason. You can click to listen to the .mp3 under the picture of his Jaguar. More ...
The Holiday's are upon us. Starting with Halloween, we race through to New Year's Eve with many opportunities to party. This one gives us an opportunity to step outside ourselves and dress in character. And, to eat far too many Treats!
Before Lobster's Sunday Brunch began airing in 2008, 97.7 The River was an affiliate of Lobster's Rock Box, which aired coast-to-coast from 2002-2007. To listen to the show's four segments, without commercials, as it aired on the Weekend before Halloween in October, 2006. CLICK HERE and scroll down for Parts 1-4.
Was honored to be nominated as a Program Host for The Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame, Class of 2013. Inductees will be announced at
Radio Day by the Bay on Saturday, July 20th.
Click here for a Lobster Tale about going to Tulsa, OK with Lynyrd Skynyrd on a July 4th Weekend, between two Bill Graham Presents Day on the Greens.