LIVE & LOCAL - THE RIVER MORNING SHOW!

Posted By: Lobster · 8/20/2014 5:01:00 PM

At P-Town 4th, a listener walked up to me at The River's booth and mentioned "Those two guys in the morning."  Couldn't name them.  Let's just call them the luckiest DJs on the face of the Earth.  They did Mornings in Indianapolis. Still do. Yet, they got syndicated by a big broadcast company, and a fairly decent radio show replaced morning shows in cities and towns throughout the USA, both good and bad.

Now, after Labor Day, Big Jon (who may want to start blogging more, I think) and Kelli (who's voice you already hear on River Rockbooks) will start doing a live and local morning show that also PLAYS THE MUSIC WE LOVE.  The point of my blogging about it (and I've been waiting for the news to be made public and the blogs font color to be fixed from yellow to a much more readable black - Thanks, ...

THE BILL GRAHAM $2 STORY

Posted By: Lobster · 12/26/2013 10:03:00 AM

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 ...

ANNUAL HALLOWEEN SPECIAL ON THE RIVER IN 2006

Posted By: Lobster · 10/23/2013 10:35:00 AM

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.

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