Living Classic Rock from its very beginning - both on stage and on air since 1968 - music has been Joe Benson's life. Whether playing it, talking about it with artists and fans, or documenting it with his syndicated 'Off The Record' rock star interview program and his definitive 'UNCLE JOE'S RECORD GUIDES,' Benson's always been rocking! As a family member to millions of Southern California listeners for the past 35 years, he's their own Uncle Joe... and this is his web site.

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May 4, 2016


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Motley Crue guitarist Mick Mars is 65.
Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt is 44... More »»

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On this day in 1974, Grand Funk Railroad's cover of "The Loco-Motion" hit #1 on the singles chart... More »»

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Hump Day 5/4/16


10 At 10: 1969
Uncle Joe's Lunch Box (with Speedway Motorcycle races tix!) @12:30pm
The Story - John Lennon @1:30pm
Laughter At 45 After - Eddie Izzard... More »»

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Desert Trip!

THE classic rock concert of the century! Six bands and performers who revolutionized all of popular music in the Sixties will be gathering at the Empire Polo Field in Indio over a single weekend in October. One stage with two artists per day with full sets beginning at sundown — it's the one-off Desert Trip! Friday October 7th will see Bob Dylan followed by The Rolling Stones. Saturday October 8th will feature Neil Young followed by Paul McCartney. Sunday October 9th will see The Who followed by Roger Waters. If they sell out when tickets go on sale Friday at 10am, will they add another weekend?... More »»

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It was Keith Richards who said: "I really don't care what they write about us, so long as they write about us."

It was W. C. Fields who said: "I am free of all prejudice. I hate everyone equally."

It was Bob Hope who said: "If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play at it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf."

It was Goodman Ace who said: "Politics makes estranged bedfellows"... More »»


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This Sunday OFF THE RECORD with Joe Benson will feature the music of Dire Straits and more of Joe's extensive conversation with frontman Mark Knopfler. Check out this preview!


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This week on 100.3 The Sound: John Pinette, Tim Hawkins, Eddie Izzard, John Heffron and Maz Jobrani. Check out the Podcasts too!»»



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