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 definitive 'UNCLE JOE'S RECORD GUIDES' and his syndicated 'Off The Record' rock star interview program, Benson's always been rocking! And as a family member to millions of Southern California listenersfor the past 33 years, he's their own Uncle Joe... and this is his web site.

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April 25, 2014


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Blues legend Albert King would have been 91.
Bassist Stu Cook of Creedence Clearwater Revival is 69.
Steve Ferrone, drummer with the Average White Band and Tom Petty's Heartbreakers, is 64... More »»

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On this day in 1987, U2's "The Joshua Tree" album began the first of nine weeks at #1. It eventually sold over 10 million copies and received GRAMMY Awards for Album Of The Year and Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal... More »»

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No More Zep For Plant

Remember to act surprised at this: Robert Plant has ruled out the chance of Led Zeppelin performing live any time soon... More »»

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This week at 5:45am, 7:45am & 9:45am on 100.3 The Sound: Bill Engvall, Jackie Kashian, Pablo Francisco, Alonzo Bodden and Kathleen Madigan. Check out the Podcasts too!»»

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This Sunday 8pm on 100.3 The Sound in Los Angeles, OFF THE RECORD with Joe Benson will feature the music of Def Leppard and J.B.'s brand new conversation with singer Joe Elliott.

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It was Aristotle who said: "A friend to all is a friend to none."

It was Dr. Seuss who said: "Adults are obsolete children."

It was Fats Waller who said: "If you don't know what it is, don't mess with it."

It was Robert Anthony who said: "If you let other people do it for you, they will do it to you"... More »»

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More Spring Factoids

1. 75% of Americans want to change their bodies in some way, while only 13% say they'd want to change their intelligence.

2. Americans eat almost one million tons of potato chips each year.

3. The can opener was invented 44 years after canned food. In fact, until they came along, the thick-walled metal storage canisters had to be busted open with a hammer and chisel or bayonet.

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