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 24, 2014

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Drummer Doug "Cosmo" Clifford of Creedence Clearwater Revival is 69.
The multi-talented Jack Blades of Night Ranger and Damn Yankees is 60... More »»

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On this day in 1982, John Mellencamp's "Hurts So Good" entered the singles charts on its way to four weeks at #2 and a Rock Male Vocal GRAMMY Award... 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 Mae West who said: "Give a man a free hand and he'll run it all over you."

It was Kin Hubbard who said: "Now and then an innocent man is sent to the legislature."

It was James Thurber who said: "There are two kinds of light: the glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures."

It was David Starr Jordan who said: "Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it"... 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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