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  • A Farewell to the Soul of Cream, Jack Bruce

    Clapton might be God, but there was no Cream without Jack Bruce. He sang most of the songs. If he'd found his Delaney Bramlett, maybe he too would be a household name instead of a footnote. That's right, Clapton had the instincts, but it was Bramlett who...
  • Scott McKenzie thrilled with new contract

    Scott McKenzie thrilled with new contract
    What does Scott McKenzie have to say about his new, multi-year contract with MIX 105.1? "I'm thrilled that CBS Radio, MIX 105.1 and the listeners have given me another chance to work out the bugs and get this radio thing right," McKenzie told me...
  • DJ Don Wardell Is a Friend of Timeless Tunes

    The current boom of classic songs from the so-called "Great American Songbook" on the record charts, on radio and in movies and television is good news, but no shock for Palm Springs "beautiful music" DJ Don Wardell, who dryly observes "I've seen it...
  • A familiar voice as Steve Dahl returns to Chicago radio

    A familiar voice as Steve Dahl returns to Chicago radio
    Grumbles about commercial radio's tight formatting? Check. Horndog comments to a female caller and his station's traffic reporter? Check. References to Disco Demolition and Garry Meier and a phone call to wife Janet? Check, check and check. Sheepishness,...
  • Election day

    The dominating significance of the mid-term American legislative elections just finished has been the occasion's dramatic confirmation of the corruption of the American electoral system. This has two elements, the first being its money corruption,...
  • Tom Magliozzi dies at 77; co-host with brother of NPR's popular 'Car Talk'

    Tom Magliozzi dies at 77; co-host with brother of NPR's popular 'Car Talk'
    An imposing, gray-bearded figure with the fiery look of an Old Testament prophet, Tom Magliozzi took car problems as seriously as he took himself. Which is to say: not very. To be sure, he and his brother, Ray, were professionally known as "Click...
  • 'Car Talk' co-host Tom Magliozzi dead at age 77

    'Car Talk' co-host Tom Magliozzi dead at age 77
    Tom Magliozzi, co-host of the long-running weekly National Public Radio show "Car Talk," died on Monday of complications from Alzheimer's disease, the broadcast network said. He was 77. Magliozzi and his younger brother Ray became famous as the self-...
  • 'Car Talk' Host Tom Magliozzi Dead at 77

    Tom Magliozzi, longtime co-host of NPR's "Car Talk," has died of complications from Alzheimer's Disease, according to "Car Talk" EP Doug Berman and NPR. He was 77. Magliozzi (pictured, left) hosted the Peabody Award-winning talk show from 1977 to 2012...
  • An appreciation: Tom Magliozzi, Click of 'Car Talk'

    Tom Magliozzi, who died Monday at age 77, was for 25 years the co-host with his younger brother Ray of the NPR series "Car Talk"; a local Boston version had run on the public radio station WBUR for a decade before that. As the Tappet Brothers, Click and...
  • No man's land : Get alienated on Nevada's E.T. Highway

    RACHEL, Nev. I saw no Men in Black. I did see little green men, lots of them, all sizes and shapes. Some had hideously globular craniums and black-as-deep-space piercing eyeballs; others were skeletal and avuncular, bearing a striking likeness to the late...
  • Humor column: Spring forward, fall over

    The days are getting shorter. And so am I. I don't think I'm gaining weight, I just think gravity is slowly squishing me into a planet-shaped thing. It's doing to me what it's done to the Earth and the moon and the Sun: making me dense, round and...