RIP, J. Geils: “Must Of Got Lost” (1974)

(Above: J. Geils.) Last night my various social media feeds filled with the news that John Warren Geils Jr.  passed away at the age of 71.  It's only when you shorten his first name to an initial that the name likely rings a bell. The J. Geils Band was a live show phenomenon in the … Continue reading RIP, J. Geils: “Must Of Got Lost” (1974)

The big on-air farewell: Peter, Paul, and Mary, “Leaving On a Jet Plane” (1969)

(Above: Some of the trucks I've rented over the years.) One of the rarest things in radio is a planned, scheduled last show.  I've had more than my share of them, across almost 30 years on the air. Usually, an air personality doesn't get a last show.  It can be risky: a story that I … Continue reading The big on-air farewell: Peter, Paul, and Mary, “Leaving On a Jet Plane” (1969)