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 36 years, he's their own Uncle Joe... and this is his web site.

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October 20, 2017


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Tom Petty would have been 67... More »»

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On this day in 1979, Pat Benatar's debut album, "In The Heat Of The Night," entered the charts on its way to #12 and a million in sales as the Eagles' "Long Run," their final studio album (for many years), was about to spend nine weeks at #1 and sell seven million copies... More »»

The Uncle Joe's Show Menu

Friday 10/20/17


100 Minutes Of Commercial Free Classic Rock @8:00am
10 At 10: Dodgers/World Series!!
Uncle Joe's Lunch Box - El Torito dinner for four! @12:15pm
Uncle Joe's vintage Off The Record interview with Tom Petty will air at Noon Friday on The Sound to honor Tom's Birthday.
The Story - Supertramp/Roger Hodgson @1:15pm

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Uncle Joe's vintage Off The Record interview with Tom Petty will air at Noon Friday on The Sound to honor Tom's Birthday.

It was Tom Petty who said:
"You belong among the wildflowers
You belong in a boat out at sea
Sail away, kill off the hours
You belong somewhere you feel free."

It was Tom Petty who said: "Music is probably the only real magic I have encpuntered in my life. There's not some trick involved with it. It's pure and it's real. It moves, it heals, it communicates, and does all of these incredible things."

It was Tom Petty who said: "Rock is where blues and jazz are sitting. It's been elbowed to the side, but I don't think it's done yet. You'll see young people give it another run for its money."

It was Tom Petty who said: "I'm learning to fly around the clouds but what goes up must come down. I'm learning to fly, but I ain't got wings, coming down is the hardest thing."... More »»

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This Sunday night at 11pm (a special time) on 100.3 The Sound of Los Angeles, OFF THE RECORD with Joe Benson will feature the music of Supertramp and more of Joe's extensive conversation with Roger Hodgson. Check out this preview!


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