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

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July 29, 2016


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Keyboardist Neil Doughty of REO Speedwagon is 70.
Bassist/singer Geddy Lee of Rush and
The Sound's own Andy Chanley is finally 24

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On this day in 1972, Alice Cooper's million-selling scandalous "School's Out" album peaked at #2 for the first of three weeks... More »»

The Uncle Joe Show Menu

Friday 7/29/16


10 At 10: 1988
Uncle Joe's Lunch Box (Oddball Comedy Festival tix!) @12:30pm
The Story - Neil Peart/Rush @1:30pm
Laughter At 45 After - Tom Wilson

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Mucho Floyd

Talk about a huge box set — Pink Floyd's new 27-disc compilation takes the prize. The 130 tracks that make up "The Early Years: 1965-1972" include 12-and-a-half hours of TV recordings and BBC Sessions as well as almost two dozen unreleased songs, outtakes and demos. But wait — there's more! Over 15 hours of... More »»

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It was Mark Twain who said: "Few things are harder to put up with than a good example."

It was William Feather who said: "Setting a good example for children takes all the fun out of middle age."

It was Mary Bly who said: "Dogs come when they're called; cats take a message and get back to you later."

It was Soupy Sales who said: "Be true to your teeth and they won't be false to you"... More »»


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This Sunday OFF THE RECORD with Joe Benson will feature the music of Rush as well as more conversation with Neil Peart. Check out this preview!


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This week on 100.3 The Sound: Jeff Foxworthy, Jackie Kashian, John Mulaney, Pablo Francisco and Tom Wilson. Check out the Podcasts too!»»



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