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

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January 26, 2015

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Acting god/philanthropist Paul Newman would have been 90.
Guitar god Eddie Van Halen is a rockin' 60... More »»

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On this day in 1980, the Pretenders self-titled debut album entered the U.S. charts on its way to a peak of #9. Front woman Chrissie Hynde's stinging performance and producer Chris Thomas's edgy mix still rocks!... More »»

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All Hail The Doobies

The Music Business Association's Chairman's Award recognizes artists who have "maintained a strong creative spirit and achieved significant commercial success throughout their career, continuing to release vital new music deep into their musical lifespan." This year it will be The Doobie Brothers who take home the award at the... More »»

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February 7th & 8th: Join yer Uncle Joe for some high speed rocking at the NHRA Winternationals Drag Races at the Auto Club Raceway in Pomona. Randy Balough will be racing his Uncle Joe's Super Gas Corvette with its brand new engine, and the boys will surely do another of their Saturday and Sunday Meet & Greets!

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It was Benjamin Franklin who said: "By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail."

It was Oscar Wilde who said: "We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars."

It was Mahatma Gandhi who said: "Live simply so that others can simply live."

Though Ben Wade's use is the oldest for this quip, Mark Twain is always credited for saying, "Go to heaven for the climate, go to hell for the company"... More »»

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This week at 5:45am, 7:45am & 9:45am on 100.3 The Sound: Richard Jeni, Maria Bamford, Pete Holmes, Gabriel Iglesias and Jim Gaffigan.

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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 The Doors and more of Joe's extensive conversation w/John Densmore, Robby Krieger & Ray Manzarek.

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