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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August 30, 2015


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On this day in 1986, Peter Gabriel's "In Your Eyes" (inspired by his father) entered the singles charts on its way to... More »»

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Sorry — No Big Pig (For Sale)

Remember the excitement last week when it was announced that Pink Floyd's legendary giant inflatable pig that appeared on the cover of their 1977 "Animals" album — the pig that broke its moorings to London's Battersea Power Station and floated off into the wide blue yonder... More »»

The Uncle Joe Show Menu

Monday 8/31/15


10 At 10: 1975
Uncle Joe's Lunch Box (with Neil Young tix!): 12:30pm
The Story - John Mellencamp: 1:30pm
Laughter At 45 After - Dennis Wolfberg: 4:45pm & 6:45pm
Laughter At 45 After - Late Night Round Up: 5:45pm

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Saturday September 12th, 7:30pm! Join yer Uncle Joe and rock out with ZZ Top and Blackberry Smoke on a beautiful Summer eve at the L.A. County Fair in Pomona! Hail, hail Rock & Roll!


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It was Mark Twain who said: "Truth is stranger than Fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't."

It was Sophocles who said: "The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves."

It was Napoleon Bonaparte who said: "Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever."

It was President Barack Obama who said: "Any fool can have a child. That doesn't make you a father. It's the courage to raise a child that makes you a father"... More »»

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This week at 4:45pm, 5:45pm & 6:45pm on 100.3 The Sound: Dennis Wolfberg, Russell Peters, Mike Birbiglia and Don Friesen. Check out the Podcasts too!»»

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This Sunday OFF THE RECORD with Joe Benson will feature the music of Peter Frampton and more of Joe's extensive conversation with Peter. Check out this preview!

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