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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May 29, 2015


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Danny Elfman, lord of Oingo Boingo and many soundtracks, is 60.
Bass player Mike Porcaro of Toto would have been 57... More »»

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On this day in 1976, Steve Miller's classic "Fly Like An Eagle" album entered the charts on its way to two weeks at #3 with four million sold, just as Aerosmith's "Rocks" began its climb to #3 with... More »»

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On Stage

U2 continue their 5-night run at The Forum Saturday and Sunday while Randy Bachman of The Guess Who and BTO rocks the Saban Theatre on Saturday and... More »»

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The Uncle Joe Show Menu

Friday 5/29/15


10 At 10: 1975
Uncle Joe's Lunch Box (with Jim Gaffigan tix!): 12:30pm
The Story - Bill Wyman/The Rolling Stones: 1:30pm
Laughter At 45 After - Kathleen Madigan: 4:45pm & 6:45pm
Laughter At 45 After - Late Night Round Up: 5:45pm

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Sunday June 21st, Noon - 2pm: Check out the massive, free Day Of Music in Fullerton where Uncle Joe will be hanging with The Sound crew at the main stage and rockin' with The Jeremy Benson Band from 1pm - 2pm! Great Summer Solstice fun to be had — rock on!


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It was Fred Allen who said: "A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become well known, then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized."

It was H. L. Mencken who said: "A celebrity is one who is known to many persons he is glad he doesn't know."

It was Kurt Vonnegut who said: "The telling of jokes is an art of its own, and it always rises from some emotional threat. The best jokes are dangerous, and dangerous because they are in some way truthful."

It was Oscar Wilde who said: "She lacks the indefinable charm of weakness"... More »»

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This week at 4:45pm, 5:45pm & 6:45pm on 100.3 The Sound: Bill Engvall, Carlos Oscar, James P. Connolly and Kathleen Madigan.
Check out the Podcasts too!»»

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This Sunday OFF THE RECORD with Joe Benson will feature the music of The Rolling Stones and more of Joe's conversation with bassist Bill Wyman.

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