In honor of Veterans Day, I spoke with former POW Bill Robinson on Newstalk 98.7. No enlisted man in American military history has been a POW longer than Robinson. For seven and a half years, he faced daily privations and endured the full range of North Vietnam’s torture program.
Off-duty KPD officer, Tony Williams was shot in the back in July, 1989 on the entrance ramp to I-40 at Cherry Street while riding his motorcycle. The KPD Homicide Unit has a suspect in their sights, but need someone to step forward with more details.
Another “Lost Interview!” Back in the 80s I booked everything in the Tennessee Theater. One of those acts was Don McLean. Before the performance he called in on my WIVK show. Among many questions, I asked him to explain the song American Pie and the reason he wrote Vincent. These are Interviews I did years […]
Hamas attacks Israel and the Israelis declare war. Last week Congressman voted to oust Speaker McCarthy. The vote for a new Speaker is Wednesday. We talk war ramifications and the reasoning behind his vote to get a new Speaker of the House.
The Knoxville City election took place August 29th with one of the poorest turnouts in recent history. Out of 102,000 registered voters, 85,000 DID NOT vote, leaving the decision to only around 17,000 people on who runs the city of Knoxville. This is my interview with Election Commission Director, Chris Davis.
The next Lost Interview is out! On November 13th, 1984 Grandpa Jones had a book out about his life and he joined me in the studios of WIVK. He was a delightful man who starred on many shows and on the infamous Hee-Haw! He endured tragedy when he found the bodies of his playing partner, […]
And interesting interview on the future of medicine! Dr. Ty Prince is with the Allergy, Asthma and Sinus Center. Soon when you go to the doctor a camera on the doctor’s glasses will be connected to AI. It will recognize you, pull your medical records, listen to what you tell the doctor, suggest questions for […]
I believe this interview with Ronnie was in 1980. Ronnie was always a great friend of mine and WIVK. Always a fun guy to talk to and a great performer in concert! This interview came out just as Smoky Mountain Rain was hitting the airwaves. Enjoy!
I believe that this interview I did with Jimmy Dean on WIVK was in 1982. He was a very down-to-Earth guy with a great sense of humor! The interview could have gone longer, but I had to cut it short for time constraints. We talk about music, acting, golf, sausage business and life in general. […]
The Lost Interviews – George Jones I got a call from George Jones wanting to be on my WIVK midday radio show. He was scheduled to be at a Knoxville nightclub that night and there were rumors that he wasn’t going to show. He wanted to address that on air. During the interview we talked […]