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

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July 19, 2018


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Guitarists Bernie Leadon of the Eagles and Brian May of Queen are both 71.
Grateful Dead keyboardist Keith Godchaux would have been 70.
Allen Collins of Lynyrd Skynyrd would have been 66.

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On this day in 1981, Journey's "Who's Crying Now" entered the singles charts (and romantic situations across America) on its way to #4... More »»

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Thursday 7/19/18

The Story @8: Frontman Geddy Lee of Rush explains the band's use of laundromats and chicken broasters on stage @8pm
Ultimate Led Zeppelin @10pm


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Billy F Gibbons with Uncle Joe

This weekend, OFF THE RECORD with Joe Benson will feature the music of ZZ Top and more of Joe's extensive conversation with Billy F. Gibbons. Check out this preview!


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Which one of these handpicked selections is your fave Unc's Quote Of The Day?

It was Frank Zappa who said: "You are what you is."

It was Robert Frost who said: "Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence."

It was Robert Anthony who said: "The one who loves the least, controls the relationship."

It was Albert Einstein who said: "Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth."


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