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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November 26, 2014


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Fleetwood Mac's founding member/bassist John McVie is 69... More »»

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On this day in 1977, driven in part by the iconic song duo "We Will Rock You"/"We Are The Champions," Queen's legendary "News Of The World" album blasted onto the charts on its way to peaking at #3 for three weeks while selling over three million copies... More »»

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For most of his long, adventurous life, Steven Tyler has been one of the last people on the face of the earth that you would expect to be anywhere near the Nobel Peace Prize. What a difference sobriety makes. On December 11th, the infamous... More »»

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This Friday! Noon - 2pm: Join Uncle Joe and Acura at the L.A. Auto Show's South Hall! Stop by the 100.3 The Sound booth to chat music, horsepower, car designs and win some swag!


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It was Winston Churchill who said: "Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forward to the trip."

It was Mark Twain who said: "A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."

It was Josh Billings who said: "One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at politeness."

It was Benjamin Franklin who said: "Little strokes fell great oaks"... More »»

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This week at 5:45am, 7:45am & 9:45am on 100.3 The Sound: Craig Shoemaker, Jackie Kashian and Louie Anderson. Check out the Podcasts too!»»

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This Sunday 8pm on 100.3 The Sound in Los Angeles, OFF THE RECORD with Joe Benson will feature Yes and conversation w/Jon Anderson, Chris Squire & Rick Wakeman.

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