Breakfast with The Beatles
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From: Southern California
First 45: "Yesterday"/"Act Naturally" with picture sleeve, at Musicland in Riverside CA. 49 cents on sale because it was in the Top 10. First album was "Help!" for $2.99 from the same store.
Radio Influences: John (Ravenscroft) Peel, Wolfman Jack, Dave Hull, Chuck Christensen, Lohman & Barkley, B. Mitchell Reed, Jim Ladd, Vin Scully, Dick Enberg, Chick Hearn, Bob Coburn, Alex Bennett, Tom & Rachel Donahue, Glenn Lambert, Norm Winer, Dusty Street, Little Steven, Richard Gossett, Dave McQueen, Scoop Nisker, Joe Frank, Dick Orkin
First Concert: Led Zeppelin/Jethro Tull, Swing Auditorium, San Bernardino CA, August 8, 1969. Tickets $3.50 each.
First Radio Gig: Weekly Top 40 Countdown Show, KACE-FM, Riverside CA, February 1970. First song played: "No Time" by Guess Who.
First Breakfast With The Beatles show: January 6, 1991.
BWTB Interview guests: Ringo Starr, Yoko Ono, Olivia Harrison, Louise Harrison, Pete Best, Geoff Emerick, Giles & Sir George Martin, Denny Laine, Brian Wilson, Eric Burdon, Victor Spinetti, Little Steven, Alan Parsons, Todd Rundgren, Joe Cocker, Al Kooper, Bobby Whitlock, Peter Frampton, Peter & Gordon, Brian Matthew, Nils Lofgren, Andrew Loog Oldham, Tony Bramwell, Sid Bernstein, Marty Allen, Dick Cavett, Judy Collins, Debbie Harry, Pat Dinizio, Sam Leach...and the list goes on...
Vinyl records still owned: 5,000+