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Ken Calvert was born and raised in Detroit. A graduate of Brother Rice High School with college studies at Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He took broadcast, voice and acting courses at OCC in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Ken has spent the last forty-four years as a radio broadcaster and freelance voice-over announcer. He's also worked for Sony Music Corporation (Columbia Records) as both a local and regional promotion and marketing manager specializing in artist development, marketing, and retail. Ken currently enjoys doing a podcast and telling kids to get off his lawn!

Oct 29, 2018

We lost B.B. King on May 14, 2015. From what I can gather, his last concert appears to have been October 11, 2014. B.B. King was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987. He is considered one of the most influential blues musicians of all time.

Oct 25, 2018

In 1988 Vin Scully said, “In a year that has been so improbable the impossible has happened!” He was talking about Kirk Gibson. Meet the often misunderstood “Gibby” Kirk Gibson.

Oct 22, 2018

I have been working on archiving hundreds of interviews, and I’ve a reached the point where I feel they deserve to be out there. Starting today, I’ll share an interview I believe you’ll enjoy every Monday. As always, thanks!

Oct 20, 2018

Roy Orbison, dressed in a grey suit, black shirt and black shades, looks around at the Detroit orchestra behind him, making sure everyone is ready. Satisfied, he turns back to his mic, and starts playing his guitar. Wait, Roy Orbison died December 6, 1988. Tonight, at the FOX Theater ‘In Dreams: Roy Orbison In Concert...

Oct 17, 2018

Pay attention to the man behind this curtain! If you're in radio, you know Fred Jacobs. Fred is the President of Jacobs Media. I met Fred in 1980 at WRIF FM in Detroit. He was my program director. As much as I tried to push back, he pushed me forward. Meet the Wizard!