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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!

Apr 21, 2019

"Hello, how are you?" I tried counting the number of songs written and recorded about the phone. Well, I can tell you that there’s an entire website devoted to telephone songs. I stopped at 100! A radio station couldn’t survive without a phone. Here’s why.

Apr 14, 2019

Saturday April 13, 2019 was 'Record Store Day.' I love my vinyl. I love and hug my collection of long playing 33 1/3 records every chance I get. Paul Rodgers sold a ton of records. He's an amazing artist and a great interview. Whew, I'm all right now!

Apr 11, 2019

Ozzy Osbourne recently fell at his home and re-injured his back. Mick Jagger and Lindsey Buckingham have just had major heart procedures. In 2017, Bob Seger had neck surgery. Frampton is walking away from music. Our rockers are starting to show their age!

Apr 7, 2019

In January, 2018 Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson confirmed that Rush is done, over, end of story. After the “R40” tour, Neil Peart announced his retirement, citing chronic tendonitis and other ailments. “After 41 years, we felt it was enough.”

Apr 1, 2019

Well, that's a great question. When I first got in to radio it was the wild, wild west. The FM dial was freewheeling and free forming as we went along. New music was flowing like water, and there was live music nightly. So, who took the fun out of radio?