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All about your humble host
Host: Dennis Mitchell
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.
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,
Norm Winer, Dusty Street, Richard Gossett, Dave McQueen, Scoop Nisker, Joe Frank
First Concert: Led Zeppelin/Jethro Tull, Swing Auditorium, San Bernardino CA, August 8, 1969. Tickets $3.50 each.
First Radio Gig: Weekly High School Top 40 Countdown Show, KACE, Riverside CA, 1970
Married: Since 1978.
Associated Press Awards: Several, including Mark Twain Award for Excellence in 1985
First BWTB show: January 6, 1991
BWTB Interview guests: Ringo Starr, Yoko Ono, Olivia Harrison, Pete Best, Geoff Emerick, Giles & Sir George Martin, Denny Laine, Brian Wilson, Eric Burdon, Victor Spinetti, Little Steven,
Andrew Loog Oldham, Sid Bernstein, Dick Cavett and many others
Number of repeat BWTB shows: 0
"Best Radio Program" Awards at Las Vegas EMA's: 5
Inducted to Nevada Broadcasters Hall of Fame: 2004
Named Best Radio Personality: 2007, LV Review-Journal
Best Morning Radio Personality: 2008, Las Vegas Weekly