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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 Top 40 Countdown Show, KACE-FM, Riverside CA, 1970
Married: Since 1978. Children: 2
Associated Press Awards: Mark Twain Award for Excellence. several Instant News Citations,
First BWTB 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, Peter Frampton, Peter & Gordon, Brian Matthew, Nils Lofgren, Andrew Loog Oldham, Tony Bramwell, Sid Bernstein, Marty Allen, Dick Cavett, Debbie Harry, Pat Dinizio, Bobby Whitlock,
Sam Leach...and the list goes on...
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, Las Vegas Review-Journal
Best Morning Radio Personality: 2008, Las Vegas Weekly