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Rest in Peace, Ed “Uncle Buck” Buchanan

Celebrating the life of a radio legend, Ed “Uncle Buck” Buchanan 1949 – 2018 Ed Buchanan was the man responsible for putting the mighty Classic Rock 97LAV on the air, and known as one of the first DJ’s to play rock and roll music. Buchanan hired local radio legends Tony Gates, Kevin Matthews and Tim…MORE

See The Pretenders at 20 Monroe Live!

The Pretenders, originally three Englishmen and an American woman, emerged at the close of the ’70s as one of the new wave’s most commercially successful groups. Its focal point was Chrissie Hynde, the band’s songwriter, lead singer, and rhythm guitarist, whose tough songs and stage persona put feminist self-assertion into her own distinctive hard rock.…MORE

Classic Rock 97LAV Celebrates Record Store Day, and Here’s How You Can WIN!

Classic Rock 97LAV celebrates Record Store Day (Saturday 4/21) with your chance to win some “new” records! We’re giving away a stack of the newly re-mastered 3 CD Led Zeppelin “How The west Was Won” Live shows from June 25th at the L.A. Forum & June 27th at the Long Beach Arena One Lucky Listener…MORE