KWMR On-air Talent:
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Coast Highway Blues
Born in San Francisco, Rippee spent his youth in South Modesto among primitive Christians.He first met the blues in person in 1966, where in one afternoon at the Monterey Jazz Festival, he saw Muddy Waters, Shakey Horton, Memphis Slim, Big Mama Willie Mae Thornton and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band. Thereafter, he pursued blues acts at the early Fillmore Auditorium.
During the Disco era Rippee slipped into a coma only to be revived with the most recent Blues Renaissance.
I have loved radio since I was a child growing up in Los Angeles. Much later in life, when I was completely hooked on public affairs programming, I was fortunate to work for 2 years as an intern, volunteer and free lance producer on KQED's "Forum". The eclectic format suited my natural curiosity, and I got a certain rush when Noam Chomsky took my calls. Noam hasn't called since I left KQED.
So, it was a given that I would have a show that is all over the map- from f