Jim Lowe

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2012

    KNON's Don O. Knows The Dallas Blues

    Don O. has been spinning blues records on KNON since 1983, literally about a month after they went on the air. See, he was a listener of the pre-KNON station at that frequency, KCHU, from '75 until they were switched off in '77. Heartbroken at the station's demise and subsequent absence of blues on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    The New Library of Laughs: George Gimarc's All-Comedy Station Hits Dallas Radio February 1

    From long, long ago, George Gimarc with Iggy Pop, who's a pretty funny guy.‚ÄčIf anyone would know the answer to the question, "Has there ever been an all-comedy radio station in Dallas?" it would be George Gimarc, who has spent most of a lifetime on Dallas radio whilst also collecting its related e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    The Day Sonny and Cher Visited Fair Park

    Photo by Skip Shoffner, courtesy Philip ShoffnerSonny and Cher in front of the Fair Park Coliseum‚ÄčIt's quite likely that many Friends of Unfair Park recall O. V. "Skip" Shoffner, who, his son Philip reminds, was a longtime mail carrier in Lakewood -- for more than 30 years. Skip was also a regular ... More >>

  • Music

    August 13, 1998

    Fake the money and run

    Steve Miller learned everything he knows about music while living in Dallas--but has he forgotten it all?

  • News

    September 19, 1996

    Static Quo

    The City of Dallas could make a fortune from WRR-FM. But powerful friends don't want anything to change at their little radio station.