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    Racketeer Radio KFQX The New Golden Age of Radio

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INFORMATION PLEASE

6:00 am - 6:30 am

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INFORMATION PLEASE

Monday - Friday at 06:00 AM PST

Information Please is an radio quiz show, created by Dan Golenpaul, which aired on NBC from May 17, 1938, to April 22, 1951. The title was the contemporary phrase used to request from telephone operators what was then called "information" and later called "directory assistance". The series was moderated by Clifton Fadiman. A panel of experts would attempt to answer questions submitted by listeners. For the first few shows, a listener was paid $2 for a question that was used, and $5 more if the experts could not answer it correctly. When the show got its first sponsor (Canada Dry), the total amounts were increased to $5 and $10 respectively. A complete Encyclopædia Britannica was later added to the prize for questions that stumped the panel. The amounts rose to $10 and $25 when Lucky Strike took over sponsorship of the program.

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EARL NIGHTINGALE: THE DIRECT LINE

6:30 am - 7:00 am

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EARL NIGHTINGALE: THE DIRECT LINE

Monday - Friday at 06:30 AM PST

Earl Nightingale V (March 12, 1921 – March 25, 1989) was an American radio speaker and author, dealing mostly with the subjects of human character development, motivation, and meaningful existence.[1] He was the voice during the early 1950s of Sky King, the hero of a radio adventure series, and was a WGN radio program host from 1950 to 1956.[2] Nightingale was the author of The Strangest Secret, which economist Terry Savage has termed "…one of the great motivational books of all time."[3] Known as the “Dean of Personal Development,” Earl Nightingale broadcast his radio programs for more than three decades on over 1,000 radio stations in twelve countries around the world, making him one of the most listened-to broadcasters in history. An inductee into both the Radio Hall of Fame and the International Speakers Hall of Fame and a winner of the prestigious Golden Gavel Award, he dedicated his life to helping others achieve personal success, co-founding Nightingale-Conant, a world leader in personal development. Combining his personal insight with wisdom from the greatest minds in history—from the ancient Greek philosophers to contemporary thought leaders—he provides original and creative commentaries on life and the ways of successful living. Curabitur id lacus felis. Sed justo mauris, auctor eget tellus nec, pellentesque varius mauris. Sed eu congue nulla, et tincidunt justo. Aliquam semper faucibus odio id varius. Suspendisse varius laoreet sodales.

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BELIVE IT OR NOT

7:00 am - 9:00 am

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BELIVE IT OR NOT

Monday - Friday at 07:00 AM PST

Tales of the absurd and bizarre made their way to the airwaves through this strange and eccentric old time radio series. Ripley's Believe It or Not starred non other than Robert Ripley himself as he shared his out-of-this-world discoveries and experiences while traveling around the globe. His standard practice was to take note of the unusual sights and practices he came across during his travels and chronicled them in his journal. It was not until 1930 that the program was made available to a public audience. Hear audio scripts from his journal while we play the best music for your morning! 

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ROCKIN EDDYS RADIO SHOW

10:00 am - 11:00 am

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ROCKIN EDDYS RADIO SHOW

Thursday at 10:00 AM PST

Bringing you the widest selection of oldies anywhere on our planet Earth. We play the very first golden age of American Rock n' Roll, the vast majority of songs predating the Beatles. On the show, you'll hear all the charted hits from and beyond the Top 40. All the hits & misses from the genres of Soul, Motown, Country, Doo-Wop, Folk and Rock & Roll. And why did you like Top 40 radio back in the '50s and '60s? Was it because they played non-stop music commercial free? No! Come on, it was because of the jingles, remember? Now on the show, we've turned back the hands of time and set the show as it should be with classic jingles and a radio personality from when radio was king, and not television. So join me, Rockin' Eddy, Thursdays at Noon, anywhere you are in the world, to discover or re-discover an extraordinary generation of music and I will take you back to the world gone away.

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BOPPIN’ WITH BETH

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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BOPPIN’ WITH BETH

Thursdays at 11:00 AM PST

Boppin’ With Beth features music from different decades and different genres with your host Beth Riley. Plus, we also have a “Focus Beam” segment to educate you on the backgrounds of some of your favorite artists, as well as a “Rockabilly Rewind” segment focusing on classic Rockabilly songs. With these music selections, you are sure to be Boppin’ through your day!

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HOT OFF THE PRESS LIVE

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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HOT OFF THE PRESS LIVE

Monday - Friday at 12 NOON PST

Each weekday at Noon Pacific Standard Time tune into Hot Off The Press for the hottest & newest tunes in the world of Punk Rock Rhythm and Blues. Join Ace Hartmann, Live! Bringing you the newest releases along with news, updates, upcoming events, requests, and so much more! From your beloved, favorite independent record labels to unsigned up-and-coming bands and artists.

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THE CLASSIC JAZZ HOUR

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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THE CLASSIC JAZZ HOUR

Thursdays at 04:00 PM PST

The hour starts off with "Strumming" hosted by jazz guitarist Ross Morgan who looks at the great jazz guitar players of our time. Ross shares his love for jazz guitar, selecting his favorite guitar tracks while providing us with fascinating backstories about the artists and their music. The second half of the hour features "The A List with John Armato" highlighting the best in classic, cool and up-and-coming jazz. John is a veteran jazz drummer from Kansas City now based in California whose debut album “The Drummer Loves Ballads” received international airplay and wide critical praise. “A List” is shorthand for the best of the best, but it's also short for “The Armato List” – John’s personal pick of legendary jazz greats, outstanding lesser-known artists, and exciting emerging voices.

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NON STOP JIVE

5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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NON STOP JIVE

Monday - Friday at 05:00 PM PST

Non-Stop Jive from Five to -well, to be honest, that changes based on the night now-a-days. When we first launched it was five to nine, but as we begin to load each weekday with more Radio Remote Broadcasts IRS becoming more like 7 or 8. Nevertheless tune into Racketeer Radio KFQX each weekday for the non stop jive of your favorite tunes and newest releases! 

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COCKTAIL NATION: EVENINGS AT THE PENTHOUSE

11:00 pm - 12:00 am

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COCKTAIL NATION: EVENINGS AT THE PENTHOUSE

Monday - Friday at 11 PM PST

Cocktail Nation: 'Evenings from the Penthouse'. Every weeknight from the Sydney Penthouse, Koop spins the very best classic and neo lounge along with the most interesting characters of swank join him for a chat on this weekend podcast .During the week Koop posts his music only Cocktail Nation Evenings at the Penthouse show where you can enjoy cocktail jazz at the end of your day.

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JACK BENNY PROGRAM

12:00 am - 12:30 am

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JACK BENNY PROGRAM

Monday - Friday at 12 Midnight PST

The Jack Benny Program, starring Jack Benny, is a radio and television comedy series. The show ran from 1932 to 1955 on radio. The Jack Benny Program used a loose show-within-a-show format, wherein the main characters were playing versions of themselves. The show often broke the fourth wall, with the characters interacting with the audience and commenting on the program and its advertisements.

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THE ABBOTT & COSTELLO SHOW

12:30 am - 1:00 am

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THE ABBOTT & COSTELLO SHOW

Monday - Friday at 12:30 AM PST

The Abbott and Costello Show is a comedy program from the era of old-time radio in the United States. It was broadcast first on NBC and later on ABC, beginning on July 3, 1940 and ending on June 9, 1949.

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