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Dan Reed HOMETOWN: Hamilton, Ohio (SW Ohio, between Cincinnati and Dayton)
EDUCATION: B.A. / Communications – Ohio University – Athens, Ohio 1984

GIGS:

WOXY (97X) – Oxford, Ohio – 1983-1986
Bogart’s / Casablanca Productions – Cincinnati, Ohio – 1986-1991
(five long years in the concert business!)
WNKU – Cincinnati, Ohio – 1991-1995
WNCW – Asheville/Charlotte, North Carolina – 1995-1997
WFPK – Louisville, Kentucky – 1997-2004
WXPN – 2004-present

PERSONAL:

Married for 15+ years to Ann
Kids? Yeah.. we have several great ones –
Cale, Cara (both in Los Angeles), Aprile and Max (both here)

MUSICAL OBBSESSIONS:

Nick Drake, Led Zeppelin, Parquet Courts, Stones, Ice Cube, Bowie, MMJ, Drive-By Truckers, Man Man, AC/DC, Miles & ‘Trane, Merle Haggard, Pretenders, Outkast, Lou Reed, Ben Arnold, Replacements, Sex Pistols, Waylon Jennings, Amy Winehouse… too many others…

ALL-TIME FAVORITE SONG

“Sway” by The Rolling Stones

ALL-TIME FAVORITE ALBUM

Tonight’s The Night by Neil Young (or London Calling by The Clash)

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