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96-9 The River, Alaska's Classic Rock Authority
96-9 The River, Alaska's Classic Rock AuthorityMonday, August 20th, 2018 at 10:18am
Asked if he has any idea what Donnie is doing right now, Steve responded: "I have no clue. I really don't. I hope he's doing well, 'cause I have great respect for him. He pulled me out of a little town in West Virginia and took me to the top of my game. And we all feel like that. But he was not an easy person to work with. So he's not missed, working with, but he's missed as a friend."

In 2012, Whiteman explained that Purnell was deliberately left out of KIX's reunion after the singer endured "the most unpleasant and nasty conversation I've ever had in my life" with the bassist.
96-9 The River, Alaska's Classic Rock Authority
96-9 The River, Alaska's Classic Rock AuthorityMonday, August 20th, 2018 at 9:25am
On this day in rock:2009, American keyboard player and bassist Larry Knechtel died at the age of 69 of an apparent heart attack. He is best known as a member of the Wrecking Crew who worked with such artists as Simon & Garfunkel, Duane Eddy, The Beach Boys, (Pet Sounds), Mamas & the Papas, The Monkees, The Partridge Family, The Doors, Jerry Garcia, Elvis Presley, and as a member of the 1970's band Bread.
96-9 The River, Alaska's Classic Rock Authority
96-9 The River, Alaska's Classic Rock AuthorityMonday, August 20th, 2018 at 9:24am
On this day in rock:1986, Rick Allen, drummer with Def Leppard made his first live appearance with the band after losing an arm in a car accident, when they appeared at the Monsters Of Rock Festival, Castle Donington, England.
96-9 The River, Alaska's Classic Rock Authority
96-9 The River, Alaska's Classic Rock AuthorityMonday, August 20th, 2018 at 9:23am
On this day in rock:1968, The director of the University of Tennessee's audio lab, Dr. David M. Lipscomb, reported that a guinea pig subjected over a three month period to 88 hours of Rock music recorded at a Knoxville disco at 120 decibels suffered acute damage to the inner ears. Steve Paul, the owner of a New York disco replied "Should a major increase in guinea pig attendance occur at The Scene, we'll certainly bear their comfort in mind."
96-9 The River, Alaska's Classic Rock Authority
96-9 The River, Alaska's Classic Rock AuthorityMonday, August 20th, 2018 at 9:21am
On this day in rock:1965, Davy Jones & The Lower Third released the single 'You've Got a Habit of Leaving' the last song that David Bowie (born David Jones), released before changing his name to avoid confusion with Davy Jones of The Monkees, and the first of two singles that he recorded with The Lower Third after leaving his previous band, The Manish Boys.
96-9 The River, Alaska's Classic Rock Authority
96-9 The River, Alaska's Classic Rock AuthorityMonday, August 20th, 2018 at 9:18am
Born on this day, Dimebag Darrell, guitarist, Pantera, Darrell was killed on December 8, 2004 after a man stormed the stage during a Damageplan show at the Alrosa Villa Club in Columbus, Ohio and began firing shots at the band and crowd.