Host: Breakfast With The Beatles
Saturday Mornings from 6am
Breakfast With The Beatles
Paying tribute to the Best Band Ever every single week since 1991. Among the longest-running and most popular of all weekly Beatles radio shows anywhere in the world. Join Dennis Mitchell each week for a fun two-hour musical journey.
First 45: “Yesterday”/”Act Naturally” with picture sleeve, at Musicland in Riverside CA. 49 cents on sale because it was in the Top 10. First album was “Help!” for $2.99 from the same store.
Radio Influences: John (Ravenscroft) Peel, Wolfman Jack, Dave Hull, Chuck Christensen, Lohman & Barkley, B. Mitchell Reed, Jim Ladd, Vin Scully, Dick Enberg, Chick Hearn, Bob Coburn, Alex Bennett, Tom & Rachel Donahue, Glenn Lambert, Norm Winer, Dusty Street, Nick Michaels, Little Steven, Johnson & Tofte, Richard Gossett, Dave McQueen, Scoop Nisker, George Tennell, Joe Frank, Dick Orkin,Jack Armstrong
First Concert: Led Zeppelin/Jethro Tull, Swing Auditorium, San Bernardino CA, August 8, 1969. Tickets $3.50 each.
First Radio Gig: Weekly Top 40 Countdown Show, KACE-FM, Riverside CA, February 1970. First song played: “No Time” by the Guess Who.
First Breakfast With The Beatles show: January 6, 1991.
BWTB Interview guests: Ringo Starr, Yoko Ono, Olivia Harrison, Louise Harrison, Pete Best, Geoff Emerick, Giles & George Martin, Denny Laine, Brian Wilson, Eric Burdon, Victor Spinetti, Little Steven, Alan Parsons, Todd Rundgren, Joe Cocker, Al Kooper, Bobby Whitlock, Peter Frampton, Peter & Gordon, Brian Matthew, Nils Lofgren, Andrew Loog Oldham, Tony Bramwell, Sid Bernstein, Marty Allen, Dick Cavett, Judy Collins, Debbie Harry, Pat Dinizio, Tommy James, Donny Osmond, Sam Leach…and the list goes on…
Currently: Fresh off a successful run as Program Director & Mid-Day Personality at KTYD in Santa Barbara CA. Now Program Director of LV Classic Rock Radio on the web.
Vinyl records still owned: 5,000+