Friday, September 22, 2017
L-A Radio: Art Laboe To Celebrate 75-Year On-Air Years
He will break the Guinness World Record for the longest career as a radio presenter/ DJ this Sunday as he kicks off his 75th year on-air. Laboe’ s professional career began at KSAN/San Francisco on September 23rd, 1943. Art was inducted in the National Radio Hsall of Fame in 2012 and received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of radio in 1981.
“Art Laboe is an LA legend like Vin Scully and Chuck Hearn… his work and brand are truly synonymous with LA’s music history and culture,” said, Meruelo Media President, Otto Padron. “It is an honor to have him as a part of our Meruelo Radio Family.”
Laboe said, “I have one of the best jobs in the world, playing the music, interacting with our listeners, doing their dedications and connecting them with their loved ones! Thank you to our dedicated fans that have listened through the decades and made The Art Laboe Connection a family tradition. And thank you to the promoters we work with on our concerts and to our many friends and colleagues at our many radio stations that have aired and currently air The art Labooe Connection.”
Art LaBoe and KDAY are scheduled to present the 7th Annual Chicano Soul Legends concert on Saturday, december 2 at the Honda Center Anaheim, then he hosts a 2nd Annual concert on January 20, 2018 at Spa Record Casino Palm Springs and willbe a Guiness World Records holder as he embarks on his 75th year on the radio.
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