Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon/KUTX

John L. Hanson


, Fridays 4pm - 7pm

What musical experience most set you on the path to a career in radio?

Growing up in Detroit in the 60’s was the best time ever. I listened to the radio all the time; it was always on in our home. Plus I couldn’t sing so the next best thing was to play the music.

What’s your favorite Austin music experience so far?

Being able to MC the Temptations concert when they played UT back in the 70’s.

Why public rather than commercial radio?

Public radio was the only medium that gave me my first full-time job in radio.

How do you spend your time when you’re not spinning records on the air?

Doing research for ‘In Black America’ and planning the next ‘Old School Dance Party.’

Finish the sentence: “Austin Music Is ….”

…the music that got you in trouble!