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The Los Angeles Times Remembers Dave Diamond

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May 20, 2014

The LA Times remembers  Dave Diamond. Link Rock ‘n’ roll DJ of ‘Boss Radio’ Dave Diamond, 77, one of KHJ-AM’s first rock ‘n’ roll disc jockeys when the Los Angeles station’s “Boss Radio” format was introduced in 1965, died May 5 at his home in Spearfish, S.D., according to the Fidler-Isburg Funeral Chapel in Spearfish…. Read More ›

The Rapid City Journal Remembers Dave Diamond: Davison Jr., S.I. aka Dave Diamond Obit

The Rapid City Journal published Dave Diamond’s obit. Link Davison Jr., S.I. May 14, 2014 3:00 am SPEARFISH | S.I. Davison Jr., a/k/a Slide Davison, a/k/a Dave Diamond, 77, died Monday, May 5, 2014, at his home in Spearfish. Davison was born and raised in Howard, SD, and attended Howard Grade School and Howard Public… Read More ›

Diamond’s Influence – Quotes From Students

As a professor, Diamond was a big influence. These are a few quotes and memories by his students collected by Heather Murchel. “I remember meeting Dave Diamond for the first time in 2002 when I first toured Black Hills State University,” said former student Aaron Nelson. “Growing up in a small, eastern South Dakota town… Read More ›

BHSU: Faculty and Staff Transform Lives

Black Hills State University discuss the school’s great faculty. Link BHSU faculty and staff transform lives Black Hills State University faculty and staff are transforming lives and making headlines. Steve Babbitt, professor of photography, and BHSU graduate Matt Kapust had several of their photographs featured in a recent issue of High Country News. The photographs accompanied… Read More ›

Black Hills State University & Dave Diamond

An collection of articles that document Dave Diamond’s career at BHSU. Link bhsu professor emeritus celebrates 50 years in broadcasting Apr 15, 2013 … Dr. David Diamond, a long-time professor at Black Hills State University, recently celebrated his 50th year in broadcasting. A South Dakota … http://www.bhsu.edu/…/BHSU-PROFESSOR-EMERITUS-CELEBRATES-50- YEARS-IN-BROADCASTING.aspx BHSU faculty and staff transform lives > Black Hills State University … Feb… Read More ›

BHSU: Professor Emeritus Dave Diamond Celebrates 50 Years in Broadcasting

Black Hills State University documents Diamond’s career in broadcasting. Link BHSU PROFESSOR EMERITUS CELEBRATES 50 YEARS IN BROADCASTING Dr. David Diamond, a long-time professor at Black Hills State University, recently celebrated his 50th year in broadcasting. A South Dakota native, Diamond taught at BHSU for more than 10 years following an amazing radio career that… Read More ›

Share Your Story, Leave a Comment

As a DJ in LA and San Francisco, Dave Diamond reached millions of people. As a college professor he shaped many lives. Got a great Diamond story or memory? Leave it below in the comments section.

The Home of Dave Diamond

Howdy – this is the home of broadcaster and professor Dave Diamond. The webmonkeys (read: former students) are in the process of constructing this place, but you can drop the Diamond an email at davediamond [at] bhsu [dot] edu or leave a comment below. Some time soon this site will include a background and history… Read More ›

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