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The Los Angeles Daily News Remembers Dave Diamond

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May 20, 2014

The Los Angeles Daily News has written a nice memory of Diamond. Link Deaths of Dave Diamond, Bill Scott add to airwaves’ loss By Richard Wagoner, LA Daily News POSTED: 05/14/14, 9:49 AM PDT | It seems I am writing too many obituaries lately. Just after the news of the loss of veteran newsman Lee Marshall (the voice… Read More ›

The Hollywood Reporter Remembers Dave Diamond

The Hollywood Reporter has written a nice tribute to Diamond. Link “The Diamond Mine,” a nightly mix of acid rock and psychedelic poetry, was a big hit in Los Angeles and San Francisco in the late 1960s. He was one of the first to play The Doors. Dave Diamond, whose influential “The Diamond Mine” rock… Read More ›

Radio and Records Magazine Remembers Dave Diamond

Radio and Records wrote a nice memory of Diamond’s career. Link  Dave Diamond Passes   By RBR-TVBR on May, 9 2014;  Word has been received that Dave Diamond, one of rock radio’s earliest stars, died recently in Spearfish, South Dakota. Diamond was born and raised in Howard, South Dakota.  After graduation, he attended Louisiana State University and graduated with… Read More ›

Video: Dave Diamond Final Hour on KBLA | 6 / 16 / 67

A great DJ, Dave Diamond, hosted the final trip to the” Diamond Mine” on KBLA radio 1500 in Burbank. Via tvfats

The Diamond Mine Podcast

Always on the cusp of innovation, in the summer of 2005 Dave Diamond launched a podcast.  His podcast, a reprise of the Diamond Mine Radio Show, was a mixture of the classic, deep, poetic, and rockin Dave Diamond 60’s radio vibe.  The show was recorded for Black Hills State University on the college radio station… Read More ›

The Diamond

Welcome to the home of radio broadcaster, professor, and writer Dave Diamond: A History of Dave Diamond Diamond Audio: Airchecks, Radio, and Podcasts Diamond’s Laws to Live By Share Your Story, Leave a Comment Radio Broadcaster, Writer, Academic – Now a college professor, during the 60s and 70s Dave Diamond was a DJ at some… 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 ›

Diamond’s History

From the Black Hills Pioneer: He’s not a rock star, but he plays one on TV; and the radio; and in books. Dr. David Diamond has lived a life many people only dream of. The Black Hills State University professor boasts a resume that spans five decades and includes two separate, but equally successful careers…. Read More ›

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