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 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 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 ›
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 ›
The Black Hills Pioneer wrote a touching piece about the Diamond’s influence on the Black Hills State University community. Link Longtime BHSU professor dies Diamond influenced music industry and students alike SPEARFISH — Radio legend and longtime Black Hills State University professor Dave Diamond died Monday. Although the cause of death is not yet clear,… Read More ›
All Access Music Group wrote a nice memory of Diamond’s career. Link Boss Jock Dave Diamond Passes Legendary radio personality and Boss Jock DAVE DIAMOND passed away TUESDAY, his blog confirmed. Starting at WXXX-WQFOR/HATTIESBURG, MS, DIAMOND’s career included stints at WIL/ST. LOUIS, WIBC/INDIANAPOLIS, KBTR and KLTK/DENVER, KFRC/SAN FRANCISCO and KHJ, KFWB, KRLA, KDAY, KCBS-FM KIIS and KFI-A/LOS… Read More ›
Diamond’s photo archive collects great images of Diamond’s youth, rocknroll radio days, and academic career.
Diamond’s video clips from YouTube and across the web are collected here, and a video playlist can be found here.
Greetings, friends, fans, and colleagues of the Diamond! We’re excited to announce that Diamond has completed his first fiction novel in several years, The Troubleshooter: Trouble in the Black Hills! Here’s a blurb: Dave Diamond returns to form with this classic western series The Troubleshooter. Starring Slim Winner, Trouble in the Black Hills, is an action-packed… Read More ›
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 ›
Black Hills State University announces Diamond’s scholarship. Link BHSU retired professor creates scholarship David Diamond, a retired BHSU mass communications professor, has created a scholarship to honor outstanding students who demonstrate exemplary talents in the University’s media programs while pursuing a degree at BHSU. Diamond, who has agreed to bequeath $25,000 through his estate plan, will… Read More ›