Radio Broadcaster, Writer, Academic: The Diamond was a Boss Jock & rocknroll DJ at some Americas biggest radio stations.

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The Black Hills Pioneer Remembers Dave Diamond

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 Remembers Dave Diamond

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 ›

The Diamond: Break On Through

Dave Diamond passed on Monday afternoon. He was peaceful at home. Our thoughts are with his friends and family. Diamond meant a lot to many people, changed lives, and instilled a sense of good vibes rocknroll in everyone he touched. He will be missed, but his spirit lives on. Break on through, Diamond, break on through. Diamond’s Laws… 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

Video: Dave Diamond Poetry on the Final Hour of KBLA – The Diamond Mine | 1967

From the final night of The Diamond Mine – June 16, 1967 R.I.P. Arthur Lee, Bryan MacLean, Ken Forssi Via The Diamond Sky

Video: Dave Diamond with Yvonne Craig (“Batgirl”) on “The Dating Game” (1967)

Actress Yvonne Craig becomes a “Bat”-chelorette on this 1967 segment of “The Dating Game.” Via Shockcinemagazine

Dave Diamond Photos

Diamond’s photo archive collects great images of Diamond’s youth, rocknroll radio days, and academic career.

Video: Dave Diamond | The Diamond Mine Poetry

Dave reads surreal poetry sent by a listener to his radio show The Diamond Mine. Dave was booking the Doors for $100 a night when Glen Buxton (RIP my old friend) of The Nazz were the opening act. How’s that squirt gun working out for you up there, Via TheStaticAttic

Dave Diamond Video

Diamond’s video clips from YouTube and across the web are collected here, and a video playlist can be found here.

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 ›

The Troubleshooter: Trouble in the Black Hills Now in the Amazon Kindle Store

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 & 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 ›

BHSU Retired Professor Dave Diamond Creates Scholarship

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 ›

The Diamond Mine Podcast, Episode 3 [audio]

Episode  of the Diamond Mine Podcast. Recorded June, 2005 on KBHU FM, the college radio station for Black Hills State University.

The Diamond Mine Podcast, Episode 2 [audio]

Episode 2 of the Diamond Mine Podcast. Recorded June, 2005 on KBHU FM, the college radio station for Black Hills State University.

Dave Diamond, KFRC, 1968 [audio]

Dave Diamond on KFRC in San Francisco, 1968

Diamond’s Laws to Live By

Diamond’s Laws to Live By  have now been updated! Thanks to a former student (and colleague of mine at KBHU) for typing and sending in a ton of Diamond’s Laws. Diamond is a big believer in mental healthy and virtuous living.  He lived through some of the most historic – and hedonistic – periods of rock… Read More ›

The Diamond Mine Podcast, Episode 1 [audio]

Recorded May 20th, 2005 at KBHU– FM at Black Hills Sate University UPDATE: I have archived 16 gigs of Diamond airchecks and radio shows to Amazon’s S3 cloud hosting service. I’m in the process of converting to .mp3 and will post listenable links here soon. Also, I made a page of SOME of Diamond’s audio here…. Read More ›

Dave Diamond Pictures

Diamond’s pictures now live on their own page. If you have or know of any pictures of Dave Diamond, please visit the contact page.   And, if you have any stories of memories about The Diamond, you can share them here.

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