RFP Presents Radio Freedom with our Guest DJ, Jim Karnes – Jim made a special trip to RFP from his home in Michigan to do the show. Join Jim as he plays his 15 favorite songs this Saturday at 5pm and Sunday at 3pm (AZ Time) on January 19th & 20th.
John Lennon – “The Final Interview”
This 90 minute radio special centers on John Lennon’s last radio interview, along with Yoko, recorded at the Dakota in New York City, only hours before Lennon’s death on December 8, 1980. The special is mixed with music from the Lennon’s solo work, the Double Fantasy album, as well as songs from The Beatles.
The original team that conducted the interview (Dave Sholin, Laurie Kaye, Ron Hummel and Bert Keane) came together to re-create this historic radio special. Along with highlights from the interview, they relay their own unique memories of that day, including events leading to the interview, meeting Lennon and Yoko Ono, and a curb-side encounter with Mark David Chapman, the deranged killer who gunned down Lennon that night.