KLOS Los Angeles Fires The Last DJ Jim Ladd - Noise11.com
Jim Ladd, formerly of KLOS

Jim Ladd, formerly of KLOS

KLOS Los Angeles Fires The Last DJ Jim Ladd

by Paul Cashmere on October 27, 2011

in News,Noise Pro

Legendary DJ Jim Ladd, the subject of Tom Petty’s ‘The Last DJ’, has been dumped by Los Angeles radio station KLOS.

Jim Ladd, formerly of KLOS

Jim Ladd, formerly of KLOS

Ladd started on radio in 1969 and in 1971 was hired for the first time from KLOS. In 1974 he moved to KMET, then to KAMP in 1987 and then back to KLOS in 1997 where he has been hosting his time-time freeform radio show ever since.

Ladd appeared on the Roger Waters album ‘Radio K.O.A.S.’ as DJ Jim and appeared in three music videos for Waters. He was also the late night DJ in Cameron Crowe’s 1989 movie ‘Say Anything’.

Ladd was just one of many staffers fired by the new owners of KLOS, Cumulus Media.

Comments

comments

Related Posts

Deep Purple: Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Deep Purple Plan An Active 2017

Deep Purple have a very busy 2017 planned, but could it be their last hurrah?

3 days ago
Mick Jagger, The Rolling Stones image by Ros O'Gorman, Noise11, photo
Mick Jagger Performs Commit A Crime From New Stones Album

The new Rolling Stones album ‘Blue and Lonesome’ will be released in December but one of the songs resurfaced in 2012.

November 22, 2016
Carlos Santana. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
Santana and The Doobie Brothers Australian Tour Dates

Santana and The Doobie Brothers will tour Australia together while in the country for Bluesfest in April.

November 21, 2016
Rolling Stones South America
The Rolling Stones Head Back To Cinemas With Olé Olé Olé!

The Rolling Stones Olé Olé Olé!: A Trip Across Latin America, a brand new documentary about the group's early 2016 tour of ten Latin American countries, will be shown in cinemas on Monday, December 12.

November 11, 2016
The Angels perform at Red Hot Summer in Mornington at the Mornington Racecourse on Saturday 23 January 2016.
Regional Touring’s Duane McDonald Scores Another Win With Lakeside Twilights

The Lakeside Twilights music festival at Ballarat’s Lake Wendouree foreshore has sold-out more than a month in advance.

October 30, 2016
the rolling stones, rod laver arena, photo ros ogorman
The Rolling Stones Cancel October 19 Concert In Las Vegas

Mick is sick and the Rolling Stones cannot play Las Vegas tonight (19 October).

October 19, 2016
The Choirboys and Release The Hounds at The X Studio
The Choirboys And Release The Hounds To Play First Of The X Studio Live Concerts

The Choirboys and new Sydney rock act Release The Hounds have teamed up for the first of many live music events from Sydney’s The X Studio in Kings Cross as The X Studio founder Ron Creevey gears up to elevate the site into one of the world’s top interactive music venues.

October 19, 2016