I've tried for years to find a copy of this segment online -- I remember sitting in my car in the Safeway parking lot and bawling my eyes out as I listened to Don talk about his love for Freda. Thanks so much for posting for us.
The show was never the same after this and for obvious reasons. I lived in
a town where there was no D&M when the accident happened, but heard
about it and felt like I had been punched in the gut. Being able to listen to
this brings it all back, but I am glad for the chance to hear this great
tribute and amazing piece of radio. No one does radio better than
Oh my lord do I remember this well. This was vastly under-
represented as far as a national conversation goes. Don
Geronimo had a very unique and personal relationship with his
listeners, something that ran alongside and also pre-dated
anything that we might call "reality TV" today. This might
have never been so well represented as in this broadcast.
We're talking about a true professional here, possibly in his
Pretty much grew up listening to D & M on WJFK back in the 90's. Actually met the guys at a release party/autograph signing one time. My treasured copy of "The World of Don and Mike", covered with their autographs, will be a family heirloom for (I hope) many many years to come. Long live the Radio Gods!
I remember listening to this on my way into work for 2nd shift and literally calling in sick from the parking lot because I just couldn't cope. For lack of a better word, this was simply the best form of entertainment in any form I have ever experienced.