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.
Coming back to this 10 years from the last posts date. Just
had a pretty earthshattering event in my life and in our
friends circle and there is no easy coping. But it does me
well to hear Don try to begin his healing with his audience.
To anyone effected by tragedy this is a fantastic and gut
wrenching, real human on display and I bid you take it with
you. No better way to honor her and his strength.