John Baker is a Kentucky native, though no stranger to Florida having worked in Fort Walton Beach, as well as Dallas, Arkansas, Alabama and many other locales in his years in radio. Classic Rock is his first love, and he was playing much of the music he plays today when it was new! A southern boy at heart, John has an abiding love for the people and places of the South and a strong attraction to the beach where he spends as much of his spare time as possible. John also enjoys camping and hiking, shooting sports, boating, professional football (COWBOYS!) and college hoops (KY WILDCATS! – duke sux!).
John loves movies, particularly Kubrick and Tarantino films. For TV enjoyment, he centers on Family Guy and COPS. His taste in music runs the gamut; he listens to EVERY type from classical to country, but his favorite form, as stated before, is Classic Rock.
Of all the great albums produced by rock artists, John’s all-time favorite is Dark Side of the Moon.
AIRSHIFT: 2-7p Monday-Friday
BIRTHDAY: No more, please
FAVORITE FOOD: Burgers & BBQ
FAVORITE COLOR: Royal Blue
FAVORITE MOVIE: 2 tied for first; 2001: A Space Odyssey and A Clockwork Orange (I obviously love Kubrick)
“Lives of great men all remind us we may make our life sublime,
And departing, leave behind us footprints in the sands of time.” Longfellow
HOW DID YOU GET INTO RADIO/HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN WORKING INDUSTRY: Lied and told the folks at a station in Dallas I’d been doing it for years. I was 20 at the time, but it was before the internet – they couldn’t check up on me. Been doing it for 36 years now.