Posts Tagged ‘Imus Ranch’

Playlist Notes:Imus Country Bumper are pieces which provide theme music segments inserted for breaks between intros and outros. The musicians are typically I-Favs, many of whom have performed on Imus In The Morning


This collection includes long time Imus friends such as Delbert McClinton’s “Giving It Up For Your Love”, “Sending Me Angels” and Delbert playing Harmonica for Bruce Channel’s “Hey Baby”.  Kinky Friedman is also here with “They Ain’t Making Jews Like Jesus Anymore” and his ever present A**hole From El Paso. (more…)

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Just last week Imus was congratulating WABC and RFD Engineering for the fantastic job they are doing broadcasting from the Ranch. Well of course gremlins came rushing to the scene, fouling the broadcast! Imus rescheduled guests – but the show must go on. Imus continued in improvisation mode along with Charles and Bernie, riding Lou hard to the end. Oh yeah, Rob Karith and Tony jumped in as well.

The problem was isolated to a telephone connection. Here’s pretty much how the call went as the phone company relegated IITM to 7th position in the maintenance queue..

Ernestine: A gracious hello. Here at the Phone Company, we handle eighty-four billion calls a year. Serving everyone from presidents and kings to the scum of the earth. So, we realize that, every so often, you can’t get an operator, or for no apparent reason your phone goes out of order, or perhaps you get charged for a call you didn’t make. We don’t care! (more…)

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Imus NetJets to ranch, Mark Simone to fill in.

Mark Simone (left) with Satan (in red)

Mark Simone on his regular WABC Saturday Morning Program announced he will be sitting in for Imus.  The guest host gig  is for Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (June 2 – June 4). 

Note: On his Saturday Morning Program (5/32/08 ) Simone hosted I-Favs; Patrick Buchanan, Jonathon Alter and Frank Rich.

ChanX Prediction: Simone will be a more able fill in then David Gregory ever was.  (That was painful!)

 About Simone:  www.marksimone.com

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ChanX Analysis: Mixed Results, Rebuilding The Foundation

First the weakness:

  • Corporate donations following sponsorship were weak compared to years past.  Most likely due to timing. Corporate budgets and initiatives (including employee drives) are set in the prior year – ie (more…)

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Radiothong Over $1.2M Raised @ 9:50 AM

Auction, Web & Phone Banks Open till Monday

“I am pumped,” Imus says, “about the prospect of keeping my job for the duration of the radiothon” 

Imus hopes radiothon is easy as ‘ABC’

Wednesday, May 7th 2008

Last year, Don Imus got fired halfway through his telethon.  When Don Imus launches his annual charity radiothon tomorrow, he has at least two specific goals: 1) raise a lot of money and 2) stay employed for the radiothon’s full two days. (more…)

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Radiothon Auction Bids Open till Monday May 12, Click | Here

Radiothon auction opens Monday!  This year there there is an opportunity to bid on a number of items provided by I-Favs including; Mohegan Sun, Croton, Great River Golf Club, Radio City Speaker Series, Madison Square Garden, and the Great Levon Helm

Place Bids on;

Casino Fantasy Packages, 

Don Imus Rolex,

Autographed Brandon Jacobs football and Goose Gossage baseball by the YES Network

Diamond encrusted Rolex ladies and mens watches,

Great River Golf Club-Junior Corporate Membership,

Radio City nYc Speaker Series featuring Rudy Giuliani and John Edwards or Bill Clinton,

Sports Ticket Packages for the Knicks, Nets, Islanders, Devils, or Rangers,

Concert tickets are also available;

  • Brad Paisely live in concert with Chuck Wicks and Julianne Hough at PNC
  • Tim McGraw with Jason Aldean and Halfway to Hazard  in Concert at PNC
  • Trisha Yearwood, Randy Owen and Vince Gill Ticket Package at Westbury
  • Lyle Lovett, Gretchen Wilson and Kenny Rogers Ticket Package at Westbury

From Imus loyalist Levon Helm  there are Midnight Ramble packages;

  • Tickets to one of Levon Helm’s Midnight Rambles
  • Autographed Grammy winning Dirt Farmer CD
  • Levon Helm Studios t-shirt
  • Drum head signed by the Levon Helm Band – Ultimate Package 

To view the items  Click | Here

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