Billed as “America’s Biggest Disc Jockey”, Big Joe Henry truly lives by his motto, “Livin’ Large and Lovin’ Life”. Big Joe kicks off the weekend every Friday night at 7 p.m. when the music comes out to play. Saturday/Sunday “The Big Joe Henry Show” is on from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. on New Jersey’s most listened to radio station, NJ 101.5. Big Joe Henry has the most listened to weekend radio program in the state of New Jersey. Big Joe remains active in charitable and community causes, and has received many awards for such service.
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Big Joe remembers Kevin Meaney — Watch the funny man on his TV show
The world lost a very funny man this past weekend. He was an actor, producer, writer and comedian. I had the pleasure of having him on my TV show.
Bon Jovi snubbed again for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
“You got be freaking kidding me!” That was the reaction of many of my New Jersey musician friends when the news came out this week that the pinheads at The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame once again snubbed Bon Jovi.
This Week in Music History
Keith Richards is found guilty of trafficking marijuana, CCR breaks up, and Ronnie, Steve and Cassie of Lynyrd Skynyrd are all killed in a plane crash. It all happened this week in music history.
Bob Dylan wins a Nobel, Springsteen praises ‘the father of my country’
Music icon Bob Dylan won The Nobel Prize for Literature this week, a truly amazing accomplishment. Dylan was the first musician to win the prize and the first American to win the prize in Literature since 1993.
Big Joe’s Penne with Pumpkin Alfredo Sauce [Recipe]
This recipe is from JoyceAnn Staples of North Brunswick, she sent this very intriguing recipe to us. The minute I read this recipe I couldn’t help but think, “Wow, what a great dish for a chilly fall evening with a nice glass of wine, good music, and a fire in the fireplace.”
Big Joe trapped inside box at Dunellen Haunted Trail
This past Saturday I had the absolute pleasure of checking out the Dunellen Haunted Trail, such a fun and great time. They put me in a box to scare the public and believe me it worked.
WATCH THIS: The Carpenters hit song that was originally written for a bank commercial
Thirty-six years ago this week, The Carpenters were at No. 2 on the singles chart with their version of a jingle from a bank advertisement.
Big Joe’s Authentic Gumbo
Back in December 2005, right after Hurricane Katrina hit, I took a group of the most terrific people I know, which included my comrades from New Jersey 101.5, The Rock and Roll Music Fund and some great volunteers, down to the Gulf Coast.
This Week in Music History
Bon Jovi has the No. 1 album in the UK, Janis Joplin is found dead in Hollywood, and John Lennon gets his Green Card... It all happened this week in music history.
Bruce Springsteen picks his top 5 Springsteen songs and so does Big Joe Henry
With Bruce Springsteen's autobiography set to release this week (Sept. 27) it's no surprise that he's making the rounds to promote his new book. On Friday Bruce gave a long interview on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert where he picked his Top 5 Springsteen Songs.