ART BELL IS 66 YEARS OLD TODAY!

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A 22 year old Art Bell on the air at KSBK

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Arthur W. "Art" Bell is a broadcaster and author, known primarily as one of  
the founders and the original host of the paranormal-themed radio program
Coast to Coast Am. He also created and formerly hosted its companion show, Dreamland. Semi-retired from Coast to Coast AM since 2003, Art hosted the
show many weekends for the following four years. He announced his retirement
from weekend hosting on July 1, 2007 but occasionally serves as a guest host. Art
was always interested in radio and at the age of 13 became a licensed amateur
radio operator (call sign W6OBB).

Art Bell served in the U.S. Air Force as a medic during the Vietnam War. After leaving military service he stayed in Asia, living on the on what is now the Japanese island
of Okinawa where he worked as a disc jockey for KSBK in the capital city of Naha. It
was the only non-military English language station in Japan. In 2009, Art moved to
the Philippines. Bell was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame on November 8, 2008.

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Ham operator Art Bell, 13 years old

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Art Bell in his Pahrump, Nevada home studio


Art signing his picture at the Radio Hall of Fame ceremony in Chicago

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ‘’SPOTTY’’!

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5 Responses to “ART BELL IS 66 YEARS OLD TODAY!”

  1. Really miss him on the air.

  2. Happy Birthday kind sir-l&p

  3. Eliz Alaga says:

    Blessings to you Art and your family You inspired so many of us and the sound of voice in the night and your selection of bumper music You live forever in our souls and spirit Thank you and miss you Keep safe Peace Love LIght Elizabeth Alaga Happy Birthday Life is your Gift so open The Present each Day

  4. Happy Earth Day!! & Many, many more!

  5. CHUCK YOUNG says:

    ART, YOU GAVE ME MANY OF HOURS OF LISTENING ENJOYMENT WHILE I WORKED THE GRAVE-YARD SHIFT!!!
    THANK YOU!!

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