REMEMBERING RADIOS ART ‘’SPOTTY’’ BELL

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Art Bell died at age 72 at his home in Pahrump, Nevada. An autopsy 
determined the cause of his death. He had suffered from health
problems  in the previous years and posted on his website in July
2016 that he was hospitalized for
pneumonia and revealed at the
time that he suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.   
        
      
          
 
      
Art-Bell KSBK
     
     
  

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Bell served in the U.S. Air Force as a medic during the Vietnam
War
and after leaving military service, he remained in Asia, where he 
lived lived on the Japanese island of
Okinawa. He worked as a disc  
jockey for KSBK, which was the only non-military English-language  
station in
Japan at he time.  

This blogger had the privilege of working with Art during the time
I was stationed at Naha Air Force Base. 
He was a great co-worker
and friend! (B.B.)


 
        

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Blogger Bob doing his DJ thing at KSBK during the 
late 60’s.


      


  

    


 

   

    


          
 


     
 

      


     
     

        


       


  
   

   
   



    

      
     

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