Rick Michaels

What can you say about Rick Michaels except he has done just about everything in the music business.  Born and raised in the Lehigh Valley, Rick started his radio career as a young intern at WKAP in Whitehall.  That led him to award winning radio shows in Cleveland, Detroit, Columbus and a syndicated show in North and South Carolina.  Rick also worked as Director of Promotions Midwest for the Universal Music Group promoting and touring with bands like Kiss, Elton John, Shania Twain, INXS, Hanson and Bon Jovi.  Rick now has been back in the Lehigh Valley for the past 17 years entertaining fans every morning on the Hawk Morning Show with Rick Michaels.

More From Rick

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The Hawk Morning Show Confessional… 10/17/19

Every Thursday we have a Lehigh Valley resident enter the Hawk Confessional to confess something he or she did or does… then we deliver a penance or pass judgement. Now I know you’re saying… who does this?! While I don’t have an answer for that, we have been flooded with confessions on the confession line which…MORE

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A Few Things… 10/17/19

20-year-old Austin Davis of Keystone Heights Florida has eaten nothing but macaroni and cheese for seventeen years. Therapist Asley McHan says Davis has a selective eating disorder known as avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder, a mental condition where new foods can trigger negative physical reactions. It may stem from childhood trauma and PTSD. Former Teen Mom reality star…MORE

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Now Trending! – 10/17/19

What is it with game show contestants lately who when asked about their personal lives they give some unusual answers.  The other night on Wheel of Fortune a contestant said he was the “victim of a loveless marriage” and had “rotten kids”… you thought THAT was bad. Yesterday on Family Feud, host Steve Harvey was…MORE

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A Funny Funeral… 10/15/19

A true prankster had his last laugh at his own funeral … Shay Bradley recently brought laughs to his own funeral by recording a prank audio message before he passed away. The message said, “Hello?!? Let me out!!! It’s dark in here!!!” It contained a sound effect of him banging on his coffin. Shay then…MORE

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That Ain’t Right! – 10/15/19

Handing you the mic this morning for another edition of THAT AIN’T RIGHT! An open vent line for you to get anything off your chest.MORE

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Now Trending! – 10/15/19

Elton John’s new book entitled ME comes out today. It’s a tell-all book about his life including some tidbits about Michael Jackson, How Elton came up with his name and his cocaine addiction. ME is available today. From the pages of who knew …sex therapist Dr. Ruth said she was once a sniper in Israel,…MORE

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BAD BALLADS! – 10/14/19

BAD BALLADS – Rick and Joel talk about all those classic old school sappy love songs that you heard back in the day and NEVER want to hear again!  MORE

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Now Trending! – 10/14/19

It seems the feud between Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman continues to roar on. Over the weekend Jackman, who turned 51, received this little ditty via social media from Reynolds.  The Breaking Bad sequel of sorts El Camino hit Netflix over the weekend to millions of views. You can stream El Camino on Netflix now.…MORE

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Phone Blast! – 10/11/19

Hey Rick and Joel — My mother is going to be staying with us for a couple of months while they are getting her new place ready and my husband is kind of freaking out a little. He loves her but having someone stay with you for an extended period of time can really on…MORE

Morning Show Interviews

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Joel’s Full Interview w/ Rick Wakeman from YES! – 9/27/19

Joel had the chance to chat with legendary Yes Keyboard guru, Rick Wakeman about his upcoming tour and a few other things. Check out Rick Wakeman SOLO at Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown on 10/8. Keep listening for your chance to win tickets, or purchase them here.    MORE

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Chriss Angel Interview! – 7/3/19

He is one of the most famous illusionists on the planet with roots right here in the Valley. It was great to chat once again this morning with Mr. Chriss Angel.MORE

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Morning Show – Jon Anderson Interview – 4/8/19

Our guest this morning is without a doubt one of the most iconic rock front men in history and is currently embarking on a world tour. His voice undeniably has been heard and loved by millions. It was great to chat once again with Jon Anderson from YES this morning. Jon Anderson will be at…MORE

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Blogs

The Hawk Morning Show Confessional… 10/17/19

The Hawk Morning Show Confessional… 10/17/19

Every Thursday we have a Lehigh Valley resident enter the Hawk Confessional to confess something he or she did or does… then we deliver a penance or pass judgement. Now I know you’re saying… who does this?! While I don’t have an answer for that, we have been flooded with confessions on the confession line which…

A Few Things… 10/17/19

A Few Things… 10/17/19

20-year-old Austin Davis of Keystone Heights Florida has eaten nothing but macaroni and cheese for seventeen years. Therapist Asley McHan says Davis has a selective eating disorder known as avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder, a mental condition where new foods can trigger negative physical reactions. It may stem from childhood trauma and PTSD. Former Teen Mom reality star…

Now Trending! – 10/17/19

Now Trending! – 10/17/19

What is it with game show contestants lately who when asked about their personal lives they give some unusual answers.  The other night on Wheel of Fortune a contestant said he was the “victim of a loveless marriage” and had “rotten kids”… you thought THAT was bad. Yesterday on Family Feud, host Steve Harvey was…

A Funny Funeral… 10/15/19

A Funny Funeral… 10/15/19

A true prankster had his last laugh at his own funeral … Shay Bradley recently brought laughs to his own funeral by recording a prank audio message before he passed away. The message said, “Hello?!? Let me out!!! It’s dark in here!!!” It contained a sound effect of him banging on his coffin. Shay then…