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.

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Do you Remember… “The Song”? – 2/14/20

In celebration of Valentine’s Day today, we asked you if you remember “The song”. What does that mean? Think about it… the first time you rocked the horizontal mamba… (Probably in the back of your parents station wagon or something like that). We shared our songs this morning!  MORE

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Now Trending! – 2/14/20

Huey Lewis made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel the other night. Huey told the audience he has lost 80% of his hearing.  Word is that there is no more touring for Huey, but some new music is on the way. Get ready for the return of American Idol. The season premier is Sunday. If you…MORE

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The Hawk Morning Show Confessional… 2/13/20

Dear Rick and Joel… My boyfriend and I have been having trouble for months. I want to break up with him, but think I’ll wait until after Valentine’s Day because I know he’s bought me jewelry and a spa package. My sister says it’s morally wrong that I accept the gifts and then break up…MORE

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New Dating App… w/ a TWIST! – 2/13/20

A dude named Adam Cohen has developed a new dating app that discounts looks. The app is called S’More. Adam tells CBS that his app recommends five profiles a day and includes a voice recording, but no pictures. “Our app is about getting to know someone before deciding if you like them and even before…MORE

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Now Trending! 2/13/20

SNOOP DOG caved yesterday… and sent out a rare apology to Gayle King. Snoop Dogg recently made some profanity-laced statements towards King regarding her question to WNBA legend Lisa Leslie about Kobe Bryant’s 2003 assault case. In a video posted to Instagram, Snoop apologizes to King for calling her out and the language he used.…MORE

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Classic Quotes from Mom and Dad! – 2/12/20

Yesterday was Don’t Cry over Spilled Milk Day. What does that even mean? It got us thinking of all those phrases mom and dad used to lay on us to scare us or make us feel better. … You know, “The bus comes every ten minutes” … “Money doesn’t grow on trees”. Remember any?  MORE

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Alexa’s 6th Birthday / New Skills… – 2/12/20

Alexa is celebrating a birthday… 6 candles on Alexa’s cake this year! It’s so amazing that people are still discovering things Alexa can do… If you own one of the smart speakers, you’ve probably noticed that Alexa won’t answer certain commands especially if you ask it to say a curse word or something else inappropriate.…MORE

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Now Trending! – 2/12/20

Corey Feldman has been speaking out recently about abuse in Hollywood with his latest documentary, “(My) TRUTH:” He is hoping that this new documentary will expose the Hollywood abusers of children and inspire future investigations. He will premiere the film in a live pay-per-view event. Looks like Aerosmith and original drummer Joey Kramer have kissed…MORE

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Thanks to CPA Steve Haffner! – 2/11/20

Thanks to Steve Haffner from Haffner and Associates for stopping by today to answer your questions! Visit his website for info on how to file your taxes or to book an appointment!MORE

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STUPID IS AS STUPID DOES! -2/11/20

Pennsylvania police recently arrested a 48 year-old woman for stealing $46 worth of Valentine’s Day candy from a local Walmart. The woman took Twix, Kit-Kat, a bag of chocolate hearts, Hershey mini chocolate hearts, assorted candy and a Valentine’s Day stuffed animal. She was cited for theft Minneapolis, Minnesota firefighters recently rescued a man from…MORE

Morning Show Interviews

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Rick chats with Colin Mochrie! – 10/25/19

Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood bring their infamous improv back to the State Theatre on 11/16 – it was great to chat with Colin himself this morning! For more information, and to purchase your tickets… click here.  MORE

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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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Blogs

Do you Remember… “The Song”? – 2/14/20

Do you Remember… “The Song”? – 2/14/20

In celebration of Valentine’s Day today, we asked you if you remember “The song”. What does that mean? Think about it… the first time you rocked the horizontal mamba… (Probably in the back of your parents station wagon or something like that). We shared our songs this morning!  

Now Trending! – 2/14/20

Now Trending! – 2/14/20

Huey Lewis made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel the other night. Huey told the audience he has lost 80% of his hearing.  Word is that there is no more touring for Huey, but some new music is on the way. Get ready for the return of American Idol. The season premier is Sunday. If you…

The Hawk Morning Show Confessional… 2/13/20

The Hawk Morning Show Confessional… 2/13/20

Dear Rick and Joel… My boyfriend and I have been having trouble for months. I want to break up with him, but think I’ll wait until after Valentine’s Day because I know he’s bought me jewelry and a spa package. My sister says it’s morally wrong that I accept the gifts and then break up…

New Dating App… w/ a TWIST! – 2/13/20

New Dating App… w/ a TWIST! – 2/13/20

A dude named Adam Cohen has developed a new dating app that discounts looks. The app is called S’More. Adam tells CBS that his app recommends five profiles a day and includes a voice recording, but no pictures. “Our app is about getting to know someone before deciding if you like them and even before…