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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HORRIBLE One Hit Wonders… 10/27/20

Rick and Joel chat about those One Hit Wonders you wouldn’t mind ever hearing again…  Talking ONE HIT WONDERS this morning… Here’s Rick and VANILLA ICE – yo yo yo! What’s a one hit wonder you NEVER want to hear again? The Hawk Morning Show with Rick Michaels Posted by 999 THE HAWK on Tuesday, 27…MORE

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Costumes of Halloween’s Past… 10/26/20

Rick and Joel chat Halloween Costumes… and not the ones your bought at the pop up costume store! HALLOWEEN COSTUMES… this circa 2005 when I was Elvis!! 🎃😬-Joel The Hawk Morning Show with Rick Michaels Posted by 999 THE HAWK on Monday, 26 October 2020 MORE FROM RICK AND JOEL       MORE

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NEW MUSIC from AC/DC and… Mike Tyson?! -10/26/20

Mike Tyson is trying his hand at another song. He recently released a cartoon video of the song that he plans to play at an upcoming fight. Sounds like this dude smokes way too much of his own product… AC/DC has a new song out with a new album coming soon. Power Up was recorded by the…MORE

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Phone Blast! -10/23/20

Joel got Rick hooked on this website called PRANKOWL.COM which plays pre-recorded pranks on all it’s victims, making them think they’re talking to a real person… MORE FROM RICK AND JOEL   MORE

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A Few Things… 10/22/20

Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Brad Garrett, Monica Horan and Raymond co-creator and Executive Producer Phil Rosenthal will participate in a 90-minute event that will include table readings of popular scenes from the series. Set for this Friday, October 23, at 9 p.m. ET/ the event will benefit the Peter Boyle Research Fund of The International Myeloma Foundation. You…MORE

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Charlie Brown Changes… 10/21/20

For the first time since it premiered on Oct. 27, 1966, the TV special It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown will not air on network television. Instead, the classic Peanuts special – and the Charlie Brown Christmas special – will move to the streaming platform Apple TV+. MORE FROM RICK AND JOEL…   MORE

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Doggie Damage… 10/21/20

We all get frustrated having to stay at home during this pandemic, but we are not the only ones! The Bel Air Patch says a dog from Bel Air, Maryland recently caused $50,000 worth of damage to his owner’s home. The dog was searching for food when it jumped up and accidentally turned on a…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

HORRIBLE One Hit Wonders… 10/27/20

HORRIBLE One Hit Wonders… 10/27/20

Rick and Joel chat about those One Hit Wonders you wouldn’t mind ever hearing again…  Talking ONE HIT WONDERS this morning… Here’s Rick and VANILLA ICE – yo yo yo! What’s a one hit wonder you NEVER want to hear again? The Hawk Morning Show with Rick Michaels Posted by 999 THE HAWK on Tuesday, 27…

Costumes of Halloween’s Past… 10/26/20

Costumes of Halloween’s Past… 10/26/20

Rick and Joel chat Halloween Costumes… and not the ones your bought at the pop up costume store! HALLOWEEN COSTUMES… this circa 2005 when I was Elvis!! 🎃😬-Joel The Hawk Morning Show with Rick Michaels Posted by 999 THE HAWK on Monday, 26 October 2020 MORE FROM RICK AND JOEL       

NEW MUSIC from AC/DC and… Mike Tyson?! -10/26/20

NEW MUSIC from AC/DC and… Mike Tyson?! -10/26/20

Mike Tyson is trying his hand at another song. He recently released a cartoon video of the song that he plans to play at an upcoming fight. Sounds like this dude smokes way too much of his own product… AC/DC has a new song out with a new album coming soon. Power Up was recorded by the…