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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Ancestry RICKY! -8/11/20

After hearing Joel gloat about Ancesty.com for WEEKS, Rick finally decided to sign up and do some digging! Are Rick and Joel distantly related? That’s a scary thought! Who’s that hunk???? Posted by The Hawk Morning Show with Rick Michaels on Tuesday, 11 August 2020    MORE

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Now Trending! -8/11/20

The top trending video of the week is of Jason Derulo jokingly hitting Will Smith in the chops with a golf club at a golf virtual practice center. Many thought it really happened but thanks to special effects, Will and the team created some missing front teeth for the incident. Check it out… Simon Cowell’s…MORE

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JUMP the SHARK WEEK! -8/10/20

SPOILER ALERT!!!!! Is it me or has Shark Week actually jumped the shark? All week the big hype was Mike Tyson going head to head in an underwater bout with a killer shark. In all actuality it wasn’t that at all. First, the best part of the whole segment was before Tyson even entered the…MORE

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HANGOVER HELPER! 8/10/20

Joel’s Sunday Funday turned into more of a Sunday drunk day! Rick is here to help those hangovers with a few tips…  A survey of 2,000 drinkers found tequila causes the worst hangovers . . . vodka is the top booze that makes people get naked in public . . . and whiskey drinkers get…MORE

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Now Trending! – 8/10/20

Simon Cowell is on the mend after the TV mogul fell off his electric bike Saturday and was rushed to the hospital with a broken back. He did break his back in three places which was followed by several hours of surgery where docs placed a metal rod in his spine. He is recovering well…MORE

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Phone Blast! -8/7/20

Hey Rick and Joel – My younger sister Bobbi is just out of college and working at the hospital in the records room. Pretty boring work… and I thought maybe you could hit her up with a Phone Blast. I am sure you two can come up with something great. Thanks – Melissa.  MORE

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The Ultimate Birthday Gift… 8/7/20

Jason Momoa recently gave his wife, Lisa Bonet, a surprise gift. He restored her very first car, a 1965 Mustang. He said “Riding in her first car when she was 17… I’m excited to see her face” And since Rick’s birthday is coming up… Maybe Joel could get him a car he used to have…MORE

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Now Trending! -8/7/20

Today is International Beer Day!   Ryan Seacrest just announced virtual auditions for American Idol He says the audition process will be easier this year because contestants will be auditioning from home in all 50 states. The contest begins this Monday. Contestants can sign up to audition on AmericanIdol.com. Liam Neeson is starring with his son…MORE

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New Lay’s Flavors… 8/6/20

 Lays is testing several new potato chip flavors. Cheddar Bacon Mac & Cheese, Mango Salsa, Wasabi Ginger and Cappuccino have all hit store shelves. One of the flavors will become permanent.  Now in the beginning of this whole chip flavor thing several years ago some of them were good but lately.  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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Ancestry RICKY! -8/11/20

Ancestry RICKY! -8/11/20

After hearing Joel gloat about Ancesty.com for WEEKS, Rick finally decided to sign up and do some digging! Are Rick and Joel distantly related? That’s a scary thought! Who’s that hunk???? Posted by The Hawk Morning Show with Rick Michaels on Tuesday, 11 August 2020    

Now Trending! -8/11/20

Now Trending! -8/11/20

The top trending video of the week is of Jason Derulo jokingly hitting Will Smith in the chops with a golf club at a golf virtual practice center. Many thought it really happened but thanks to special effects, Will and the team created some missing front teeth for the incident. Check it out… Simon Cowell’s…

JUMP the SHARK WEEK! -8/10/20

JUMP the SHARK WEEK! -8/10/20

SPOILER ALERT!!!!! Is it me or has Shark Week actually jumped the shark? All week the big hype was Mike Tyson going head to head in an underwater bout with a killer shark. In all actuality it wasn’t that at all. First, the best part of the whole segment was before Tyson even entered the…