The BIG ROCK is a four hour syndicated rock radio show hosted by Johnny J. The show primarily focuses on the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s. We also throw in a little 60’s and some new songs from our core artists. The BIG ROCK music library consists of Foreigner, The Ramones, Def Leppard, The Who, Pearl Jam, Van Halen, Stone Temple Pilots, Fleetwood Mac, The Go Go’s, Iron Maiden, Sheryl Crow and so much more. On top of that we play artists not normally heard on the radio anymore like Tin Machine, Orion The Hunter, New England and RTZ. We even play lesser known rockin' artists including Friction, Toronto & The Ravyns. Additionally we also feature the more rocking songs by artists that may not normally fit this genre such as Tina Turner, Shaun Cassidy, Janet Jackson, Cher and Michael Bolton.
On The BIG ROCK It's all rock & roll - mainstream, hard, progressive, punk, southern, glam, heartland, metal or alternative. The British Invasion, Hollywood Strip, Grunge Movement, New Wave of British Heavy Metal, Power Pop...it just doesn't matter...if it rocks...we are playing it.
The BIG ROCK has a music library that consists of over 7000 songs by more than 500 different artists and bands. New songs are added to The BIG ROCK music library on a regular basis. Our library includes specialty and seasonal songs.
Johnny J has been the host of The BIG ROCK since its beginning in 2016.
A true fan of real rock music. He began recording songs off the radio at a young age. Since the purchase of his first cassette, Billy Joel's "Glass Houses", he has collected thousands of records, cassettes, CD's & mp3's over the years.
Born, raised and lives in Erie, Pennsylvania. Johnny is married, has three kids and two dogs. He is a huge hockey and baseball fan. You used to find him bothering his family & neighbors with his guitar or drums. Now you will probably find him on any of the local lakes or ponds fishing or just relaxing on his boat!
Johnny has been a DJ on WFSN and WWUC.
Favorite band: Night Ranger
Least favorite band: Nirvana
Favorite songs: Boston's "Foreplay/Longtime", Whitesnake's "Still of the Night"
anything by Night Ranger! (of course)
First concert: Quiet Riot (84)
Band most seen live: Def Leppard seven times
Most memorable concerts: Triumph ('86), David Lee Roth ('88) and Night Ranger ('19)
Bucket list concerts: ACDC, Rick Springfield and Sammy Hagar (or Van Hagar)
Johnny is not all rock though, as he is also a fan of 90s & early 2000s country music with Little Texas, Montgomery Gentry, Toby Keith and Garth Brooks topping his country favorites list.
K-Mix | Union City/Erie, PA | Sat 7pm
WXDR 99.1 | New Orleans, LA | Mon 4pm
KSGV 95.5 | Seagoville/Dallas, TX | Sat 12pm
KCIW 100.7 | Brookings-Harbor, OR | Thu 1am + 4days
WDRO 101.3 | Monticello, MS | Tue 7pm
WQNH 94.7 | Deerfield, NH | Sat 5pm
WFFR 100.9 | Muskegon, MI | Sat 4pm
WQEE 99.1 | Newnan, GA | Sat & Sun 12pm
WWSX 99.1| Rehoboth, DE | Fri 8pm
WXHR 103.5 | Hillman, MI | Mon 8pm & Fri10pm
Radio DHT | Canada / Poland | Tue 8pm
WQMR 101.3 | Rocky Mount, VA | Fri 6pm
North East Phil Comm Radio | Philadelphia, PA | Wed & Sat 6pm
KVWO 94.7 | Welch, OK | Sat 10pm
KKRN 88.5 | Round Mountain, CA | Sat 11pm
Hall of Fame Music Radio * | Boston, MA | Sun 12am
WLDJ 107.5 | New Castle, PA | Sun 12am
Middle Georgia Radio | Georgia | Sun 7pm
WMNB 107.1 | North Adams, MA | Sat 9pm
Brumside Radio | Birmingham, England | Fri 8pm
CRFM 100.7 | Little Current, ON | Fri 8pm
Radio Lichfield | Lichfield, England | Sun 8pm
Seabird Radio | United Kingdom | Thu 9pm
3APL (Apple 98.5) | Bacchus Marsh, Victoria | Wed 6:30am
KPOV 88.9 | Bend, OR | Thu 12am
ROXX 100 | Detroit, MI | Mon, Wed & Fri 8am
FUSE FM 107.5 | Ballymoney, Northern Ireland | Mon 5pm
WHWR Internet Radio | S. Central Kentucky | Fri 8am
Rock 93X | Georgia, USA | Sun 8pm
Radio Rewind | United Kingdom | Wed 6pm
KSVB 94.1 | Big Bear Lake, CA | Sun 1pm
ACJ Radio | United Kingdom | Fri 7pm
CKIQ 99.9 | Iqaluit, NU | Sat 8am
Radio Vegas.Rocks | Las Vegas, NV | Thu 9am
Hawkesbury Gold 89.9 | Hawkesbury, New South Wales | Sat 6pm
Hot FM 88.0 | Australia | TBA
KRIM 96.3 | Payson, AZ | Sat 5pm
Variety Digital Radio | Australia | Thu 1pm
SESCOT Radio | Scotland | Mon 8pm & Fri 9pm
KPIK 96.5 | Stayton, OR | Fri 10pm
Fresh FM 101.5 | Bendigo, Vic |
Radio Wizz | Philippines | Sat 1pm
QCCR (CJQC) 99.3 | Liverpool, Nova Scotia | Sun 3pm
KFTN 92.7 | Fenton, MO | TBA
Rhythm Gold Radio | UK | Tue 7pm
KBOG 97.9 | Bandon, OR | Wed 6pm
WMNH 95.3 | Manchester, NH |
West Coast Radio 87.6 & 87.9 | Auckland, NZ | Thu 1pm
Flashback Radio|Sun 1p/ Mon 10a/ Tue 4p/ Wed 10p/ Thu 7a/ Sat 10p
WTHM 92.5 | Ravenswood, WV | Sat 7pm
Aylesbury One | Aylesbury, UK | Thu 8pm
KOGY 95 Radio | Phoenix, AZ | Saturday 10pm
WVWP 101.1 | Wayne, WV | Saturday 12am
WA Radio Network | Perth, WA Australia | Wed 8pm & Sat 12pm
Radio Sports Live | United Kingdom | Sunday 6pm
All times are local station time in their time zone unless otherwise noted.
Flashback Radio air times are Eastern Standard Time
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