Morning Jolt Interviews

The Reaction To A Home Run Seen 'Round the World

This past Sunday night, Joe Solano was sitting in the right field stands at Yankee Stadium watching his beloved Yankees take on the Red Sox. Holding a 2-1 lead in the top of the ninth with one out and two strikes on rookie batter Rafael Devers, Yankee closer Aroldis Chapman appeared to have things well…

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Calls Into the Morning Jolt

Kenny Wayne Shepherd has been a hit with WDHA listeners for more than two decades...going back to the release of his debut album Ledbetter Heights in 1995. Just a teenager at that time, he's matured into one of rock's preeminent guitarists. The newest Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band CD Lay It On Down has been out…

John Corabi Checks In With the Morning Jolt

In addition to an obvious love of music, Jim Monaghan and John Corabi apparently share the same affection for 1978-era Cheryl Ladd. Currently on the road with the Dead Daisies, John called into the WDHA Morning Jolt to talk with Jim about his puppies (that was a request by Terrie Carr), the healing power of…

Ron White On the Morning Jolt

Ron White has one goal when he walks on stage - make people laugh as hard as they can for about 75 minutes. First coming into prominence as part of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour with Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall, and Daniel Whitney, Ron has also done some acting and is a New York Times…

.38 Special's Don Barnes On the Morning Jolt

You're the founding member of one of rock's biggest bands of the 1980's. You've written and sung on a bunch of their hit songs. You decide to record a solo album and grab some of the best musicians you can find. And then someone buys the record label you're on and the album goes unreleased…

Talking Baseball With Jack Curry On the Jolt

Jack Curry is no stranger to New York-area baseball fans. The former national baseball columnist for The New York Times, Jack is now on the Yankees pre and postgame shows on the YES Network. A graduate of Fordham University (like Jim Monaghan), Jack is also a New York Times best-selling author. He and Jim talk…

The Legendary Alan Alda Joins the Jolt

Actor, author, director, screenwriter...Alan Alda has enjoyed an amazing career. Widely known for playing the role of Captain Hawkeye Pierce in the TV version of M*A*S*H*, Alda is a six-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winner. His new book If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face? talks about a…

Fox News Host Eric Bolling On the Jolt

Eric Bolling is the host of The Fox News Specialists and has just published his latest book The Swamp: Washington's Murky Pool of Corruption and Cronyism and How Trump Can Drain It. And make no mistake...he leaves NO DOUBT that the President can achieve what he's set out to do. Eric and Jim Monaghan talk…

Drummer Extraordinaire Liberty DeVitto On the Jolt

Best known for his 30 years behind the drums for Billy Joel, Brookly-born Liberty DeVitto has a lengthy resumé that includes working with Carly Simon, Phoebe Snow, Karen Carpenter, Stevie Nicks, Rick Wakeman, Bob James and Meat Loaf. He's featured in the new documentary film Hired Gun: The Untold Stories Behind Your Favorite Musicians. Not…

Road Rage Justified? Author Dirk Nevelle Explains On the Jolt

We've all experienced it - some of the clueless, absent-minded, and often downright dangerous habits some drivers have that lead to us losing our cool behind the wheel. Author Dirk Nevelle has written a book called Road Rage Justified which takes a somewhat humours look at many of the everyday mistakes drivers routinely make that…