• WKNR and the “death” of Paul McCartney

    On October 12, 1969, Keener killed Paul McCartney. Russ Gibb, working on WKNR-FM heard from an Eastern Michigan University student about a series of clues that seemed to point to Paul’s death. The story took on a life of its own, both on Keener and WKNR-FM and Russ received credit for elevating the tale to […]

    Oct 12th, 2008 | Filed under Keener
  • WKNR’s Sgt. Pepper Connection

    To paraphrase the Cannon, “It was 40 years ago today, Sgt. Pepper blew the world away..” On June 2, 1967 Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was released in the United States. The collection ranks as number 1 on the Rolling Stone list of all-time great albums. It’s spawned a thousand imitators up to and […]

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    May 30th, 2007 | Filed under Keener
  • Dutch Documentarians Do Dearborn in search of Uncle Russ

    Ahh Socialism. Holland is one of those countries where all you have to do is petition the government and you may just get your documentary project funded. That’s what Wouter van Opdorp did. Last fall Wouter wrote us in search of the Paul McCartney Death Hoax story, and the WKNR-FM jock who amplified the most […]

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    May 13th, 2007 | Filed under Keener
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