Dead Air Diary!
  EDITOR:   JIM CLASH CONNELLY
CONTRIBUTORS:    K.I.R.K., BOY WONDER, TIM G, THE CLASH, MONOPOLY, WIRE TRAIN, DOORKNOB, DEBBIE, SIGLER, BATMAN, & LUCIA
THANKS:   THE ANGRY YOUNG MAN MELLENCAMP, LOS LOBOS, THE UNDERWRITERS, AMELIA & ROBIN, KFYE PRODUCTION ROOM, SECRET BEAT, SLAM & ROSER, 415 RECORDS, J. WILSON
NO THANKS:   BERKELEY, MTV VIDEO FIGHTS, STAR HITS MAG & THE WARNOR'S SECURITY
WHAT GOES ON
         There have been a couple of major personnel changes on KFSR's executive staff. Debbie Vrana, who served six months as KFSR Public Affairs director as well as a regular Wed. night 11-2 shift. As Public Affairs Director, Debbie expanded the department significantly and was a major asset to the station. Debbie left CSUF for the greener pastures of Berkeley. We hope that Debbie works for their fine college station, KALX. Marcella Martinez has been named as Debbie's replacement.
        The position of Underwriting/Promotion was split into two seperate positions. Demi DeSoto, who had the dual position, is taking the Promotions. No one has been chose for the Underwriting job.
And Ed "Sydney" Schreiber, our Program Director since July, will step down in the middle of February. Ed has been working at KJEO-TV and has taken on so many responsibilities that he felt he couldn't give KFSR the time that KFSR deserved. We expect major things from Ed in the field of Television. Station Manager Gilbert Mosqueda is currently considering people to fill the position.
WRITE US!!!     REALLY!
We like getting letters filled with angry rhetoric.
    WRITE:          KFSR
Request# 294-4082   CSUF Fresno
                    Shaw & Cedar aves.
Office # 294-2598   Fresno, CA 93740
COMING TO TERMS WITH THE CLASH 1984

     A few months back, I wrote that The Clash without Mick Jones would be as honest as a Beatles reunion. Well, I was wrong. Because the Clash show at the Warnor's Theatre on Sat. Jan 28th was just as angry and important as would have been if Mick was there. About two songs into their set, Joe Strummer stopped the band and demanded that the promoter call off his thugs (they were hitting members of the audience) and let the fans down the aisles to dance. This was the high point of the night and when the band tore into "Safe European Home" the show was suddenly ignited into an event. It was the best concert ever to hit Fresno.
     Los Lobos, the openers, played a short, blistering set of Tex-Mex & Rockabilly that was generally well-received despite scattered boos from from idiots who couldn't handle either a) the accordian, or b) the fact that this great music was being played by hefty older Mexicans and not young pretty boys with hair piled high and tattoos. (This would be a great time to go off on a rant and rave against MTV, but it will have to wait.)
     But it was The Clash's night, and by the time their first song, "London Calling" hit its chorus, it was evident that replacement guitarists Mick Sheppard and Vince White could fill Mick Jones' shoes. Backed by TVs showing things like Road Warrior and Clockwork Orange, The Clash played close to 25 songs. And at their best, songs like "Clampdown" and "Garageland" were a return to the chaotic punk sound of the early Clash. And the new songs signalled that the next Clash might be as powerful as their first. The only low points were a bad version of "Police On My Back" (Paul Simonon should never sing) and the incredible twinge of guilt that I

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Volume 1 Number 9    WIRE TRAIN WAS GREAT, TOO!    SOMETIME EARLY FEBRUARY 1984
$$$$$$    Get ready for the great (?!?) KFSR pledge drive in March $$$$$$$$$$$$
OVERHEARD IN LINE FOR THE CLASH: "My feet hurt, I'm going to steal a bike"



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