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  1. Clear Channel Station Offers 'The Last DJ' Jim Ladd Three Hours for Farewell Show

    5:30 am 11/2/2011

    This Saturday, the pioneer of freeform commercial radio will be heard once more, with time donated by Los Angeles talk station KFI-AM. Read more

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  2. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers at Cal State Northridge: Concert Review

    2:18 pm 10/30/2011

    The band was playing in honor of recently fired Jim Ladd, inspiration for "The Last DJ," and performed deep tracks, including two songs they'd never before played live.Read more

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  3. Jim Ladd, the Inspiration for Tom Petty's 'The Last DJ,' Laid Off From Radio Gig

    4:48 am 10/27/2011

    With the acquisition of Citadel Broadcasting by Cumulus Media, some 27 Los Angeles-based KABC and KLOS staffers are let go, including the country's last commercial freeform jock.Read more

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