Jerry Pippin's
Las Vegas Radio Show

Jerry Pippin hosts great shows with the music and interviews with people who made Vegas the entertainment capital of the world. Spotlighting the events, the music and the people that make Las Vegas famous.


Don Rickles' best days were in a lounge in Vegas - Now Mike Wally Walter is poised to take over this unique style and showcase, maybe not in Vegas, but maybe so. CLICK HERE to see the amazing impersonation of Don Rickles by comedian Mike Wally Walter and listen to the original Rickles in a feature presented on the Jerry Pippin Show.


Program 5 - Las Vegas Radio Show for Last week of January features the Smothers Brothers, Motion Picture producer Paul Davids, Jean Bennett, manager of the Platters, a tribute to Robert Goulet in the Las Vegas memories section of the show and news of a Billion Dollar resort opening in March that is over 9 miles from the center Strip but still on Las Vegas Blvd.
MP3 Running time: 1 hour, 2 minutes, 18 seconds

Windows Media Version Part 1       Windows Media Version Part 2

Program 4 -  This Las Vegas Radio Show starts off with Rita Rudner who has just signed a new contract with Harrah's, the memories section features a rare recording of Frank Sinatra on stage at the Sands in 1963, stories about Liberace, Lawrence Welk and stories about rock 'n' roll in the late 50s including an interesting story about American Bandstand.

MP3 Running time: 1 hour, 33 seconds

Windows Media Version Part 1      
Windows Media Version Part 2


If you would like to hear Jean Bennett's story about her years in the music business and Las Vegas behind the scene entertainment activities including a two-hour show about The Platters. CLICK HERE

Las Vegas Radio Show, Program 3 - In this hour, Jerry runs down current entertainment and features Las Vegas memories with a look at the mob influence with Cathy Scott, true-crime author who lives in Las Vegas. The subject of the discussion is the Stardust Hotel and the "Hole in the Wall" gang. Then Jerry talks with Jean Bennett about the Platters and Liberace and their Las Vegas connections.
MP3 Running time: 1 hour, 24 seconds  
Windows Media Version Part 1  Windows Media Version Part 2

This week's Las Vegas Radio Show  features a run down of some of the Production Shows on the Las Vegas Strip, a look at the Las Vegas of the 60s and 70s and the Howard Hughes influence plus a feature on Phil Ruffin who has made enough money to pay cash for the Treasure Island Resort on the Strip across from the Fashion Show Mall.
Music:  Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons - Dawn - MoTown (ASCAP)
MP3 Running time: 28 minutes, 59 seconds      Windows Media Version

This edition of the Las Vegas Radio Show starts with run down of Las Vegas Entertainment this week-

Songs: Copacabana, I Hear the Songs (Barry Manilow BMI, Terry Fator - Live Recording- Wonderful World -ASCAP)
Then Jerry talks with Las Vegas historian Dr. Michael Green about the 103 year old history of Las Vegas. Some of the characters who made Las Vegas famous from the early days are discussed after  a brief overview of how Las Vegas started as a railroad point for a route from the East to the West Coast. Little known facts about Steve Wynn, Benny Binion, the Stardust, Desert Inn and the Tropicana are discussed. Mob Influence and Political Juice seeded the corporate take-over that made Las Vegas the world destination for tourism it is today.  
MP3 running time- 59 minutes 7 seconds  

Windows Media pt.1   Windows Media pt. 2