Dave White is a former writer for ThoughtCo, contributing articles for nine years. His first job—a teenage radio DJ in 1966—launched a career that included five years at WKLO, one of the few AM stations offering album cuts from bands such as Cream, Pink Floyd, and Deep Purple and interviews with artists on concert stops, such as Janis Joplin and Eddie Money. As a freelance music journalist, he has covered the Bonnaroo Music Festival and interviewed Steve Winwood, Ray Manzarek (The Doors), Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull), Donovan, and Todd Rundgren. His passion led to a career in music television, where he coordinated production of music "infotainment" shows for a Nashville-based production company.
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