Tickets for Belushi go on sale SUNDAY!

Johnny Wheels and The Swamp Donkeys with Jim Belushi

BLUES, BREWS, AND BELUSHI!!! THE HOTTEST TICKET ON THE COAST and tickets go on sale promptly at NOON THIS SUNDAY at all locations of HERBAL CHOICES. 21 AND OVER STRICTLY ENFORCED! JIM BELUSHI, JOHNNY WHEELS AND THE SWAMP DONKEYS, AND SPECIAL GUESTS, CRBQ. Saturday, October 12, North Bend, Oregon Community Center from THE LEGEND AND HERBAL CHOICES!

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How do you like your barbecued ribs?

This coming Saturday, the Southern Oregon Coast’s HUGE BARBECUED RIB CONTEST happens in Reedsport at the Moose Club!

It’s a smoke-filled grudge match with a bunch of rib-cookin’ madmen competing for BEST OF THE BEST!

All proceeds go to charity and YOU CAN CHOW DOWN ON THOSE AMAZING RIBS!

Beer, Ribs, and LEGENDARY MUSIC as we broadcast live from Reedsport’s Rib Cookin’ Contest at the Moose Club!

Walk Out Of Darkness Suicide Awareness Walk

On Saturday, THE LEGEND along with hundreds of other community members and businesses will walk for suicide awareness. It’s the 2nd Annual Coos County Out Of Darkness Awareness Walk. It’s happening at 9am on Saturday, September 7th at Mingus Park.

If you’ve lost someone to suicide, if you’ve attempted suicide or thought about attempting suicide, please join us.
If you just want to support your community and show others they aren’t alone, please join us.

This is a safe place to come together as a community and support each other. EVERYONE is welcome.
We hope you’ll walk with us.

Do You Have Plans This Weekend?

Fine Arts & Live Music Festival on the Bayfront in Winchester Bay this weekend! We’d love to see you to join THE LEGEND for Art by the Bay! It’s happening in Winchester Bay this weekend.

There will be Artists and Craftspeople from around the Pacific Northwest.

Watch Live Art Demonstrations by Painters, Potters, Carvers, Jewelry Makers, and Sketch Artists! Plus, there will be Food, Beer, Wine, and Live Music by Worn Out Frets!

This giant satellite-equipped broadcast studio is headed for Winchester Bay this weekend!

We’ll be broadcasting LIVE from Art By The Bay! Bring the family both days for one of the Southern Oregon Coast’s truly LEGENDARY events!

Coos County Suicide Awareness Walk

Join THE LEGEND at the Coos County Suicide Awareness Walk September 7th at Mingus Park.

ANYONE can be affected by Suicide. Suicide knows no race, age, gender, religion, or social status.

Currently, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States.
We hope you’ll meet us at Mingus Park on September 7th at 9am.

If you’ve been affected by suicide, or know someone who has, let’s unite to fight against it! We can work together to remove the shame and stigma surrounding the “S” word.

A person dies by suicide about every 12.8 minutes in the United States.
We are happy to have partnered with Waterfall Community Health Center along with many other local businesses to bring awareness to this painful problem.

Tomorrow “Morgan”….MARK LINDSAY joins ROGER W. MORGAN!

Have you seen the new SMASH MOVIE, “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”?

Among the other surprises is the fact that FOUR of the hits of PAUL REVERE AND THE RAIDERS are included on the soundtrack of the film!

Tomorrow “Morgan”….MARK LINDSAY, the voice of Paul Revere and the Raiders and one of the 60’s/70’s biggest SUPERSTARS, joins ROGER W. MORGAN on his program at just after 9am on 105.9-THE LEGEND.

We hope you’ll join THE LEGEND for some great stories and the hits of one of rock’s biggest stars!

Fireworks Over The Bay – In Winchester Bay!

The crowds poured in all day on Thursday in Winchester Bay! It was an Independence Day celebration to remember!  The firework show over the bay was amazing! Live music provided by Timberwolf kept everyone dancin’! Congratulations to Rockabilly Roasters Cafe for winning the Chowder Contest!

It was a day full of fun, friends, food, and fireworks! Thanks to the Winchester Bay Merchants Association AND the people of Winchester Bay! We love you!

Chainsaw Carving Championship Happening Father’s Day Weekend

Looking for something to do this Father’s Day?

How about venturing over to Reedsport for the Oregon Divisional Chainsaw Carving Championship?

Enjoy food and beverages on the Reedsport Waterfront as you watch Woodcarving Artists transform plain logs into one of a kind masterpieces!

THE LEGEND is proud to be the official radio station of this huge event that attracts carvers and fans from all across America and worldwide!

Join 105.9-The Legend Labor Day Weekend for ART BY THE BAY!

Mark your calendars NOW! August 31st & September 1st!

Come see some of the Pacific Northwests BEST artists, Vendors, Food, Fishing Derby, Lighthouse Tours, and Live Entertainment!

Artists from all over Oregon will be participating in their crafts at annual Art by the Bay festival. 
You will have a chance to observe styles & skills of Potters, Painters, Carvers, Jewelry and more. 
You will be able to observe artists sketching all that the Winchester Bay waterfront has to offer.
There will be many kids art games and activities.

This event is rain or shine! Under two big tents: Free entrance and free parking!

105.9-The Legend Welcomes JOAN JETT to Seven Feathers Casino Resort!

Queen of Noise. Pioneer of Rock. 
From getting her very first guitar at age 13 to entering the music biz at just 15, she became a female pioneer in the male-dominated world of rock music!

Now – she’s considered one of the most influential women in rock! She was even inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame at 57.

She’s a true rock LEGEND! That’s why 105.9-The Legend is so excited to welcome JOAN JETT to Oregon!

Joan Jett & The Blackhearts will take center stage at Seven Feathers Casino Resort on July 5th! 105.9-The Legend will be giving away tickets! Interested in finding out how you can get your hands on a pair? We’ll have more information soon on how you can win!

Thanks for hearing our plea! They’re going to Fargo!

105.9-The Legend is excited to announce that we’ve received overwhelming support from our listeners and advertisers!

Yesterday, we announced that the Wrestling Team from Reedsport needed our help! We found out that eight of the Reedsport Wrestlers were set to compete in the National Finals in Fargo next month! Huge! But, there was a problem, they were still about $6,000 short of the funds needed to cover the costs!

First of all, Herbal Choices started off by donating a generous $1,000! Then, we received a couple of $100 contributions from Driffs on the Bay and Bay Area Mailing!

First thing this morning, we received a call from a Business in town for a $5000 anonymous donation! 
That whittled it down to just $650! Then Herbal Choices called us back and donated the last $650!

These Wrestlers are going to NATIONALS!
Thanks to YOU – we’ve reached our $7000 goal in just a day and a half! Thanks for hearing our plea!

105.9-The Legend thanks you so much for your support!

Call us at (541)-808-9399 to make a pledge. We need YOUR help!

The High School Wrestling Team from Reedsport High School has qualified EIGHT of their wrestlers to compete in the National Finals in Fargo next month! They’re still about $6,000 short of the funds needed to cover the costs! These kids have pulled off a feat that is getting National attention and THE LEGEND would love to help ’em!

We’re asking businesses and individuals to help with a donation of ANY AMOUNT toward that $6,000 remaining goal.

Thanks to Herbal Choices for their $1,000 donation!!! Along with Griffs by the Bay in Winchester Bay for their $100 contribution and to Bay Area Mailing for their $100 contribution. It’s this kind of support that encourages young people to excel and these kids are doing just that!

Call us at (541)-808-9399 to make a pledge.

We’ll be in Reedsport THIS FRIDAY Broadcasting LIVE at noon to help raise the money!

The 3rd Annual May Fly Festival was a HUGE success!

105.9-The Legend had a great time learning about our Water Shed and Natural Resources here on the Southern Oregon Coast!

The Coos Watershed Association’s 3rd Annual May Fly Festival was a HUGE success!
Thanks to everyone who came out!

 
It was educational AND Fun!

We’re grateful to have been a part of such an important event!

Get ready for the 3rd Annual May Fly Festival!

105.9-The Legend is excited for the 3rd Annual May Fly Festival! We’ll be broadcasting LIVE straight from the event!

The Mayfly Festival is a FREE family event designed to shed light on connections between the community, the environment, and water!

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This festival draws together local youth and the watershed in which we live. The event is activity based with local students leading the way and sharing their own watershed expertise with the public through interactive displays, games, and art.

We hope to see you and your family!

The 6th Annual Face Rock Festival was a hit!

What an AMAZING turn out we had at the 6th Annual Face Rock Festival at the Face Rock Creamery in Bandon!

We had so much fun broadcasting LIVE straight from the event all weekend! The Festival was JAM PACKED full of fun and families! We’re so happy we were able to spend Mother’s Day with so many of our friends and listeners!

The Coos Rhythm and Blue Quartet were SPECTACULAR! We’d also like to acknowledge the amazingly talented High School musicians that played during the 6th Annual Face Rock Festival! These Bay Area High School Jazz Bands and their instructors blew our minds!

Thanks to the Face Rock Creamery!

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Roger W. Morgan will be Broadcasting Live Mother’s Day Weekend!

The Legend is excited to be back again this year! Join us Mother’s Day Weekend, May 11th and 12th for the 6th Annual Face Rock Festival to be held at the Face Rock Creamery in Bandon!

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Family fun and plenty of fantastic food with Outdoor BBQ, Face Rock $3 Burgers, $2 Draft Beers, and Fried Cheese Curds.

“The Coos Rhythm and Blue Quartet” will be providing entertainment both Saturday and Sunday. The best of the best of High School Bands from area schools will also be there.

Get ready for one of the Biggest Celebrations on the Southern Oregon Coast!

 

 

WHAT A WEEKEND!

We started the weekend at 105.9-THE LEGEND with the paddle board event at the East end boat ramp in Coos Bay, then, on to the Charleston Oyster Feast, and we ended with the spectacular Paddle Board Film Festival at the Egyptian Theater with proceeds going to the Surfrider Foundation. Thanks to everyone who came out for our events, and to the Coast Guard for keeping THE LEGEND on their fleet here on the Southern Oregon Coast!

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO HERBAL CHOICES!

105.9-THE LEGEND, salutes one of our original advertisers, Herbal Choices.  They’ve been recognized by the World Newspaper as being the Bay Area’s BEST DISPENSARY!  Congratulations to Herbal Choices for this achievement.  By the way, HERBAL CHOICES gives back to our communities in a variety of ways, including being a proud supporter of the Bandon Educational Foundation.Herbal honofr.jpg

Get ready for the 6th Annual Face Rock Festival All Mother’s Day Weekend!

Join 105.9-The Legend on Mother’s Day Weekend, May 11th and 12th for the 6th Annual Face Rock Festival to be held at the Face Rock Creamery in Bandon!

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105.9-The Legend and Roger W. Morgan will be Broadcasting Live both days at Face Rock Creamery! 

This year, the entertainment will be provided by “The Coos Rhythm and Blue Quartet” along with the best High School Bands from area schools. There will be bouncy houses, an obstacle course, and plenty of family fun for all to enjoy.  Outdoor BBQ, Delicious Face Rock $3 Burgers, $2 Draft Beers, and delicious Fried Cheese Curds!

The Legend is excited to be back again this year! We hope to see you there!

THE LEGEND BREAKS FROM THE PACK!

On behalf of Roger W. Morgan, Bob Malik, Shotgun Tom Kelly, and Desiree…THANK YOU!  We recognize that you have LOTS of choices when it comes to Bay Area radio stations.  And the recently completed audience survey completed by BASEAudience surveys, indicates that 34.7% of the total Bay Area radio audience is tuned to 105.9-THE LEGEND.  The best way we can thank you adequately is to continue to limit our commercials to no more than 3 minutes per break, and to continue to play only the biggest legendary hits of all time.  bannerimage_1432617695

It’s something we have suspected for a LONG time but now, it’s OFFICIAL!  A recent listener survey on the Southern Oregon Coast for Coos Bay/North Bend confirms that 105.9-THE LEGEND leads the radio pack with a whopping 34.7% of the overall listening audience.  (BASEAUDIENCE.com Jan./Feb. 2019).   Thanks to our audience of adult listeners who dominate radio listening on the Southern Oregon Coast.

 

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JIM BELUSHI BLUES WITH JOHNNY WHEELS AND THE SWAMP DONKEYS!

Jim Belushi brings Johnny Wheels and the Swamp Donkeys to FRONT STREET PROVISIONERS this Friday night.  This is strictly a 21 and over show featuring film star Jim Belushi, Johnny Wheels and The Swamp Donkeys.  Plan to arrive early and enjoy pizza, Seven Devils Beers, Stillwagon Rum and a night of Blues as only Jim Belushi can deliver!  Roger W. Morgan, Bob Malik, Shotgun Tom Kelly, and Desiree will be on hand as HERBAL CHOICES welcomes this great live show to FRONT STREET PROVISIONERS in Coos Bay!  Admission by ticket only.featured-jim-belushi

THIS “MORGAN”, THE GUESS WHO CLAPPED FOR THE WOLFMAN!

It reminded me of one of my best radio pals of all time, WOLFMAN JACK!  Just days before his untimely death in July of 1995, WOLFMAN JACK and I MC’d a concert with the Four Tops, The Temptations, Bobby Vee and the Shirelles in Omaha, Nebraska.  We shared good memories and stories that only old radio guys can share and enjoy.  When I heard The Guess Who remember Wolfman with hit, “Clap For The Wolfman” this “Morgan”, I took a little time to reflect on one of the nicest people I’ve ever known.  Roger W. Morgan36276028_257662645004118_3058516442786824192_n

GET YOUR REQUESTS AND DEDICATIONS ON “DESIREE’S LEGENDARY LOVE LINE”!

Desiree is in our studio each weekday recording requests and dedications over the phone for her program that evening.  It’s easy and fun!  Simply call (541) 808-9399 beginning at 3pm each weekday afternoon.  Desiree will “walk you through it”, and you can hear your requests and dedications on her program that evening between 7 and midnight.  Desiree_050

CHELSEA METCALF-TEAL – C’MON DOWN!

Chelsea is from Dallas, Oregon and a BIG WINNER of the ONLY PAIR OF TICKETS that we gave away for the JIM BELUSHI-JOHNNY WHEELS, SWAMP DONKEYS concert at FRONT STREET PROVISIONERS here in Coos Bay.  The concert is co-sponsored by HERBAL CHOICES, and the response has been BEYOND AMAZING!  Everyone with a ticket is UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL and a PART OF THE SHOW!  We are limited to only 100 guests for this event and we want to remind everyone that we’re already working on our next big event…BIGGER VENUE…and more LEGENDARY NAMES!  Meantime, we hope you’re among those who’ll be with ROGER W. MORGAN, BOB MALIK, SHOTGUN TOM KELLY and DESIREE for the JIM BELUSHI event with JOHNNY WHEELS AND THE SWAMP DONKEYS on March 15th.featured-jim-belushi

JOHN LENNON #9 DREAM MYSTERY SOLVED!

This “Morgan”, a fan called THE LEGEND asking whose voice is heard whispering, “John” on John Lennon’s “#9 Dream”.  We went to Roger W. Morgan who spent some serious time with John and the Beatles in 1969, and learned that the sultry voice is that of May Fung Yee Pang,  best known as a one-time girlfriend of John Lennon. She had previously worked for Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono as a personal assistant and production coordinator. Mystery solved!  Next mystery?  Who will be first to make a dedication on Desiree’s new show, THE LEGENDARY LOVE LINE WITH DESIREE, weeknights between 7 and midnight on 105.9-THE LEGEND?Lennon Pang

Bobby Rydell is an American entertainment legend!

Bobby will be with Roger W. Morgan on our “Morgan” show this Wednesday at 8am!

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Part of the Philadelphia music scene which also spawned Frankie Avalon and Fabian, Rydell was undoubtedly the most talented of the teen idols. After a number of song hits, including “Wild One” and “Volare”, he starred in Bye Bye Birdie (1963)

“Rydell High School” in the movie musical, Grease (1978), is named in his honor. Honored by the City of Philadelphia when the 2400 block of South 11th St. was named Bobby Rydell Boulevard. The event was celebrated with a parade, a string band and Bobby arriving in a 1950 pink Cadillac. The mayor attended along with thousands of people. A huge block party followed dedication ceremonies.

Bobby Rydell is a true American music treasure.

Don’t miss this exciting interview!

 

TICKETS FOR JIM BELUSHI EVENT AT FRONT STREET PROVISIONERS

We’ve been flooded with calls and E-Mails requesting ticket information for our upcoming Jim Belushi event at Front Street Provisioners here in Coos Bay on Friday, March 15th.  With only 100  tickets available, we want to give everyone in the Bay Area an opportunity to purchase tickets.  TICKETS WILL BE SOLD ONLY TO THOSE 21 AND OLDER AND ADMISSION TO THE SHOW IS RESTRICTED TO 21 AND OLDER…NO EXCEPTIONS.  Tickets will be allotted through Herbal Choices locations in Coos Bay, Bandon, and Charleston.  Each purchaser will be allotted only two tickets to give the greatest number of people an opportunity to attend the show.  Tickets and all “GENERAL ADMISSION” and are priced at $40.00 per ticket.  Doors will open at 7pm with no “at the door” ticket sales.  The show starts at 8pm.  Times for ticket sales will be posted here and announced on the air at 105.9-THE LEGEND.featured-jim-belushi

ROGER W. MORGAN SAYS, “IT DOESN’T GET ANY BETTER THAN THIS!”

You’re right Roger.  And on Friday, March 15th, our entire air team including our newest member, DESIREE, Emmy Award-winning afternoon personality, SHOTGUN TOM KELLY, nationally syndicated THE LEGEND mid day personality and host of THE BEATLE YEARS, BOB MALIK, and film star JIM BELUSHI, will be on stage at FRONT STREET PROVISIONERS for a one-night only music event backed by JOHNNY WHEELS and a rockin’ band of musical madmen!  ROGER, THIS IS LEGENDARY!featured-jim-belushiJoe Walsh Bob MalikRoger 2Shotgun-Tom-Kelly-receives-a-star-on-the-Hollywood-Walk-of-Fame_1_1

 

ROGER W. MORGAN FOUND A SURVIVING MEMBER OF THE SOUL SURVIVORS!

We love what we do here at THE LEGEND.  This “Morgan”, when a listener called and wanted to hear “Expressway To Your Heart” by the Soul Survivors, Roger took it one step beyond what the caller had hoped for.  He FOUND  a surviving member of the legendary band and Kenny Jerimiah will join Roger live by phone this “Morgan”.  We’ll catch up with one of rock’s true legendary groups!soul survivors

FRONT STREET PROVISIONERS SCORES WITH A MAJOR CONTRIBUTION TO COOS BAY!

Our own Roger W. Morgan presenting Front Street Provisioners in Coos Bay with our Certificate of  Appreciation for their bold and exciting addition to our community and to helping to build a new wave of pride and confidence in the Bay Area.  Checkerberry’s Flowers and Gifts adds their striking floral arrangement to this well-deserved honor.

INVITATION TO TAKE A SURVEY AT WWW.BASERADIO.COM

There is a survey being  conducted in the Coos Bay/North Bend area to determine who is listening to radio, and which stations are the most popular with the people of this area.  This is not an appeal for you to cast your vote for THE LEGEND.  But, we’d also like to know which stations you listen to, who your favorite radio personalities are, and a little bit more about the people who listen to radio here.  ALL radio stations can profit from this important information so, no matter which area station is most popular with you, please consider taking a minute to take the survey at www.baseaudience.com survey

HERE HE COMES…ON THAT SEXY QUAD FROM NORTH BEND POWER SPORTS!

Someone is going to win this fabulous Polaris “Outlaw” quad/ATV from North Bend Power Sports at 2136 Stanton, just off 101 North across from Engles Furniture.  That machine is on display right now at North Bend Power Sports and it’s just ONE OF THOUSANDS AND THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS IN GIFTS AND PRIZES inside Santa’s Bag.  THE LEGEND’S big SANTA’S BAG contest is THIS SATURDAY at Coos Bay’s newest and most elegant event center, FRONT STREET PROVISIONERS!

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QUESTIONS FROM SANTA’S BAG WINNERS

HOW SHOULD I DRESS FOR THIS PARTY? – (answer) HO HO…ANY WAY YOU DARN WELL PLEASE.  WE LIVE ON THE SOUTHERN OREGON COAST!  YOU’RE LIKELY TO SEE BALL GOWNS AND BASEBALL CAPS.

SHOULD I BRING MY 3 GUESTS WITH ME?  (answer)  THAT’S A GOOD IDEA, BUT JUST MAKE SURE THEY’RE EACH 21 OR OLDER AND THAT THERE ARE ONLY 3 OF ‘EM AND HAVE THEM IDENTIFY THEMSELVES AS YOUR GUEST.

WHERE’S THE PARTY?  (answer)  C’MON!!!!  IT’S AT FRONT STREET PROVISIONERS IN COOS BAY, 7-9PM THIS SATURDAY EVENING.  737 FRONT STREET ON COOS BAY’S HISTORIC WATERFRONT!  SEE YA’ THERE!

 

THE WINNERS ARE STACKIN’ UP!!

…and here come THE WINNERS…just a few of many for this HOLIDAY’S MOST WONDERFUL EVENT!  CARLA SANTOS, TONI JOHNSON, CRYSTAL SMITH, and JIM MACK. So far, these and their THREE GUESTS EACH, have WON THEIR WAY INTO SANTA’S BAG PARTY AND CONTEST at Front Street Provisioners in Coos Bay on December 22nd.  LOTS MORE WINNERS on the way!  Just listen for your signal on THE LEGEND, to call in and win your ticket to THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS IN PRIZES in SANTA’S BAG!winners

SANTA IS GOING TO NEED A MUCH LARGER BAG THIS CHRISTMAS!!

Santa is on the search for a NEW BAG….One big enough to hold that brand new 2019 POLARIS “OUTLAW” QUAD from NORTH BEND POWER SPORTS at 2136 Stanton across from Engles Furniture!  That just one of the fabulous prizes in THE LEGEND’S SANTA’S BAG CONTEST!  Keep your radio set on 105.9-THE LEGEND for more details and how you can win your exclusive invitation to FRONT STREET PROVISIONERS for the HOLIDAY EVENT OF THE YEAR!  Someone is going to win EVERYTHING INSIDE SANTA’S BAG…AND IT COULD BE YOU.  Keep watching this website and updates on COOSLIVING.COM for full details.  It all starts MONDAY on THE LEGEND!Santas bag photoquad shot

YOU ASKED FOR IT!!!!

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More details about SANTA’S BAG!  The holidays grandest party will be held December 22nd at FRONT STREET PROVISIONERS in Coos Bay.  The ONLY WAY TO ATTEND is with a ticket.  And the ONLY PLACE TO WIN A TICKET is 105.9-THE LEGEND!  Beginning Monday, we’ll begin to reveal the contents of SANTA’S BAG.  Someone at that grand party will WIN THE ENTIRE CONTENTS!!!!  More details soon…  Meantime, monitor this website and click on the COOS LIVING button for “INSIDE INFORMATION”.

SANTA’S NOT THE ONLY ONE WITH A BRAND NEW BAG…YOU COULD BE NEXT!

Take a look at the really cool designer back we’re giving away this “MORGAN” with Roger W.  It’s from HANDBAGS AND SOUVENIRS at 145 South Broadway in downtown Coos Bay.  It would make a cool Christmas gift for a friend…or something for YOURSELF!  Be listening for Roger to give you the “POP QUIZ OF THE DAY”…your signal to call in an win.  And, by the way…listen for more details today about our “SANTA’S BAG CONTEST AND PARTY”…coming up on December 22nd in Coos Bay at Front Street Provisioners.  More music, more fun, and MORE WINNERS on 105.9-THE LEGEND!565565010.jpg

NOTHIN’ “FROSTY” ABOUT THESE TWO!

When Ronnie Spector and the Ronettes first recorded “Frosty The Snowman”, Roger W. Morgan’s heart melted as did the hearts of young guys all over the world.  Little did he know they’d become close friends years later.  Christmas is now in the hearts of people worldwide and 105.9-THE LEGEND, is proud to share this beautiful season with our listeners.  On behalf of Roger W. Morgan and the LEGEND TEAM, MERRY CHRISTMAS!

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THE HOLIDAYS HAVE OFFICIALLY ARRIVED AT 105.9-THE LEGEND!

It’s official!  The holidays are HERE!  holiday sea105.9-THE LEGEND, wishes you and your family the best for Thanksgiving and the arrival of the holidays here on the Southern Oregon Coast.  Wherever you are, worldwide, thank you for making THE LEGEND the official radio leader for a 100-mile stretch of 101 on the Southern Oregon Coast.

THANK YOU, MCKAYS SUPERMARKETS, FOR HELPING 105.9 – THE LEGEND TO AWARD A BUNCH OF TURKEYS!

Our friends at McKay’s Supermarkets in Coos Bay and Empire helped us give away a  BUNCH of Thanksgiving turkeys this year.  The holidays are  here and there’s LOTS MORE WINNING ahead.  Keep your radio set on THE LEGEND for a holiday filled with surprises.McKays image

THE SADDEST CHRISTMAS TREE IN THE BAY AREA!

When we came into the studio this ‘Morgan’, we discovered that our Holiday Crew had started the decorating process for Christmas with a lone Christmas Tree.  But our lobby is so large and our tree is so small…and without lights…it may be the SADDEST CHRISTMAS TREE in the neighborhood!  But, we’re definitely ready for Thanksgiving with LOTS of turkeys to give away from THE LEGEND and our friends at McKAY’S SUPERMARKETS.  Just listen for the Turkey “gobble” and be ready to call us at (541) 808-9399.  5th caller each time is a winner.  One Turkey per family…and winning is EASY!

RODEO STEAK HOUSE & GRILL LASSOS THE LEGEND’S OUTSTANDING BUSINESS TRIBUTE!

20181109_154911When members of our Southern Coast business Community deliver outstanding service, we do our best to recognize them for their selfless contributions to the entire population of the Bay Area.  RODEO STEAK HOUSE AND GRILL shines bright in their gift of free prime rib meals to veterans this Sunday in honor of Veteran’s Day.  Our friends at Checkerberry’s Flowers and Gifts prepared a beautiful floral arrangement presented by THE LEGEND’S representative, Usiel. CHECKERBERRY’S AND 105.9-THE LEGEND, congratulate the entire RODEO STEAK HOUSE AND GRILL STAFF AND MANAGEMENT TEAM, and the folks at TWO RIVERS MEATS and SYSCO for honoring those who have proudly served our country.

THE LES SCHWAB TIRE TEAM TAKES THE HONORS FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICE!

Roger W. Morgan and LEGEND Sales Representative Shawn Bennett present the Coos Bay LES SCHWAB TIRE TEAM with a beautiful floral arrangement from CHECKERBERRY’S FLOWERS AND GIFTS along with the 105.9 LEGEND Certificate of Appreciation for Les Schwab’s LEGENDARY SERVICE to the Southern Oregon Coast and beyond. Congratulations to Les Schwab Tire Centers from CHECKERBERRYS FLOWERS AND GIFTS and from 105.9 – THE LEGEND!Tribute - Les Schwab CB

TONIGHT’S THE NIGHT!

SPOOKTACULAR…that’s what it is!  “MEDIA MONSTER MASH” happens THIS EVENING featuring members of local media…RADIO, TV, PRINT MEDIA.  We join forces to bring the Bay Area TRUNK OR TREAT…3 to 5pm directly across from Outdoor-In, Coos Bay.  Costume prizes, more than a mountain of candy treats, and fun for the entire family.  Join Roger W. Morgan and the LEGEND CREW for a HALLOWEEN TO REMEMBER!Halloween-2018.jpg

AN APOLOGY

An interview that was scheduled for 8am this morning didn’t happen.  We apologize and want you to know that we will always strive to bring you the genuine legends when we present recording artists on our programs.  The call with David Victor was requested by his agent in advance of a planned appearance here in Coos Bay.  When David didn’t call at the pre-arranged time, we simply moved on.  We later learned that David wasn’t the original lead singer of BOSTON, but joined the group well into their legendary career.  He was featured in their personal appearances but not on their recordings.  Our sincere apology.

SCOTT PARTNEY CONTRUCTION IS GOING TO THE DOGS…IN STYLE!

We discovered recently that Scott Partney Construction is all about a lot more than just major construction projects here in the Bay Area of the Southern Oregon Coast.  As the photo indicates…they LOVE dogs and all kinds of 4-legged friends! It’s that love of pets and their valuable support for organizations including the Coos County Animal Shelter that has earned Scott Partney Construction our OUTSTANDING BUSINESS AWARD from 105.9-THE LEGEND and CHECKERBERRY’S FLOWERS AND GIFTS.  Our own Roger W. Morgan presents the entire Sccott Partney team including their beautiful dogs, with the creative CHECKERBERRY’S floral arrangement and CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION.669_1540474626998

SO IT GOES COFFEEHOUSE HONORED AS A LEGENDARY SOUTHERN OREGON COAST BUSINESS!

Daneal Doerr and John Beane, owners of SO IT GOES COFFEEHOUSE in Coos Bay, receive their official certificate of appreciation along with a floral arrangement from THE LEGEND and CHECKERBERRY’S FLOWERS AND GIFTS for their outstanding contributions to the arts and to the betterment of all on the Southern Oregon Coast.  Congratulations to SO IT GOES COFFEEHOUSE.Tribute - So It Goes Coffeehouse

THE LEGEND CONTINUES ON HALLOWEEN NIGHT AT TRUNK OR TREAT!

If  you dare…step inside the ‘HAUNTED STUDIO’ of 105.9-THE LEGEND at Media Monster Night as THE LEGEND joins other local media partners between 3 and 5pm on Halloween evening in Coos Bay across from Outdoor-In.  We’ll have a few tricks of our own…and LOTS OF TREATS.  Wear your best costume and plan to HAVE A GREAT TIME!

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GET READY FOR A SPOOKTACULAR MEDIA MONSTER MASH FROM THE LEGEND AND OUR COOS BAY MEDIA PARTNERS

Would you dare step inside the HAUNTED MOBILE BROADCAST STUDIO?  Bring your best costume and get ready for TRUNK OR TREAT between 3 and 5pm on October 31st across from Outdoor-In, Coos Bay.  Treats for everyone and random prizes for the best costumes.  THE LEGEND will be there along with K-DOCK, BI COASTAL MEDIA, KCBY and THE WORLD NEWSPAPER.  It’s a presentation of Coos Bay Downtown Association and COOS BAY MEDIA!DSC03764 (1)halloween3110a

LOCKED OUT!!!

OK…a shameless appeal!  Roger W. Morgan was on his way to the studio this “Morgan” at 5:30 AM.  He stopped, as he does every morning, at Dutch Brothers Coffee on 7th Street in Coos Bay.  Realizing that the Remote Broadcast Studio Van he took to work today, was too tall to fit under the awning at Dutch Bros, Roger parked the van in the parking lot at McKay’s Market…walked over to the window and ordered his coffee.  Returning to the van, he discovered that the van door had locked behind him.  SO…there sits the Remote Studio, in the parking lot – motor running-lights on!  Roger’s on the air now, but the van purrs happily in the Dutch Bros. 7th street parking area.  Relying on the power of radio, Roger seeks a solution.  The obvious solution would be to call a locksmith…whose phone at 6am doesn’t ring the standard way…it goes, “Cha Ching”!

UMPQUA BANK NORTH BEND TAKES THE HONORS FOR OUTSTANDING BUSINESS!

Congratulations to the entire staff and management of Umpqua Bank in North Bend for winning our tribute to outstanding businesses on the Southern Oregon Coast.  Checkerberry’s Flowers and Gifts has joined forces with 105.9-THE LEGEND, to honor those businesses that go above and beyond in service to our communities on the Southern Oregon Coast.  THE LEGEND Sales Representative, Shawn Bennett, presents the beautiful floral arrangement from Checkerberry’s and the THE LEGEND certificate of appreciation for outstanding service to UMPQUA BANK.Umpqua Bank

FCR SHINES IN THE LEGEND SPOTLIGHT!

FCR is the premier provider of outsourced live agent call center and business process solutions.  105.9-THE LEGEND salutes the entire team at FCR.  With more than 60 clients and more than 1,600 Oregon colleagues, FCR contributes in a big way to the South Coast economy.  But, it’s for all that FCR does quietly behind the scenes to support local causes and events that has earned them the recognition as Outstanding Business Leader.  THE LGEND’S Usiel Morgan presents our certificate and a beautiful floral arrangement from CHECKERBERRY’S FLOWERS AND GIFTS to the employees of FCR in Coos Bay.trib7

WE LOVE VISITS FROM THE LEGENDS!

Over the years, Roger W. Morgan has been proud to work with some of the biggest names in LEGENDARY MUSIC.  “I’ve often been asked if I know “THE ARCHIES”.  I’m always quick to remind fans of SUGAR SUGAR, that THE ARCHIES are all really ONE GREAT GUY!” Back To The 60's Featuring Ron Dante

Ron Dante is Roger’s next morning guest on 105.9-THE LEGEND.  Listen for more details on the station that delivers fewer commercials and MORE LEGENDARY HITS than any other station on the Southern Oregon Coast.

WELCOME TO THE GREATEST FALL OF ALL!

Hey, it’s our PROMISE to you!!  We’ll deliver a cornucopia of LEGENDARY HITS and THE GREATEST FALL OF ALL.  Your part is easy.  Just set your radio on 105.9-THE LEGEND and HANG ON TIGHT!  Roger W., Bob Malik, and Shotgun Tom Kelly.  And if there’s a legendary song that  you never hear on THE LEGEND, call us at (541) 808-9399 and we’ll play it for ya’!  AND, if you EVER hear a song on THE LEGEND that you NEVER WANT TO HEAR AGAIN…Let us know.  We wanta’ play YOUR MUSIC.  Fall collage (1)

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT…

Hey gang, there are many reasons to love waking up early here on the Southern Oregon Coast.  First and foremost, I PROMISE legendary hits on your radio from 6am to 10am each weekday “Morgan”.  And maybe of even greater importance, if you wake up late, you could miss something as spectacular as our sunrise this “Morgan” here in Coos Bay, Oregon.  It’s FRIDAY…let’s celebrate LIFE at 105.9-THE LEGEND. – ROGER W. MORGANsunrise

COOS HEAD CO OP RECOGNIZED AS AN OUTSTANDING SOUTHERN OREGON COAST BUSINESS

Check the amazing floral arrangement created by one of the most creative groups of floral arrangers on the entire West Coast!  That arrangement is a micro-sample of the Coos Head Co op produce department as Ashley Audycki and Deb Krough accept the Distinguished business award from 105.9-THE LEGEND’S Usiel Morgan, Sales Representative Shawn Bennett and Roger W. Morgan.  Coos Head Co op provides a wide array of wholesome foods and products from local member-owners.  Congratulations, Coos Head Co op from Checkerberry’s and 105.9-THE LEGEND! Tribute - Coos Head Food Co-op

PONY VILLAGE MALL GETS THE HONOR!

Roger W. Morgan and 105.9-THE LEGEND Sales Representative Shawn Bennett, present PONY VILLAGE MALL Manager, Kelsey Mulkey, with our certificate of appreciation and a special “floral mall” from Checkerberry’s Flowers and Gifts.  For all the PONY VILLAGE MALL does for special groups and organizations and for people who appreciate the Mall opening its doors early for walkers, THE LEGEND is proud to honor PONY VILLAGE MALL with this special recognition.PONY MALL

THIS ONE’S FOR YOU!!!!

To all of our listeners who have called and left unbelievably positive messages…to those who have left positive messages on Facebook and with sites that review radio on the Southern Oregon Coast…THANK YOU!  ROGER W. MORGAN – BOB MALIK -and SHOTGUN TOM KELLY AND OUR ENTIRE CREW, appreciate the high marks you’re giving us on our LEGENDS FORMAT of MUCH MORE MUSIC and FAR FEWER COMMERCIALS!  Our promise to you…WE WILL NEVER BREAK OUR PROMISE OF MORE MUSIC AND FEWER COMMERCIALS.  You asked for it and we’re proud to deliver a NEW BRAND OF RADIO on the Southern Oregon Coast!

THANK YOU, BANDON!!!

We can’t begin to adequately express our most sincere appreciation for the remarkable way we were received at the Cranberry Festival over this past weekend in Bandon!  Being in the middle of one of the most energetic and alive towns in America for the Cranberry Festival Parade was truly an honor.  To the bands, the costumed people on spectacular parade floats, and the thousands who greeted us with thumbs up and cheers, and to the organizers of this remarkable event…we say, “Thank you!” and remind you that bandonwe want to come back every year!  

PROUD TO PARTNER WITH COOS LIVING!

105.9-THE LEGEND, is proud to partner with COOSLIVING.COM to bring you updated information on events in and around Coos Bay here on the southern Oregon Coast.  Don’t miss the Cranberry Festival in Bandon all weekend long, and watch for THE LEGEND in the big Cranberry Festival Parade on Saturday “Morgan”.  Remember to check back often with coosliving.com for updates on great things to see, eat, and do here on the Southern Oregon Coast!coos living

FOUR HAPPY PEOPLE-AND SEVEN DEVILS

Carmen Matthews and Annie Pollard, are joined by THE LEGEND’S Usiel and Roger W. Morgan…for a tribute to SEVEN DEVILS BREWING COMPANY’S outstanding contributions to our community!  In addition to combining their talents to create some of the most highly acclaimed beers ever introduced into the Pacific Northwest, Carmen and Annie have devoted their personal and corporate resources to supporting a variety of worthy causes on the Southern Oregon Coast.  105.9-THE LEGEND, is proud to award Carmen and Annie, and their SEVEN DEVILS BREWING COMPANY with our OUTSTANDING BUSINESS AWARD and a unique floral arrangement from Checkerberry’s Flowers and Gifts for SEVEN DEVILS legendary contributions to the Bay Area.  20180905_125911.jpg

THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME…ON THE SOUTHERN OREGON COAST!

To our friends near and those who hear us worldwide on the Worldwide Web…Please plan to visit the Southern Oregon Coast sometime soon.  Breathtaking vistas, sunsets over the Pacific that rival the most inspiring sights on the planet.  It’s just one of the reasons that we treasure our home and the 100-mile coverage of 105.9-THE LEGEND!  Come for a visit and share paradise with us!  Oregon coast

JOHN NEWSUM AND KEN WARE CHEVROLET HONORED FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE.

105.9-THE LEGEND, proudly honors John Newsum and the KEN WARE CHEVROLET TEAM for their outstanding contributions to youth in our Bay Area through their ongoing sports programs for students.  Training in Basketball and baseball skills encompass life lessons as well, in responsibility, and respect for fair play in all aspects of life.  THE LEGEND’S Sales Representative Shawn Bennett and Office Manager, Usiel Morgan present a certificate of appreciation and a beautiful CHECKERBERRYS floral arrangement to John Newsum and his entire KEN WARE TEAM!  Thanks, Ken Ware, for LEGENDARY SERVICE AND COMPASSION TO OUR COMMUNITY.20180828_131027

LEGENDARY RADIO JOINS LEGENDARY CORVETTES!

Come to Ken Ware Chevrolet in North Bend Saturday “Morgan” to join Roger W. Morgan and the LEGEND TEAM for a HUGE DISPLAY OF CORVETTES from all over the country.  It’s a one-time chance to see one of the largest gatherings of these legendary cars with a backdrop of LEGENDARY MUSIC from 105.9-THE LEGEND!  We’ll be there early before these cars hit the road so come early and bring your camera!corvettes

CHOOSE YOUR OWN ROW!

Roger W. Morgan has come to the conclusion that you can choose your path each day.  You can choose to be miserable or you can choose to cast  your fate to the wind and to be open for all possibilities.  He wants you to come along on this Thursday “Morgan”, and to choose the row YOU want to sit in.  –hope this picture encourages you to choose ROW 1! THE LEGEND!choose your row

ABOVE DENTAL IS IN THE SPOTLIGHT!

ABOVE DENTAL in North Bend receives this weeks OUTSTANDING BUSINESS AWARD from all of us at 105.9-THE LEGEND and Checkerberrys Flowers and Gifts.  ABOVE DENTAL has just completed their annual FREE DENTAL DAY in which they provide dental services to members of our community at no charge.  It’s this kind of service to the community that builds outstanding communities. That’s THE LEGEND’S own Usiel presenting the award and floral arrangement to the ABOVE DENTAL TEAM in North Bend.Above Dental tribute

CONGRATULATIONS SHOTGUN TOM KELLY!

Our own Shotgun Tom Kelly is on his way to SiriusXM 6!  And we’re proud to tell you that he will still be heard each weekday between 3 and 7pm right here on 105.9-THE LEGEND.  So, how does he do it?  Shotgun has always done his program on THE LEGEND from his home in Southern California.  Now, he adds an additional chore to his amazingly busy schedule and will debut his new show on SiriusXM Monday afternoon.

Here’s Shotgun Tom with his longtime pal, Stevie Wonder.  Bob Malik and Roger W. Morgan and the entire team at THE LEGEND are proud to continue to share our airwaves with longtime friend, SHOTGUN TOM KELLY and wish him the best as he adds one more assignment to his remarkable list of accomplishments.65A7F9CC-7E9C-4A73-9B58-EEA1234019B4Shotgun-Tom-Kelly-receives-a-star-on-the-Hollywood-Walk-of-Fame_1_1

GET OUTSIDE THIS WEEKEND!

Lots of sunshine in the weekend forecast and plenty of great things to do here on the Southern Oregon Coast.  ROGER W. MORGAN, BOB MALIK, SHOTGUN TOM KELLY and the ENTIRE CREW FROM 105.9-THE LEGEND, invite you to take us along wherever you go this weekend.  The Southern Oregon Coast’s biggest signal and NEVER MORE THAN 3 MINUTES of commercials in any break.  WALL TO WALL LEGENDARY MUSIC!SUNSHINE

JENNIE’S SHOES IS LEGENDARY!

Suzy Gibbs and her JENNIE’S SHOES team is giving back to our community in a very big way!  They’re turning mis-matched and single shoes into valuable funding for charitable causes in the Bay Area.  We’re proud to honor Suzy with our first LEGENDS AWARD for her contributions to the people of our community.  That’s our own Usiel, presenting Suzy with her certificate and a beautiful floral arrangement from CHECKERBERRIES FLOWERS AND GIFTS. You can learn more about Suzy’s valuable effort on 105.9-THE LEGEND!20180815_164446

LEGENDARY HITS-LEGENDARY CARS!

Don’t miss all the great events and sights at the Blackberry Festival in Coos Bay on August 25th and 26th.  105.9-THE LEGEND, is proud to be hangin’ out with the Pacific Coast Corvette Club at Ken Ware Chevrolet.  We’ll be playin’ legendary hits and showing off more Corvettes than you’re likely to find all together anywhere else!  Come by our luxury live Broadcast coach and say, “Hi”!

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ARE YOU LISTENING IN YOUR BUSINESS?

We’re beginning to hear 105.9-THE LEGEND, in more and more businesses up and down the Oregon Coast.  If your business is one that has its radio tuned to THE LEGEND, leave a message and let us know.  We’ll mention your business and salute your good taste in radio!  THE SWITCH IS ON!  Thanks for keeping your business radio set on THE LEGEND.  Let us know so we can share the news with THE WORLD!dog-listening-962x675

GRAB THAT HAWAIIAN FLOWER SHIRT, YOUR WAHINI, AND JOIN THE LUA AT FLAPPERS WINE BAR BENEFIT FOR THE COOS BAY K-9 UNIT FRIDAY!

Our own “BIG KAHUNA”, Roger W. Morgan, will eagerly direct you to the Rum Bar at Flappers Wine Bar this Friday, July 27th in downtown Coos Bay for the summer benefit for the Coos Bay Police K-9 Unit.  It’s a summer party not to be missed!Roger 2.jpgflapper luau.jpg

IT’S WHAT YOU TOLD US YOU LIKE MOST ABOUT 105.9-THE LEGEND!

LOTS MORE MUSIC…FAR FEWER COMMERCIALS.  We NEVER have more than 3 minutes of commercials and FAR FEWER COMMERCIAL BREAKS than any other radio station on the Southern Oregon Coast.  Thanks for you wonderful comments on our Facebook page at THE LEGEND 105.9 FM!

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