DJ HALL OF FAME

Legendary DJ's
2nd Generation 1975 - 1979

A

 

A.  J. Miller

Adrian Santos
Al Kent
Al Owen
Alan Dodd
Alan Grohkle
Aldo Marin
Andrew Deininger
Andy Panessa
Andy Peebles
Angelo Solar
Anita Sarko
Arnie Ward
Artie Jacobs

G

 

Gary Baxter

Gary Deane
Gary Larkin

Gene Arnold
Gene Leone
Gene Sotorius
George Burke
George Power

George Stone
Giant Gene Arnold
Gil Rodriquez
Gino Caporale
Glen Kalina
Glenn Rivera
Graham Canter
Graham Gold
Grandmaster Flash
Greg Edwards
Greg Gregory
Greg James
Greg Wilson
Guru
Guy Stevens

 

 

H

 

Harry Hart
Henry Knowles

Herbie James
Hippie Torales
Howard Merritt

Humberto Fleites

 

 

I

 

Ian Levine
Ian Sammy Samwell
Ivan "Doc" Rodriguez
Issy Sanchez

B

 

B. Hubert Charles

Biff Kennedy

Bill Hallquist

Bill Kelly

Bill Kennedy

Bill Owens

Billy Caroll

Billy Kennedy

Billy O

Billy Stinger

Billy Swan

Bobby Bushnach RIP

Bob Baker

Bob Jones

Bob Pantano

Bobbi Silver

Bobby Eckenwiler

Bobby G

Bobby Gordon

Brad LeBeau*

Bruce Forest

Buc Atlanta

Butch King

Butch Mull

C

 

Capt. Wendell

C. Sonny Mark Tabashnick

Capt. Mike Wilkinson

Carlos Layana

Carlos No Show Nodal

Cameron Paul

Carmen Nataro

Carmine Jannaco

Charlie Bailey

Charlie Bicci

Charlie Captain Disco Anzalone

Charlie CC Cimino

Chico Starr

Chris Brown

Chris Hill

Chuck Favata

Clem Dalton

Colin Curtis

Colin Hudd

Conrado Cardenas

Cosmo Wyatt

Craig Walker

J

 

Jack Witherby
Jack Wolfman Furtney
James Alexander
James Hamilton
James Rice
Jeff Dexter
Jeff Rice

Jay Mixin Dixon

Jack Fahey

Jay Gelfand

Jeff Yahney
Jeff Young
Jeffrey Zion Forman
Jerry Lembo
Jerry Miller
Jesse Saunders
Jim "Chopper" Cohn

Jimmy Cruz

Jimmie Elias

Jimmy Elis
Jimmie Fournier

Jim Maxwell
Jimmy Savile
Jody Rubin
Joe Causi

Joe Callari
Joe Claussel
Joe Giannini
Joe Jazz
Joe O'Brien
Joe Toto
Joey Batts
Joey Bonfiglio
Joey Marini
Joey Milano
Joey Negro

John Campbell
John Ceglia

Joe DiDonato

John Donato
John Ford
John Grant
John Hedges
John Morales
John Robinson
John Schlicht

John Terry
Johnny Ace Weinclaw
Johnny Burgos
Johnny George
Johnny Mac Dowell
Jon Berge
Jonathan Fearing

Joseph Colgero
Jorge Alvarado
Jose Bonilla
Jose Rodiquez
Junior Vasquez
Jussi K

Justin Strauss

K

 

Keith Perla
Ken Baker
Ken Carpenter
Ken Collier
Ken Jack the Cat Elliott
Ken Smith
Kenny Yorke
Kool Herc

 

 

L

 

Lance Wise

Larry Patterson

Leo Vela

Leroy Burgess

Leroy Washington

Les Cokell

Les Spaine

Lizz Kritzer

Lou DiVito

Louis Padeira

Louie Vega

S

 

Scott Blackwell
Scott Talarico
Sean French
Sergio Munzabai
Shep Pettibone
Sharon White
Shaun Buchanan
Simon Mark 
Slim Hyatt
Sony Joe White
Steve D. Ward
Steve Fabus
Steve Wey
Steven Mack
Steven Smith

Steven "The Saga" Perez

Steven Burke
Stewart Barkel
Sven Bernitt

D

Dale Malone

Dan Goss

Danae Jacovidis

Danny Cole

Danny Tenaglia

Danny Glass

Danny Rodriguez

David "JoeMama" Redpath

Dave Lach

David DePino

David Morales

David Pelligrino

David Steel

Dennis Wheeler

DJ Dimitrius

DJ Hans

DJ Johnny V Vicino

DJ Spooky

Dominick Lauriano

Don Bishop

Don Cannon

Don Mystic Mack

Don J. Scaturo

Don Rinaldo

Don Welch

Doug MacDuff

Doug Shannon

Dwayne Holt

E

 

Ed 'The Worm "Rothchild
Eddie B.
Eddie Cheeba
Eddie Cruz
Edward "Eddieo" Onessimo
Ernie Lombardi

Ernie Marconi
Eric Matthew

Eddie Serrano

F

 

Flowers
Francois K. Kevorkian

Frank Cerami
Frank Goodman
Frank Houlihan
Frank Loverde
Frankie Beauchamp

Fred Bement
Freddy Mendoza
Freddie Soto
Froggy

M

 

Manny Slali

Margaret Ann Ronayne

Mario Canal
Marilyn Rodgers
Mark Kamins
Mark Riley
Marty Blecman
Marty Dow
Mayboya
Michael "Dr. Love" Turitto
Michael Berry
Michael DeCero
Michael Frivoletti

Michael Gormley
Michael Graber
Michael Jorba
Michael Lewis
Michael Polvere
Michael Setlock

Michael T Brown
Michael Tobin
Michael Triner
Mike Arato
Mike Dailor
Mike Gormley
Mike Keeley
Mike Quinn
Mike Shaft
Mikey D'Merola
Miguel Mora
Mort Christensen

 

 

N

 

Nancy Rapchak
Nephie Centeno
Nick Martinelli

Nick Teti

O

 

Otis James

 

 

P

 

Paul Dougan
Paul Drake

Paul Egan
Paul Foxe
Paul Poulos
Paul Taylor
Patrick Labatte
Peter Calandra
Peter Chiavaro
Peter Duchin
Peter Reyes
Phil E. Dickerson
Phil LeBash
Phil Waterman

R

 

Ralphie Dee

Raul Rodriguez

Raul Soto

Raven Fox

Ray Ford

Ray Lenahan

Ray Yates

Reenie Kane

Richard McVay

Richard Vasquez

Rick Alonso

Rick Gianatos

Rick Richardson

Ricky D. Duncan

Ricky Ybarra

RJ Ron Josephs

Robbie Leslie

Robbie Tee

Robbie Tronco

Robert Easterday

Rocky Jones

Rocky Lavorata

Roger Eagle

Roger Sanchez

Ronald Nicky Nicholson

Ronnie Arena

Ronnie Matthews

Russ Homan

Russell Presto

Rusty Gardner

T

 

Tad Bonvie
Ted Currier
Terry Lennaine
Terry Noel
Terry Sherman
Timmy Regisford
Timothy Nowka
Tom Holland
Tom Johnson
Tom Lewis
Tony Carrasco

Tommy McCarthy
Tony Bruno

Tony Harris
Tony Magoo
Tony Spencer
Tony Vaughn
Troy Parrish


V

 

Valerie Luzi Sestito
Vincent Degiorgio
Vinnie Peruzzi
Vito Insinga
Viviano Almonte

 


W

 

William 'Billy' Lambo

 

 

Z

 

Zino Ama

LIGHTING ENGINEER/DESIGNER

Jimmy Del Femine

Marsha Stern

Jorge Vilardel - Flamingo, Ice Palace 57 NYC & Ice Palace Fire Island

Tom Kozalka - The (Cock) Ring NYC; Fire Island Pines Pavilion, FI Pines NY

Robert DeSilva - Studio 54, Paradise Garage, Palladium NYC

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Mark Ackerman - Starship Discovery & The Saint NYC; Emerald City, Cherry Hill NJ (Philadelphia); Cignal (private club) Baltimore

Chip Bullock - Paradise Garage NYC

Eric Erickson - The Underground NYC

Larry Shaw - New York, New York NYC; Ice Palace Fire Island

Cherry Grove, Fire Island, NY

Richard Tucker - 12 West & The Saint, NYC

Derek Vasquez - Paradise Garage & The Roxy, NYC

Chris Harms - lighting designer Ice Palace 57 NYC

Richard Sabala

NIGHT CLUB OWNERS

Barry Gutin

Pulsations PA

Denis Johnston

Cobra's NY

Ian Schrager

Studio 54 NY

John Castelli

Club Copa FL

Mark Hunter

Hunters  FL

Michael Brody

Paradise Garage NY

Patrick Volkert

Hunters FL

Steve Rubell

Studio 54 NY

NIGHT CLUB PROMOTERS

Betty Costanza

Diane Lusk

SOUND DESIGNERS

Alex Rosner

Richard Long

Barry Lederer

AUTHORS/HISTORIANS

Tim Lawrence

Love Saves The Day

Vince Aletti

The Disco Files 1973-78

Bill Brewster

The Record Players

Doug Shannon

Off The Record

MUSIC RETAILER

Jerry Warren

DJ HALL OF FAME

Official Members - 3rd Generation  of DJ's - 1980 - 1984

 

This is a tribute to the greatest DJ's  in the U.S.A. from the 1980's, the last decade that defined the innovators and creators who without any technology and gimmicks developed and transformed music in the world.

"They paved the way for today's DJ's."

 

Thank you for leading the way into this exciting musical art form.

A

Al Garcia
Anji Stone
Anthony Mannino

Avy Gonzalez

B

Bob Rosenberg

Bobby Gordon

Bobby Morales

C

 

Carlos Menendez

ChinoThree Jusoong

D


Dave Rodriguez
David Laboy
Davison Ospina
Dennis Citizen Kane
DJ Spina
Duce Martinez

F

 

Father Chris

Felix Chinea
Fred Maldonado

G

George Svrcek​

Greg Womack

H

 

Harry Soto

Hector Romero

J

 

J.I. Star
Joey Llanos

K

 

Kenny Dope

L

 

Larry Lumford
Lou Capurso
Lou Gorbea

M

 

Manrique Alonso

Michael Brown

Mike Maurro

Mike McKnight

N

 

Nino Torre

O

 

Octavio Machado

P

 

Paul Punzone

Q

 

Quentin Harris

R

 

Ray Vazquez

Robert Lippolis

S


Susan Morabito

T

 

Terry Hunter

Thomas Peace Spann

Todd Terry

Tom Parisi

Tommy Cerino

Tony Laporte

V

 

Victor Rosado

The L.O.V. organization is proud to present the "Golden Circle".

 

The Legends of Vinyl Golden Circle Award was created to acknowledge those outstanding professionals who have enhanced our industry and have helped our organization in our endeavors .

We are grateful for their support.

Kenneth R. Schaffer, Jr
Radio Personality

On-Air radio host, and networking/sales account executive for five Atlantic Broadcasting Radio Stations, including WMGM, 103.7FM The Shark, WTKU, Kool 98.3 FM, WJSE 102.7 FM, WOND 1400 AM and

 WBSS, 1490 AM, La Fiesta

Michael J Taylor - DJ MXM

Executive Producer

On-Air Personality

104.9 The Surf (Evenings 6pm-12am)

Easy FM 106.5/99.1 (Afternoons Noon-6pm)

Apex Media Corporation

The LOWCOUNTRY'S EXCLUSIVE LOCAL RADIO GROUP

WVSC-FM SC 103 - We Play Everything

WLHH-FM 104.9 The Surf

EASY FM 106.5, 99.1, 103.1-HD2

Robert DelFemine
DEL music lover, writer, producer & dj DEL
James Cruz aka Jimmy C. - DJ/MC
Owner-operator at Self-Employed and works at Music Production at SiriusXM Studio 54 Radio and DJ & MC at Music industry
Gary Baxter - Lecturer at CUNY

Studied Masters Communication Arts at New York Institute of Technology

Past: CUNY City Tech and Kingsborough Community College of the City University of New York

Michelle Amico Licata

Owner at Dance Now EventsOwner at Events by Michelle Licata and Owner at MlicataEntertainment

Past: Hampton Tan and My Humble Abode

Bobby Goodrich
C.E.O. at classicevents.us
Lisa Pacino
Under The Duvet Productions
Studied at Germain School of Photography, St. John's University, SVA
Christopher Robinson
Aka "Father Chris”

Owner Operator at Deep house mafia

Past: DP Productions and GROOVPRODUCTIONS

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