Casey Kasem


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Genres: Comedy/Spoken Word, Soundtracks

Kemal Amin Kasem was born on April 27, 1932 in Detroit, MI to a Lebanese grocer father and a Lebanese-American mother. As a young man, he dreamed of playing professional baseball while attending Northwestern High School in the Motor City, but instead discovered his true calling after joining the school's radio club and delivering their sportscast. Kasem was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1952 and deployed to Korea, where he worked as an announcer and disc jockey on the Armed Forces Radio Korea Network. His shows included a teaser and biography about the artist or band he was about to play on air, an idea he came up with while DJ-ing in Oakland, CA. Kasem reportedly found a magazine titled Who... Continue Bio >>


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