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A Profile of Radio Personality Fred Imus

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Fred Imus, Radio Personality

Fred Imus, Radio Personality

Photo: SIRIUS XM Radio
Personal: Fred was the brother of radio talk show host, Don Imus. He was born 1942 in California and died on August 6, 2011 in Tucson, Arizona.

Radio: Fred Imus was an on-air host at country music stations in Cleveland, OH, Cheyenne, WY and El Paso, TX, among others.

He joined SIRIUS Satellite Radio in April, 2006 and hosted a weekly country music program called, Fred’s Trailer Park Bash. The show was broadcast each Saturday from 6 am to 10 am ET on SIRIUS’ Outlaw Country channel 63.

Imus broadcasted his show from his trailer in Tucson, Arizona. He also continued to appear as a regular guest on his brother Don Imus’ syndicated radio program Imus in the Morning.

Claim to Fame: While with Southern Pacific, he met fellow brakeman Phil Sweet, and in 1976 the two wrote the No. 1 country hit for Jim Ed Brown and Helen Cornelius, "I Don’t Want to Have to Marry You" which was also voted "Song of the Year" by Music City News in 1977.

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