Bob Coburn, Host of L.A. Radio Program ‘Rockline,’ Dies at 68

Bob Coburn

Los Angeles radio personality and host of the nationally syndicated show Rockline Bob Coburn has died. He was 68.

His radio home since 1980, Los Angeles station KLOS 95.5, announced Coburn’s death on its website. The station said he died Saturday of lung cancer after being diagnosed earlier this year.

Coburn was well known to rock stars and music fans as host of the weekly Rockline show, which ran from 1981 to 2014. He interviewed such superstars as Keith Richards, Robert Plant and Paul McCartney on the program, where listeners could call in with questions.

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