Rich Dickerson

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Rich Dickerson is a retired talk radio host for WZZR 94.3 FM in South Florida and presenter of the show The Love Doctors.[1] In 1975, while program director at WVTS,[2] Rich is attributed with inadvertently inciting fans of the band Kiss to start the official Kiss fan club, the Kiss Army.[3][4] By July 1975, WVTS had begun to play KISS records, often referring to the KISS Army. Some of the letters included threats to blow up the station.[5] Before long, listeners started calling the station asking how they could enlist.[4]

Dickerson worked with Starkey and Evans to provide advance promotion for a KISS concert at the new Hulman Civic-University Center in Terre Haute. He retired on December 16th, 2016, leaving an indelible mark on the show The Love Doctors and the people of South Florida.


  1. ^ Article About Love Doctors
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  3. ^ Seaver, Morley (2005). "Interview with Bill Starkey". MorleyView. Retrieved 2008-05-13. 
  4. ^ a b Gooch, Curt and Jeff Suhs. KISS Alive Forever: The Complete Touring History. Billboard Books, 2002. ISBN 0-8230-8322-5
  5. ^ Jarman, Jason (Spring 2005). "A KISS Army of One: The Birth of the Ultimate Rock 'N' Roll Club". iQ Magazine. Archived from the original on 2006-09-09. Retrieved 2006-11-20.