Sonny Melendrez

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Sonny Melendrez
Born 1946
San Antonio, Texas
Occupation Keynote Speaker
Years active 1970's -

Sonny Melendrez (born 1946) is an American radio personality.

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Melendrez was born in 1946, in San Antonio, Texas.

Twice named Billboard Magazine's "Radio Personality of the Year", he is included in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as one of the Top 100 Radio Personalities of All Time.[citation needed] In 2004 he was inducted into the Texas Radio Hall of Fame.

In the 1970s, he guest hosted American Top 40 on several occasions. He hosted the children's series You and Me Kid, on the Disney Channel in 1983-84.

In 1997, the City of San Antonio named the Melendrez Community Center located on the city's West Side in his honor for his support of Parks and Recreation youth programs.[1]

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