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WMKV/WLHS Remembers Local Musician Earl Clark

We are sorrowed to inform you of the passing of musician Earl Clark. Earl was a compendium of Cincinnati and national music history. His most recent interview aired late in 2017 and drew so many wonderful comments from listeners. Earl was a world traveler and a wonderful saxophone and reed player, who was always willing to share his stories of the road and his playing at long-time Cincinnati institutions such as The Gaiety, Cat and the Fiddle, and Beverly Hills. He even co-authored with Allen Singer a pictorial history of Beverly Hills.
Earl was an avid rail fan and prided himself to be among the last to ride Cincinnati’s streetcar in 1951,
and among the first for the new streetcar more than six decades later. Earl Clark was just in our studios a few months ago sharing his joy of life and his story of exploration, and carried that glint in his eye to the last. Among his last words on WMKV/WLHS: “I thank God every night that he put me on the trajectory that he did. It’s nice to have had the wonderful life that I’ve had.” We were proud to have featured Earl’s stories on our Larry and Carol Fobiano Music Series. We’re all better for having met him in person, or on the radio. We will miss you Earl Clark. (photo from Trolleyville Times).

WMKV/WLHS will be re-airing both Earl Clark Shows this weekend - Saturday, January 13th at 2 PM (Show #1) and Sunday, January 14th at 2 PM (Show #2).

Arrangements: Visitation will be held Tuesday, January 16, 2018 from 10 AM to 12 PM with the service to follow at noon in Brater-Winter Funeral Home, 138 Monitor Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45233. Burial will proceede the funeral service at Mother of God Cemetery in Latonia, Kentucky.