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R. Gary Patterson

Biography:

R. Gary Patterson is a native Tennessean with a passion for rock and roll. As a published author, Patterson's works portray many fascinating events that helped shape musical history from Robert Johnson through current groups making a place for themselves among rock and roll's standing legends. Gary is the author of "The Walrus Was Paul" and "Hellhounds on Their Trail". Today he is developing other ideas for several new television series dealing with fascinating events in the ongoing history of rock and roll. Gary also gives lectures on college campuses concerning myths and little-known legends of popular music.

Past Shows:

Reptilians & Other Mysteries

UFO researcher known as the "Crypto Hunter," John Rhodes, discussed reptilian humanoids along with such topics as enhanced perception, the Mayan calendar, and Earth changes. First hour guest, Walter Parazaider, founding member and saxophone player for the rock group Chicago, talked about the band's long-running success, the heyday of the rock scene, and various music personalities. ... More »

Host: George Noory

Spiritual States & the Brain

World-renowned neurologist Dr. Kevin Nelson discussed his thirty years of cutting-edge research in the field of near-death experience (NDE), and how spirituality is experienced in the brain. First hour guest, rock historian R. Gary Patterson talked about some of the changes in the music industry. ... More »

Host: George Noory

Ancient Cycles

Appearing during the second hour, theoretical archaeo-astronomer Walter Cruttenden addressed how our solar system may be tied to another star which has influenced the rise and fall of civilizations. Author/lecturer Joseph Selbie joined the show in the latter half, for a discussion about the "Cycle of the Yugas," an ancient timeline. On the 34th anniversary of Elvis Presley's death, first hour guests, authors Patrick Lacy and R. Gary Patterson talked about the singer's legacy. ... More »

Host: George Noory

Truth About Fluoride

Paul Connett, Executive Director of the Fluoride Action Network, joined Ian to discuss the truth about fluoride and how this toxic chemical has no real health benefits whatsoever. In the first hour, journalist Aaron Sagers gave an update from Comic-Con, and author R. Gary Patterson commented on the death of Amy Winehouse. ... More »

Host: Ian Punnett

Conspiracies & Security

Appearing during the middle two hours, best selling author of nine political thrillers, Brad Thor discussed government cover-ups and conspiracies, as well as security and terrorism issues. With the advent of The Beatles finally releasing their music on iTunes, first hour guest, author R. Gary Patterson talked about the impact of digital technology on music. ... More »

Host: George Noory

Marian Apparitions

Paranormal researcher specializing in Catholic Mysticism, Kevin Cook discussed various sightings and appearances of the Virgin Mary. First hour guest, historian R. Gary Patterson talked about rock star deaths, superstitions, and occult connections. ... More »

Host: George Noory

The Lennon Prophecy

Rock historian R. Gary Patterson joined author Joseph Niezgoda to discuss hidden symbols in the Beatles and John Lennon's recordings and album artwork. Niezgoda presented his thesis that Lennon had made a "pact" with the devil and sold his soul in order to achieve his fame and and success. First hour guest, radio host Alex Jones offered commentary on the Copenhagen Climate Conference. ... More »

Host: George Noory

Economy Collapse

Editor and publisher of International Forecaster, Bob Chapman, discussed the economic crisis, how brokerage firms such as Goldman Sachs played a part in fueling the collapse, and where he sees the economy heading into the future. During the first hour, author R. Gary Patterson reacted to the stories emerging in the wake of Michael Jackson's death. ... More »

Host: Ian Punnett

Mysterious Lights & Ark of the Covenant

In the latter half of the show, investigative reporter Linda Moulton Howe discussed mysterious lights & unidentified aerial objects, bat die-offs in North America, and recent crop circles. In the first hour, author R. Gary Patterson discussed the surprising death of Michael Jackson. 2nd hour guest, Professor Tudor Parfitt reacted to a report that the lost Ark of the Covenant had been found in Ethiopia and was going to be revealed in Rome. ... More »

Host: George Noory

Secret Door VIII

Three surprise guests made their way through the "Secret Door" to talk with George Noory: R. Gary Patterson who touched on a number of mysteries in the rock 'n' roll world, practicing witch Fiona Horne, and Dr. Roger Leir, who shared an update on his work with alien implants. First hour guest, trends analyst Gerald Celente commented on the economy. ... More »

Host: George Noory

The Day the Music Died

The first half of the program featured author R. Gary Patterson, along with three special guests, who talked about American rock and roll legends Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson, and the tragic 1959 accident that claimed their lives. During Open Lines, George offered a special hotline for truckers. ... More »

Host: George Noory

Elvis: In Life & Death

On what would've been Elvis Presley's 74th birthday, author R. Gary Patterson was joined by two Elvis experts, Patrick Lacy (2nd hour) and Cory Cooper (3rd hour) for a conversation about everything Elvis. First hour guest, financial advisor Catherine Austin Fitts offered analysis on Obama's stimulus package. ... More »

Host: George Noory

High Strangeness, Thunderbirds, & Tunguska

Investigative reporter Linda Moulton Howe shared cases of high strangeness. In her first report, she detailed the Oct. 4, 2008 encounter of two hunters in Elk County, Pennsylvania who saw mysterious lights and a lime green, glowing humanoid floating across a field behind one of the odd lights. She interviewed UFO/cryptozoology researcher Stan Gordon, who spoke with the hunters. More here.Linda's second report also concerned Pennsylvania-- she looked at increasing "Thunderbird," or Pterodactyl-like sightings in the state, some as recent as May 2008. Again, Stan Gordon, who is based in PA, shared his research, describing one witness account in which a huge bird that stood 4-feet tall and had an estimated 21 feet wingspan was seen up close. See Linda's full report.In a conversation with Dr. Leo Sprinkle, Linda revisited an unusual alien abduction case that took place in Cimarron, New Mexico, in May 1980. A mother and son said they saw a cow rising in a beam of light into a la ... More »

Host: George Noory

Fatima Secrets

Catholic priest, Fr. Nicholas Gruner of the Fatima Center discussed his research into the Third Secret of Fatima. He declared the alleged visitation by the Virgin Mary in 1917, and her message imparted to three young children, to be "the definitive revelation of our time." Based on his research, he said that it is a misperception that the Virgin Mary bestowed three separate secrets. Instead, he claimed that the message is a sequential series of events with the infamous "third secret" being the conclusion. Detailing new information which suggests that the "official release" of the third secret by the Vatican in 2000 was actually incomplete, Gruner revealed that when Sister Lucia wrote down that portion of the prophecy, she divided it into two parts. "One is the words of 'Our Lady' and one is the vision," he said. According to him, the Catholic Church only released the description of the vision and not the words spoken by Mary. Gruner talked at length about the suspici ... More »

Host: George Noory

The Doors & Jim Morrison

Starting in the first hour, author R. Gary Patterson was joined by guitarist Robby Krieger and keyboardist Ray Manzarek, both from the legendary Doors. ... More »

Host: George Noory

John Lennon & Rock and Roll Stories

Bill Harry, the founder of Mersey Beat magazine and one of John Lennon's best friends, joined author R. Gary Patterson to discuss Lennon, reports that he is composing songs in the afterlife and channeling them through psychics, as well as mystical occurrences associated with The Beatles and other Rock and Roll stories. ... More »

Host: Ian Punnett

Caller Confessions

During Open Lines George offered a special 'confessions' line for those who wanted to anonymously confess to something. ... More »

Host: George Noory

Bigfoot Vocalizations

In the second hour, Todd Standing discussed his documentation of Bigfoot and efforts to make these creatures a protected species in Canada. ... More »

Host: Ian Punnett

'Otherkin' Calls & More

Filling in for George, Ian Punnett hosted a night of Open Lines with a special topic line for 'Otherkins' -- people who believe they have non-human souls. ... More »

Host: Ian Punnett

Creepy Calls

During Open Lines, George offered a special hotline for callers who wanted to share their disturbing encounters with 'creepy people.' ... More »

Host: George Noory

Replay: Travis Walton

In this rebroadcast from 5/31/05, Travis Walton recounts his personal experiences of one of the most documented UFO sightings and abduction cases.First hour guest R. Gary Patterson talked about the claim that Jim Morrison is still alive. ... More »

Host: George Noory

Oscar, UFO Phil & More

Frequent caller and self-proclaimed demon, Oscar returned to the show to inform George that Elvis Presley is not dead. According to the Son of Satan, Elvis is currently in the Midwestern United States under witness protection. Oscar said Elvis will be his next possession victim. Keith from Lake City, Florida shared a story about his friend, who claims as a young boy to have seen a dark figure standing in his bedroom doorway. Keith said his friend watched in horror as the figure sat on the edge of his bed, then got up, walked downstairs and left the house.Several callers commented on the recent UAE port controversy, as well as the 'Devil Channeller' audio clip that George played during the show (see below). UFO Phil phoned in to say that he recognized the Devil Channeller's voice. According to Phil, the channeller sounded strikingly familiar to a voice he was able to record on Mars using a special transceiver. ... More »

Host: George Noory

John Lennon Mysteries

Author R. Gary Patterson returned for a discussion on the life and death of John Lennon and mysteries concerning the Dakota where he lived. He also touched on rock 'n' roll myths, legends and conspiracies. ... More »

Host: George Noory

UFOs in the 50s

Author Colin Bennett appeared during the middle two hours, talking about intrigue and disinformation surrounding UFO sightings from the 1950s. Ufology especially interests him because it incorporates a wide range of topics-- science, metaphysics, the military-industrial complex, technology and culture. ... More »

Host: George Noory

The Travis Walton Case

Travis Walton recounted his experiences that took place in 1975, which became one of the best documented cases of a UFO sighting and alien abduction. With a group of loggers in the mountains of northeastern Arizona, they happened upon a glowing disc-shaped object. The craft emitted a mechanical cyclic sound, a high pitched noise and a low rumble you could feel, he detailed. ... More »

Host: George Noory

Numbers & You

Welcoming in 2005, the 'Numbers Lady,' Glynis McCants, returned to the show. A professional numerologist, she uses a system based on the "vibrations" or energy associated with the numbers 1-9, to analyze people, places and events. 2005 is a "7" (2+0+0+5 = 7) and this number is related to water which correlates with all the storms that we've been having, she said. The new year will also be about "spiritual warfare," she continued, with people asking 'what kind of difference can I make?' ... More »

Host: George Noory

Rock 'n' Roll Curses & Legends

Author R. Gary Patterson shared coincidences, curses and urban legends surrounding the deaths or ill fates of various rock musicians. He listed a number of deaths that were connected to what he called the "Buddy Holly Curse." For instance, Eddie Cochran had a premonition of his death and died shortly after recording a Holly song and Bobby Fuller was mysteriously murdered after getting a hit song from the Crickets (Holly's band). ... More »

Host: George Noory

Paul McCartney: Dead or Alive?

R. Gary Patterson discussed what he considers to be an "urban legend," the oft repeated story that Paul McCartney died back in 1966 in a car accident. ... More »

Host: George Noory

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