Dave FM’s program director Scott Jameson had a wacky idea after former 99X morning host Leslie Fram was inducted into the Georgia Radio Hall of Fame on Saturday: how about getting his current host Jimmy Baron back together with Fram and Steve Barnes? The trio were the heart and soul of the most successful rock morning show in Atlanta in the 1990s called the Morning X at 99X.
Well, the reunion just happened this morning for a few minutes – albeit Leslie and Steve were on the phone.
For those of you who were fans, it was probably very amusing. For folks who are newer to Atlanta and knew nothing about the Morning X, it was more like going to a high school reunion for a high school you’ve never been to.
Anyway, I listened to the show for much of its run back on 99X from 1993 to 2004 and it clicked — until it didn’t. “It didn’t end well,” Baron noted. “It was ugly, There were lawsuits.” [In 2006, after Barnes had a film out called