\\Bob Hamilton is a 60 plus year veteran of the radio, music, television and online industry....disc jockey, program director, industry magazine producer and writer of five books about and for the radio/music industry. He is also a pioneer in online publishing, creating New Radio Star, an online network for the radio music industry in 1982 that continues to exist today. He was host of Fast Forward for two years, a weekly show with major recording artist guests in the early years of MTV, but also seen around the world. He is an audio and video producer, a former Billboard magazine radio producer of the year. He worked with many major recording artists and record companies, producing life stories to accompany World Premieres of releases for artists like Abba, David Bowie, Heart, Kenny Loggins, George Strait, Hall and Oates, Jefferson Starship, Paul Anka and many others. He has stayed on the forefront of new technology and multi-media, creating the life story of the group Heart on CD-Rom in the 1990's. Most recently his dedication has been to video, especially documentary. Recently, he created the 8 hour documentary, RVing the Bay Area (about the San Francisco bay area), and is now producing the New Radio Star Youtube channel about the California coast and exceptional creativity. At their invitation, his entire collection of work has its own place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library in Cleveland, Ohio.. After growing up in Oklahoma he spent many years in New York City and Los Angeles, but, moved to Carmel By the Sea in 1977, where he has most of the last 40 years. Over those years, he took many friends and family members who came to visit, on a tour of his beloved Carmel and dreamed of the day he could do so electronically. It was a dream come true when Voicemap came along. He is honored to get to show you, not only Carmel, but, Monterey and now Pacific Grove,. the other wonderful place on the Monterey Peninsula .You can contact Bob by email at [email protected] or see more on his website, MyMontereyPeninsula.com.
Pamela Hamilton, Bob’s wife and partner for over 40 years, took a more active role on this production of the Pacific Grove driving tour. Pamela grew up in Minnesota and spent
Years at KDWb, in Minneapolis. She jointed Bob in New York, then moved to LA and then
To Carmel in 1987. She has been part of New Radio Star for over 40 years also. Pamela
Has done all of the driving and helped with the writing of all three VoiceMap tours on the
Monterey Peninsula. She is also an exceptional still photographer, and, she took most of the photos you see as part of the tour.
This work is dedicated to the memory of our beloved daughter, Miss Elizabeth Hope Hamilton. Miss Bech died in Pacific Grove, just after turning 30 years old. She suffered from daily pain from a long illness, but, was still known for her beautiful smile and love of singing. We love you and miss you so much , but, know you are pain free and joyous today.