Doc West has been rockin’ the Fort Wayne airwaves on WXKE for the past 42 years with no signs of slowing down. Pat Hoffmann and photojournalist Ross Kinsey sat in on a show to give you a feel for the man behind the mic and to show how his passion for Rock & Roll drives him. Scroll down for extra photos and clips with Doc including some rare footage from 1987.

Disco? Crackdown on rock concerts?? Doc West talks about the move to Fort Wayne from Columbus, Ohio in 1979.

Doc West talks about the emotions of taking 50 trips with listeners to Jamaica and Mexico.

Doc West says classic rock is stronger than ever.

Bonus video of Doc West with Pat Sullivan at WXKE Studios in 1987.

Doc West says being a Deejay is not about the voice.

Doc West “Retire from what?”