When it comes to rock radio in NYC and arguably the country, the most iconic name around is DJ Carol Miller.  For 40 years, she has lived, breathed, and spun rock and roll for millions in NYC, currently heard on Clear Channel’s Q104.3 in New York City, Sirius/XM satellite radio, and nationwide through United Stations, and now shares her stories in her new book “Up All Night: My Life And Times In Rock Radio”.  From an affair with Steven Tyler, to broadcasting live from concerts that people can only dream of, Carol has lived a true Rock and Roll life.  Here’s a great summary:

“The all-American chronicle of radio legend Carol Miller, from her rise to success in a male dominated world, to the rockstars she’s know along the way, to, for the first time, the private story of her quietly waged battle with a deadly disease.

As one of the nation’s top radio DJs, Carol Miller introduced the music of Bruce Springsteen to the New York airwaves, was on a first-name basis with Sir Paul McCartney, dated Steven Tyler, and has been recognized by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Her on-air approach and singular voice have infl uenced the sound of rock radio for more than four decades, and her satellite and syndicated Get the Led Out programs are heard nationwide.

In Up All Night, Carol spins the entertaining, moving, and revealing story of her life and times in rock radio and beyond. A nice Jewish girl from Queens, Carol was supposed to be a doctor or, at the very least, a lawyer. But hearing a doo-wop trio in the alley under her window changed the direction of her life forever: she fell in love with popular music.

As the tumult and excitement of the sixties rocked colleges across America, Carol—a biology major at the University of Pennsylvania—became an underground rock DJ at the campus radio station. Radio jobs in Philadelphia and New York City quickly followed, and Carol rose to the top of the profession. But even as she enjoyed a professional and personal life imbued with rock and roll glamour, Carol harbored guilt, disappointment, and alienation, believing she’d failed her traditional, intellectual Jewish parents and often feeling like an outsider in the very culture she had helped to create. The specter of an unnamed illness that had claimed many of her relatives’ lives hung over hers as well, and she too would face a monumental challenge when diagnosed with breast and uterine cancer. Told in the distinctive voice that has charmed millions of listeners for decades, Up All Night is a frank, funny, and inspiring memoir. Offering snapshots of the rarefied world of pop music and the shifting social history of our times, it is as much a cultural chronicle as it is one woman’s candid and moving story.”

Here “The King Of Kamelot” sits down with the rock radio icon in NYC to talk to her about 4 decades living the music, her new book “Up All Night”, her dating experience with Steven Tyler,meeting Paul and Linda McCartney the changes in music over her career, battling cancer, and sooo much more!  Carol is an absolute sweetheart, and it does not get anymore Rock and Roll then her!