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Many artists have been impacted by Tom Joyner but not all of them had the opportunity to grow up listening to the radio icon. Gospel superstar Kirk Franklin is one of the lucky ones.

Growing up in the Dallas area, Franklin listened to Joyner during his “Fly Jock” days. That’s when Joyner was flying from Dallas to Chicago every day to put on two radio shows.

Franklin and Joyner’s relationship went on to become full circle because not only did Joyner eventually play Kirk’s music on his nationally syndicated radio show but the two formed a real friendship off of the airwaves.

Watch the video above to hear more about their friendship and send your message to Tom in the comments below.

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One thought on “Kirk Franklin Talks About His Friendship with Tom Joyner: Fly Jock Farewell [Video]

  1. Ebony on said:

    I ish you the best Tom Joyner. Although we know all things must end; It is hard to say good bye to people we know, love, and who are are familiar. You have given so much of your life and time, i never realized just how much. Thanks can never be enough.so i will say It is a blessing to know you say good bye in good health and good spirit.
    May the blessings of our Great Creator continue to be a light in your life, so you may continue to serve as a beacon in the lives and careers of others….and enjoy life.

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