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Throughout his Broadcast and Production career, Michael has been awarded 7 Clio Awards, a Belding, and the first Peabody Award ever given to a radio station, as well as 28 Gold and Platinum records.

Since 1990, he has earned 10 Gold Medals from the prestigious Promax  and New York International Radio Festivals, including the 1994 “Best of Show” Grand Award over 1,380 entries from 29 nations.

In 1997, Michael and production partner, Groove Addicts, were  presented with a Gold Medal at the Promax Awards  and  a World Medal at the New York International Radio Festivals for their sound design for the BBC’s Radio One Network, London.

In 1998, the team was awarded another Promax Gold for “Jingle Package of the Year” for Smooth Jazz WVMV, Detroit V 98.7.

1999 made it 3 in a row, earning the duo another Promax  “Jingle Package of the Year” for Smooth Jazz KTWV Los Angeles The Wave.

His national voice-over work has included McDonalds, Shell Oil, Goodyear, NBC, the Playboy Channel, the Disney Channel, Warner Brothers Records and more.

Production clients include: ABC, BBC, CBS, NBC, UPN, Fox TV, Disney, the Family Channel, TV One (Belgium), Rick Dees, American Top 40, American Country Countdown, Warner Brothers Records, Zebra Records, Esquire, Magazine, Mad Magazine, plus major music producers Groove Addicts, Who Did That Music?, Music Inc., Lubinsky/Romeo Music and many more.

Early in his career, Michael traveled the airwaves from Houston to Honolulu eventually settling at soft rock pioneer KNX FM Los Angeles in 1976, where he served as Air Personality, Music Director and ultimately, Program Director.

 

Leaving the station in 1983, he fulfilled a lifelong dream of building and operating his own recording studio, creating both music and commercial production.

In 1985, Michael was asked to develop a broadcast division for HLC/Killer Music, a respected music production company best known for their work with Levis 501 Blues, Gatorade and Wheaties. The HLC/Killer Music Broadcast Division soon earned a reputation as one of the country's premier broadcast jingle outlets.

Within 4 years, Michael became  VP/GM  and Producer for the most ambitious project in HLC’s history, Killer Tracks, a 40 CD Production Music Library. A success, the library continues to serve as a favorite means of source music worldwide.

94.7 KTWV - The WaveIn 1990, Michael joined the original innovators of Smooth Jazz, KTWV Los Angeles The Wave, heading up their creative/production department. Over the past few years, he has created a number of syndicated and custom Smooth Jazz jingle packages, featuring major artists of the genre.

In addition to his Smooth Jazz work, news station KFWB Los Angeles has used Sheehy-produced bumpers, themes, and jingles for the past 15 years.

While at The Wave, Michael also produced and hosted the televised country music video show “America’s New Country”, which aired in over 100 markets from 1991 - 1994. Additionally, his Western and Western Swing compilations are featured at the Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Museum.

Throughout the course of his career, Michael has been a guest speaker at many colleges including UCLA, USC, Pepperdine,  LoyolaCalifornia State Universities at Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Sacramento, the Academy of Radio Broadcasting and a good number of Sushi bars.

CD Compilations

Holiday Music

Cool Yule
Volumes 1 - 14
Holiday Party Music
and then some

Tis the Season
Volumes 1 - 6
Quasi-Classical & New Age
Ambience Music

Christofori Christmas
Volumes 1 & 2
All Piano Holiday Favorites

A Cole Family Christmas
The Best of Both Worlds
Nat & Natalie Combined

Swingle Bells
Volumes 1 & 2
40’s Swinging
Big Band Christmas

Nifty 50’s Christmas
Volumes 1 & 2
Nat, Bing, Johnny Mercer
& More

Cozy Crooner Christmas Classics
Volumes 1 & 2
Mellow Crooning
from the 50’s & 60’s

Bingle Bells
Volumes 1 & 2
All Bing Crosby

Rootin’ Tootin’ Christmas
Volumes 1 & 2
Vintage Western & Country
Holiday Fare

Rootin’ Tootin‘ Christmas Too!
Volumes 1 & 2
Vintage & Contemporary
Western & Country

Yulesville
Volumes 1 & 2
Space Age Meets Lounge Lizard
Meets Pop Pap

Have a Pleasant Christmas
Volumes 1 & 2
Silky Smooth Holiday Music...
Dim the lights please!

Twisted Twissmas
Fun Weird Holiday
Stuff

Western & Country

Under Western Skies
Volumes 1 - 12
Vintage Western
(1930-1960)

Swing Stomp & Boogie
Volumes  1 - 8
Vintage Western
Swing & Country
(1930-1960)

Hillbilly, Honky Tonk & Hoo Nose
Volumes 1 & 2

Hillbilly High Rollers

Gimme That Old Time Religion
Vintage Western
& Country Gospel

Ten Gallon Tunewranglin’!
Volumes  1 - 4
Western & Western Swing
(1960 - Present)

Saddle Pal Serenade
Volumes 1 & 2

60 Years of Roy Rogers

Songbird Serenade
The Best of Dale Evans

Winky Eyed Hits
Eclectics and Hits from Roy, Dale
and the Sons of the Pioneers

Country
Volumes 1 - 4
1996 Contemporary Country
Radio Prototype

Tricky Pickers
And Other Mother Pluckin’ Plunkers
Volumes 1 & 2
Chet Atkins, Joe Maphis,
Hank Garland & Other
Vintage Guitar Masters

Mixed Bag Collections

Bar-B-Q Suite
Volumes 1 - 8

Music For Mature Moderns
Volumes  1 - 8

Oddities For Affecianatos
Volumes 1 - 8

Summer Crumbs 
Volumes 1 - 8

More Weird Shit!
Volumes 1 - 4

Tidbits In Time
Volumes 1 - 4
Oldies and Classic Rock 

Coconut Lounge
Volumes 1 & 2
Hawaiian Tourist
Cocktail Favorites

Kamanawana Luau
Volumes 1 & 2
Music for a Western Luau

Motown
Volumes 1 - 4
Danceable Motor
City Ditties

The Warm Fuzzy’s
Ecclectic Cocktail Rockets

Mellow
The “Mellow Sound”
Meets the 90’s … Kinda!

Oldies & Oddies
Volumes  1 & 2
Classic Oldies
& Amazing What-Nots

Butt Nuggets
Discriminating Listening
for the Anal Audiophile
Volumes 1 - 5

And In The End
The Beatles
Volumes 1 - 4

Calling All Davers
Volumes 1 & 2
All Dave Edmunds

An Hour of Power
Volumes 1 & 2
All Tower
of Power

That’s Mr. Excitement To You
Volumes 1 & 2
All James Brown

Irrepressible
All Rick Nelson

Forever Everly
All Everly Brothers

A Cozy Cole Collection
Volumes 1 & 2
All Nat King Cole

Sinatra Essentials
All Sinatra

Lost In the Dance
Disco To Hell & Back

Out of the Blue
Bobby Caldwell
All Bobby Caldwell
Big Band

Rockabilly Silly
Ducktail Ditties
from the 50's and 60's


Reunion 61'
Pop Music Memorabilia
from 1959 - 1961

Coming Soon...

Black Gospel Quartets
(Dixie Hummingbirds,
Sam Cooke & Soul Stirrers,
Pilgrim Travelers,
Swan Silvertones, etc)

White Classic (Southern) Gospel
(Statesmen Quartet,
Elvis, The Jordanaires,
The Blackwood Brothers, etc.)

One Finger Swing
(Lionel Hampton,
Jimmy Luncesford,
Cab Calloway,
Duke Ellington, etc.)

Deco
(The Mills Brothers,
The Boswell Sisters,
Django Reinhardt
& the Hot Club of France,
The Dandridge Sisters,
The Three Keys,
The Cole Brothers etc.)

Career History Gold & Platinum Record Awards

1990 – 2001

bulletKTWV - Infinity Broadcasting
Los Angeles, CA


1985 – 1990

bullet Killer Music
Los Angeles, CA


1983 – 1985

bullet Smack Dab Studios
Los Angeles, CA


1976 – 1983

bulletKNX FM - CBS Radio
Los Angeles, CA


1968 - 1975

bullet KGB FM
San Diego
, CA
bulletKAUM - ABC Radio
Houston, TX
bullet KPOI
Honolulu
, HI
bullet KSFM
Sacramento
, CA
bullet KNDE
Sacramento
, CA
bullet KXOA
Sacramento
, CA
bullet KZAP
Sacramento
, CA
bullet KSRO
Santa Rosa
, CA
bullet KNCR
Eureka, CA
bullet KRED
Eureka, CA
bullet KAOR
Oroville
, CA
bullet The Pretender
Jackson Brown
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Changes in Latitude, Changes In Attitude
Jimmy Buffett

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Mistaken Identity
Kim Carnes

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Anytime Anywhere
Rita Coolidge

bulletChristopher Cross
Christopher Cross
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I Go Crazy
Paul Davis

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Hotel California
The Eagles 

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A New World Record
The Electric Light Orchestra

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Sometimes When We Touch
Dan Hill

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The Stranger
Billy Joel

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52nd Street
Billy Joel

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Sad Eyes
Robert John

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Bluer Than Blue
Michael Johnson

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Waiting For Columbus
Little Feat

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Reminiscing
The Little River Band

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Feel So Good
Chuck Mangione

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Torn Between Two Blubbers
Mary McGregor

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Down Under
Men At Work

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Little Criminals
Randy Newman

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Baby Come Back
Player

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Endless Flight
Leo Sayer

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Year of the Cat
Al Stewart

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Time Passages
Al Stewart

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Crime of the Century
Supertramp

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Even In the Quietest Moments
Supertramp

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It’s a Heartache
Bonnie Tyler

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Winelight
Grover Washington Jr.

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And more...