Though he is most famous for hosting a Kansas City-based radio program called The Johnny Dare Morning Show, this entertainment personality also presented the television series Full Throttle Saloon.
Before beginning his hosting career with Kansas City's KQRC-FM station, he worked for a country music station called KBEQ.
In 2004, he was fined by the Federal Communications Commission for allowing explicit and shocking material on his radio show.
He was born John William Caprefoli in Memphis, Tennessee.
Bassist Mike Inez and other members of Alice in Chains performed at a Dare-hosted Kansas City music event called Rockfest.