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#51 2009-11-06 12:03:17

Herb
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Registered: 2008-05-13
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Re: Disk Jockeys from the past. 1950's 60's 70's

Very cool, Howie. I know exactly what you mean about Dr John's Cajun accent. Again, very cool. Did you guys refer to him by his real name, Mac (Rebennack) ?

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#52 2009-11-07 21:13:36

HOWKAYE
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Re: Disk Jockeys from the past. 1950's 60's 70's

Hi Herb
Yes we always called him Mac. He called hinself Mac. Always had a walking stick with him. He had a lovely wife I only knew her as "Kat"

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#53 2010-08-15 20:11:02

T Wiegand
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Registered: 2010-07-12
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Re: Disk Jockeys from the past. 1950's 60's 70's

To Jimbo: Regarding WINS, they went all-news in April 1965 as a newly-acquired member of the Westinghouse network(Group W). Stan Z. Burns and Paul Sherman stayed on to do the news. I heard Jack Lacy broadcasting over WBAL, Baltimore, in 1972,     TJW

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#54 2013-11-12 11:36:20

amarsig
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Registered: 2013-11-11
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Re: Disk Jockeys from the past. 1950's 60's 70's

I'll bet not too many readers will remember some of the personalities that were on the airwaves on radio station WOV in the evenings in the early 1950's, for instance - Max Cole, Leigh Kamen, Evelyn Robinson (Sugar Ray's sister) They also did remotes from  a cafe in Harlem, the name eludes me now/.. A young girl by the name of Carol Diane Johnson won a beauty contest sponsered by WOV , And she won an evening DJ program originating from that cafe for a few weeks.. Later she changed her name to Diahann Carroll.

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#55 2013-11-12 11:39:23

alfonso
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Registered: 2013-09-19
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Re: Disk Jockeys from the past. 1950's 60's 70's

Murray the K and his swinging Souree. WMCA radio.

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