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Re: Maury Speaking French on WOTW
Maury had to have been in his late 40s when I worked for him 32 years ago at
WOTW (on Lund Road). He's got to be in his 80s now! His "Big Moe Golden
Oldies Show" began there in the 60s.
Thanks for the memory and the reverie...
I remember Jimmy and Helen Legios, and their son Jim Jr., who did news at
WOTW in the late 1960s and early 70s.
Does anyone remember Mike Ivers, Ernie Jenkins, Bill Patterson, Phil
> From: John Bolduc <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: French speaking in Maine
> WMVU in Nashua, 900 AM, last I checked still has a Franco-American program
> the week-end, hosted by Maurie Parent. Maurie also does a golden oldie
> WKBR used to have, and may still have a French music program on Sunday
> mornings at around 7-8 AM. I was kind of amazed how much of this program I
> understood compared to Maurie Parent on WMVU. Of course, I have trouble
> understanding Maurie when he speaks English.
> My dad, growing up in Nashua, did not speak English until around the age
> 7. First two grades of school were taught in French. I didn't speak any
> French until High School and a subsequent trip to Europe.
> My last trip to Lewiston (early 1990's) reminded me what Nashua's main
> sounded like in the 1960's. Nashua also had a good sized Greek, Polish,
> Lithuanian population. Jimmy and Helen Lagios used to do a considerable
> amount of Greek programming on the old WOTW 900AM/106.3FM. Their
> grand-daughter was once news director at WKXL in Concord.
> John Bolduc
> 50% Franco-American.
> 50% Scottish/Penobscot.