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Re: WODS jingles, songs-in-a-row
I believe they went live when Gary BErkowitz came up to program them....this
was in the late 70's....maybe 77-78.
While they were automated...they had some specialty shows on the
weekend....They had Arnie Ginsberg, and Quentin Miglirori and a feature
artists special and a kinda "behind the music" special they did...I seem to
recall this was Sundays from Noon on. THe rest of the week they were
Ron Dwyer was one of the automated voices. He did evenings on WROR
(prerecorded) and at the same time could be heard on WWEL....where he did
next to no talking.
I never remembered Little Walter at WROR....I think there would have been a
'culture clash' if he was there.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Eli Polonsky" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "SteveOrdinetz" <email@example.com>;
Sent: Sunday, January 06, 2002 12:33 AM
Subject: Re: WODS jingles, songs-in-a-row
> on 1/5/02 9:36 PM, SteveOrdinetz at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > Eli Polonsky wrote:
> >> I recall oldies formats first hitting the commercial air in the early
> >> with the "American Graffiti/Happy Days" 50's nostalgia era, the first
> >> Boston being the original 98.5 WROR circa 1973 with a great DJ lineup.
> > Are you sure about the time frame? I don't remember live jocks on 98.5
> > until the late 70s.
> Perhaps it was a couple of years later into it, but I seem to remember
> such as Quentin Migliore A.K.A. Jim Grant (later of WCGY and 1150 WMEX
> others), Ron Edwards (or Ron Nelson), currently on WATD Marshfield and
> Falmouth as his real name Ron Dwyer, and Little Walter doing his Time
> Machine on one of the weekend nights after he left WBCN.
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