Norm Prescott

Sun Dec 21 13:51:57 EST 2003

<<<Counsellor Ross and Steve Ordinetz asked about Norm Prescott...>>>

Norm Prescott was a popular deejay at WHDH 850AM in the late 1940's, on
staff shows working with Bob and Ray, et al - later he was competing as a DJ
for audience with WHDH's Bob Clayton when he went to WORL 950AM in the early

On WORL then, was Alan Dary and his "Dary-Go-Round" and Bob Swan and his
"Swanboat" morning show when WORL returned to the air after bankruptcy.
Then Norm went to WBZ in the late 50's and had the NP School of Broadcasting
in Boston (perhaps it was in Cambridge??)

Norm had a custom-made theme song on both WORL (recorded by Tommy Tucker's
Orch) and on WBZ (recorded by Nelson Riddle's Orch.)

BTW, I'm still looking for a copy of his "Come one, come all we're gonna
have a ball...on the Norm Prescott Show" theme if anyone has it or an
aircheck.  Thanks for the reply.

He also did brief airwork at the legendary WNEW 1130AM in NYC before
relocating to Los Angeles to produce the first, children's cartoon
programming for Saturday morning network (ABC-TV) television with Lou
Scheimer's Filmation Studio in the late 1960's. Norm also did voice work for
animation features ("Wonder Woman" etc.)  He still lives in retired recluse
in the LA area, I'm told.

Happy Holidays to the list!  =Russ Butler

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