Ahhhh!! Boston TV Memories!!

Doug Drown revdoug1@verizon.net
Fri Nov 4 22:29:39 EST 2005

Re Willie's "voice": I always assumed he did it via some sort of device he
had in his mouth.  If he didn't, then I surely don't have a clue.  Joe, you
may inadvertently have introduced us to the greatest mystery in all of New
England broadcasting.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "A. Joseph Ross" <Joe@attorneyross.com>
To: <billo@shoreham.net>; "Bob Hale" <n1wbd@usadatanet.net>; "Doug Drown"
Cc: <boston-radio-interest@rolinin.bostonradio.org>
Sent: Friday, November 04, 2005 1:13 PM
Subject: Re: Ahhhh!! Boston TV Memories!!

> On 4 Nov 2005 Doug Drown wrote:
> > I never did find out who Willie Whistle really was after the show was
> > discontinued.  I always thought that was a totally unique act.  I've
> > never known of anyone like him anywhere else.
> I remember once, sometime in the early 70s, I was walking down Tremont
Street along the
> Common, and I suddenly heard Willie Whistle, saying, "Hi, how're you
doin'?"   I did a
> double-take and saw him walking along, in costume, with some other people,
and he
> seemed to enjoy my reaction.
> Whenever I saw him on TV, I assumed the "voice" was dubbed somehow with a
> effect, but apparently he was able to do that by himself.  I've always
wondered how.
> -- 
> A. Joseph Ross, J.D.                   617.367.0468
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