Joe Smith

Paul B. Currier
Sun Jul 2 15:59:01 EDT 2006

It was WVDA.  I recall an afternoon (2-5?) and evening shift (8-10?) and
Arnie Ginsburg on WBOS 1600 welcoming "all you Joe Smith listeners" at 10 so
I guess Arnie began his show at 9 or 9:30.  Great Radio days!!!

Sandwich Cape Cod
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dan Strassberg" <>
To: "Donna Halper" <>; "Boston Radio Interest"
Sent: Sunday, July 02, 2006 12:41 PM
Subject: Joe Smith

> Early this morning, I happened on Rollye James on WPHT (1210 Philadelphia)
> doing an interview (apparently live) with long-ago Boston radio
> (and not quite so long ago record-company exec) Joe Smith. Among the
> I learned is that Smith is a Yale alum. I gather that Smith is about my
> and is the author of several books about the record business. He sounded
> just fine. The two Boston stations that James mentioned as places where
> Smith had worked were WMEX and WILD. I don't recall him on WMEX. What
> did he work there? Although I DO remember him on 1260, I don't recall
> whether it was WVDA or WEZE at the time. I suspect, however, that Air
> bought 1260 (ex WNAC) from Vic Diehm--and changed the calls to
> I arrived in Boston around June 1 1956.
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