Norm Nathan, 1926-1996
Paul B. Currier
Tue Oct 31 07:39:49 EST 2006
"...and the crooked, boyish grin...."
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From: "Michael E" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Subject: Re: Norm Nathan, 1926-1996
> Norm Nathan was a blast to work with. I was running the board overnights
> at 'BZ in the early 90's. Working with Norm was just plain fun. Calling
> phone booths around the planet, hoping someone would pick up, playing the
> Dumb Birthday Game with his producer Tony, Jack Harte on traffic, and the
> "orchesta." it was easy to forget you were working in the middle of the
> night. Radio with Norm was just plain fun.
> Norm's passing hit many of us like a ton of bricks. The man with the body
> of well-tempered steel, he was too young! He was just a kid, for cryin'
> It's great to see (and hear) how Jordan Rich has taken Norm's weekend
> overnight show and kept the spirit of entertaining overnight radio alive
> - Michael Epstein
> >From: "Peter Q. George" <email@example.com>
> >To: SteveOrdinetz <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> >Subject: Re: Norm Nathan, 1926-1996
> >Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2006 04:00:12 -0800 (PST)
> >Oh, yes.... Norm did "the rounds" in Boston radio. In
> >addition to his days at the old WHDH (AM 850/FM 94.5),
> >Norm also worked at WCVB-TV, WBMS/WHEE (now WILD), All
> >News WEEI (590), WRKO (and there might a few more
> >here) and finally at WBZ. It was truly an honor to
> >meet Norm while doing a taping of WJIB's "Let's Talk
> >About Radio" (with our fellow radio enthusiasts Scott
> >Fybush, Bob Bittner and crew) . He was very friendly,
> >down-to-earth and truly a gentleman in EVERY sense of
> >the word. They definitely don't make many of them
> >like that, anymore... (sigh).
> >--- SteveOrdinetz <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > At 04:15 PM 10/29/2006, Scott Fybush wrote:
> > > >The only thing I'd add in 2006 is that I'm proud of
> > > my alma mater
> > > >for keeping Norm's old timeslot live, local and in
> > > the same light
> > > >spirit with which Norm conducted his show. I know
> > > he'd be proud of
> > > >what Steve Leveille and Jordan Rich are doing all
> > > night long on 1030.
> > >
> > >
> > > I didn't realize Norm worked at WBZ...I always
> > > associate him with
> > > overnights on the old WHDH.
> > >
> > >
> >Peter Q. George (K1XRB)
> >Whitman, Massachusetts
> > "Scanning the bands since 1967"
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