Subject: Voice-over Flubs
Sat Feb 23 15:18:06 EST 2008
I know by 1964 WBOS was a Mutual affilate as I can remember a kindly
man by the name of Norm Ruby explaing the console to me and explaining
how they got their news from Mutual.
On 2/23/08, Doug Drown <email@example.com> wrote:
> When did WNAC cease being a Mutual affiliate? The Yankee Network and Mutual
> were organically connected for a long time under General Teleradio's
> ownership. I gather WNAC left MBS when the network was sold(?)
> --And where does Norman Knight fit into this picture? I think I'm correct
> that Knight was WNAC/Yankee's GM for some years before (or during?) the time
> began his own
> regional radio enterprise. I think all the Knight Quality stations were
> Yankee affiliates when I was growing up in the '60s. WHEB was also with NBC
> for years.
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> From: "Dan.Strassberg" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: "Kevin Vahey" <email@example.com>; "Donna Halper" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: "Eli Polonsky" <email@example.com>; "Todd Glickman"
> <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <boston-radio-interest@lists.BostonRadio.org>
> Sent: Saturday, February 23, 2008 2:59 PM
> Subject: Re: Subject: Voice-over Flubs
> > WNAC might have carried Long John Nebel from Mutual, or his successor,
> > Larry King. I don't know how much Mutual WNAC ran in those days or
> > whether some other station had become the local Mutual affiliate by
> > then. But those are possibilities.
> > -----
> > Dan Strassberg (email@example.com)
> > eFax 1-707-215-6367
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > To: "Donna Halper" <email@example.com>
> > Cc: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Dan.Strassberg" <email@example.com>;
> > "Eli Polonsky" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Todd Glickman"
> > <email@example.com>; <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Sent: Saturday, February 23, 2008 2:24 PM
> > Subject: Re: Subject: Voice-over Flubs
> >>I remember CBS Radio making a big deal out of being the first to
> >> newscasts 24 hours a day and that was around 1974.
> >> I think WMEX went fulltime when Larry Glick arrived around 1964. My
> >> memories of all night radio go back to the early 60's. WEEI had
> >> Music
> >> Til Dawn that CBS ran on all their owned stations with local hosts.
> >> My
> >> brain says Jack Lazar was the Boston host. WHDH had Norm Nathan and
> >> 'Sounds In The Night' He used the same opening with a train whisltle
> >> and a jazz piece that I can't recall the name of but if I heard it
> >> again I would know it. Before Dick Summer I believe BZ had Kevin
> >> O'Keefe overnight. I have no memory of what WNAC was doing overnight
> >> if anything.
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