Getting your First Class ticket (was: Music Till Dawn on WEEI)
Wed Feb 27 11:19:40 EST 2008
I don't remember whether this question has been asked before: What was the
background of the Richmond brothers? Were they originally professional
broadcasters, or were they entrepreneurs? I don't know anything about
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Subject: Re: Getting your First Class ticket (was: Music Till Dawn on WEEI)
> Arnie is a very modest man.
> One night I was in the Boston Press Club next to Channel 7. This would
> be 1970 or so. Arnie never returned to the air after Mac beat him in
> court and he was doing sales at RKO.
> I mentioned to him it would be great to hear him again and his reply
> was why...nobody would remember me.
> Later that year WBZ had a weekend event where many old Boston jocks
> from all stations returned. Arnie found out that people did remember
> He built KISS from nothing and then hit megabucks with channel 66. He
> learned well from Mac Richmond and unlike Mac had a heart. I have
> never heard a bad word spoken of him.
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