Getting your First Class ticket (was: Music Till Dawn on WEEI)
Wed Feb 27 11:49:58 EST 2008
When they bought WMEX out of bankruptcy for, IIRC, $211,000, in 1957,
they already owned WPGC Morningside MD (Washington DC), then, I
believe, a 10-kW daytimer, and sister FM, WRNC (now WPGC-FM) licensed
to Oakland MD.
Dan Strassberg (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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>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 em. -Doug
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>> Arnie is a very modest man.
>> One night I was in the Boston Press Club next to Channel 7. This
>> be 1970 or so. Arnie never returned to the air after Mac beat him
>> court and he was doing sales at RKO.
>> I mentioned to him it would be great to hear him again and his
>> 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
>> He built KISS from nothing and then hit megabucks with channel 66.
>> 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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