Jefferson Kay Audition Tape and Promotional Flyer

Rick Kelly
Fri Jun 27 17:09:22 EDT 2008

On Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 3:50 PM, Kevin Vahey <> wrote:

> Jeff didn't want to leave BZ but Westinghouse didn't renew his
> contract. They decided to go with Ron Landry out of Hartford. BZ's
> attituide in those days was they could play polka music and still be
> #1.
> Kaye was going to go to WPRO and at the last minute Cap Cities (owner
> of WPRO and WKBW) offered the PD slot in Buffalo and the strong
> nightime signal.

Another factor might have been the market size... in those days, I
believe Buffalo was a Top 20 radio market.  Not anymore of course -
surpassed by other (many in the South and west) markets.  Buffalo and
KB in those days was a big deal.

Rick Kelly

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