Ex-WLLH Personality Ed McMahon Has Passed Away

Doug Drown revdoug1@myfairpoint.net
Tue Jun 23 19:33:49 EDT 2009

McMahon did the TOH station IDs for WLLH back in the '80s, IIRC --- a nice 
historical touch.   -Doug

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mark Watson" <markwats@comcast.net>
To: "Boston Radio" <boston-radio-interest@rolinin.bostonradio.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 23, 2009 5:32 PM
Subject: Ex-WLLH Personality Ed McMahon Has Passed Away

>   Ed McMahon, who spent 30 years as Johnny Carson's "Tonight Show" 
> sidekick, as well as hosting "Star Search" for several years, has passed 
> away at the age of 86. McMahon's broadcasting career began at WLLH back in 
> the 1930's, while attending Lowell High School. In 1996, McMahon appeared 
> on WLLH once again during a special live remote broadcast hosted by the 
> late Paul Sullivan as the City of Lowell honored him with a park bench 
> named for him on the downtown Lowell campus of Middlesex Community 
> College, the bench placed in the spot where the Rex Center, the home of 
> WLLH's Lowell studio once stood.
>  A link to the Lowell Sun website with a file photo of McMahon sitting on 
> his bench in 1996:
> http://www.lowellsun.com/ci_12670863
> Mark Watson

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