Boston Vintage Radio
Tue Aug 31 10:37:00 EDT 2010
Carl deSuze began his career at WGAN in Portland in 1938, moved to WBZ
in 1941 if memory serves, and remained there until when he retired
Was Jess Cain with WHDH right up till the bitter end, when it became
Quoting "Dan.Strassberg" <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Didn't Carl DeSuze start the AM drive shift at WBZ in the '30s and
> continue into the '70s or maybe the '80s? Jess began at WHDH as Ray
> Dory's sidekick in either 1956 or 1957 and continued into the '80s or
> maybe the '90s. If my years are correct (and the only one I'm pretty
> confident of is Cain starting at WHDH in '56 or '57), then Cain and
> DeSuze were pretty close in longevity at their respective stations.
> But without more info, I'd be hard-pressed to say who was at his
> station for the greater number of years.
> Dan Strassberg (email@example.com)
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> Subject: Re: Boston Vintage Radio
> > On 8/31/2010 8:25 AM, Doug Drown wrote:
> >> Thomas -
> >> Your recording of Bob Emery leads me to ask a question: Who is/was
> >> the longest-working personality in Boston area broadcasting
> >> history? I'm thinking it would have to have been Bob Emery (WGI in
> >> 1921 or '22, up to "Big Brother" in the '60s), but then I think of
> >> Carl deSuze, Dave Maynard, Bill Marlowe, Gus Saunders and others.
> >> Does anyone have a definitive answer? -Doug
> > Not definitive, but I thought it was Jess Cain at WHDH (850 Boston)
> > for continuous in same shift - AM drive.
> > Bill O'Neill
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