Albany Radio (was FCC applications...)

Rick Kelly
Mon Feb 15 17:22:35 EST 2010

I think that Denny was more associated with country WEEE 1300AM during the 60's.

-Rick Kelly

On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 2:26 PM, Dave Doherty <> wrote:
> WOKO switched from MOR to country in late 1969 or early 1970.
> About that time, WPTR was a rock station, shouting about serving the "Quad
> Cities" and making much mystery about the fourth city - Albany, Schenectady,
> Troy, and...  (Moline?  Bettendorf? Oh, yeah, Saratoga.)  Roy Urbinas had an
> airshift at WPTR, maybe mornings. He  eventually went north and worked at
> WIRY in Plattsburgh.  The afternoon drive guy was "Boom-Boom" Brannigan.  I
> think Don Weeks might have worked there also between gigs at WTRY and WGY
> and a stint as a weatherman. And for a while, nights were the province of
> the "Wild Child..."  WPTR was an exciting place in those days, and a lot of
> the area's rock jocks took a turn there.
> I don't recall Dave Denny and his wife at all, though. I was not a country
> fan, though I did stay with WOKO for a while after the big switch.
> -d

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