Boom Boom Brannigan passes on
Tue Oct 26 21:10:02 EDT 2010
The obit mentions:
"He owned a station in New Hampshire in the 1980s."
Anyone know what station this was?
--- On Mon, 10/25/10, Doug Drown <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> From: Doug Drown <email@example.com>
> Subject: Boom Boom Brannigan passes on
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Cc: JPolsinelle@firstcardinal.com
> Date: Monday, October 25, 2010, 9:18 AM
> Scott Fybush reported today in his
> North East Radio Watch that Joe Motto --- WPTR's "Boom Boom
> Brannigan" --- has passed away at age 82.
> Among those of us who were teenaged Top 40 radio addicts in
> central Massachusetts, Boom Boom was very much a part of our
> lives. 'PTR used to have a huge listenership,
> especially at night, out in the Fitchburg-Gardner-Athol
> area, where the Boston and Worcester stations (except 'BZ
> and WAAB) didn't come well after dark.
> I visited the WPTR studio on Albany Street in Colonie one
> day and met Boom Boom. Great guy, very
> friendly. Forty years later, he was just as lively and
> witty as ever during the station's brief renascence
> broadcasting oldies.
> Requiescat at pacem, Boomer. We'll miss ya.
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