Boom Boom Brannigan passes on

D. A.
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 <> wrote:

> From: Doug Drown <>
> Subject: Boom Boom Brannigan passes on
> To:
> Cc:
> 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. 
> -Doug


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