Boom Boom Brannigan passes on

Dave Doherty
Thu Oct 28 11:58:18 EDT 2010

I don't recall playing "Signs" on WGY but we definitely were playing BS&T. 
Around 1972, after I left the building, they started a very hip, up-tempo 
overnight show, and "Signs" could easily have been in the rotation for that.

From: "Roger Kirk" <>
Sent: Thursday, October 28, 2010 1:09 AM
To: "Rick Kelly" <>
Cc: "Dave Doherty" <>; "Boston radio e-mail list" 
Subject: Re: Boom Boom Brannigan passes on

> >I remember Don Brown as PD at WGY... he really started playing more
> current music, and Bill Edwardson was
> >very upset and left. I recalled hearing Blood, Sweat and Tears on WGY
> at that time - and that was a real mind
> >blower. A friend of mine claimed to hear "Signs" by the 5 Man
> Electrical Band on the station during Brown's
> >regime, but I can't see that being true.
> WRKO played "Signs" & BS&T too.
> IIRC, 5 Man Electrical Band was a Canadian group and upstate NY was just 
> across the lake.
> Just speculating.

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