Mon Jul 25 14:27:19 EDT 2011
Gee, I feel cheated. After a school tour of WMEX in the Broadway days, I
came home with a Nikki Hopkins album "The Tin Man Was a Dreamer". It was
actually pretty good. I still have it too.
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My first prize was "Every Picture Tells A Story" by Rod Stewart, won from
WRKO in 1972.
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Jim Hall wrote:
>I once won a prize from WORL. They used to do trivia questions on the
> >afternoon show in the 1960s. The question was "who is the premier of
> >China?" Apparently there were so few people listening that I called in at
> >least half an hour later and won! A Kodak camera! I will give them
> >credit: they sent the camera to me in 3 days.
So what was the answer? Liu Shao-chi? I'm pretty sure Mao Tse-tung's title
wasn't premier (prime minister); he was the chairman of the Communist
Party -- for all we know, those 30 minutes before you called in might have
been filled with callers wrongly guessing Mao.
My prize haul from radio in the '60s and '70s included several gallons of
ice cream, the "30 Now Goldens" album and Elton John's self-titled album
(the one with "Your Song") from WRKO, a 20-pound Thanksgiving turkey from
WGTR, and tickets to "Live at Passim" and my choice of three albums from a
big box of discards from WCAS. That's in chronological order; you can trace
my musical evolution in this paragraph!
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