Former WBZ PD writes on how Dave Maynard became morning man
Thu Feb 23 21:18:00 EST 2012
And, IIRC, Norm Prescott, the big-voiced PM-drive guy, lost his WBZ
gig as a result of that payola scandal. As you would imagine, though,
guys with Prescott's talent did OK. I believe he wound up in New
York--at WHN, maybe.
Dan Strassberg (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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> This is exactly my recollection of events as well. But it should
> also be noted that Dave did the overnight shift on several occasions
> during his WBZ career, and it may not have always been as a
> punishment. I also was mildly amused that Dave's involvement with
> the payola scandals seems to have been totally forgotten -- he
> admitted taking cash and gifts totaling about $7000 from record
> promoters during the period from 1957 to 1959. It was front page
> news at the time.
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