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#26 2009-10-26 13:15:58

zigzag
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Re: Disk Jockeys from the past. 1950's 60's 70's

I listened to Cousin Brucie, and the WMCA Good Guys on my little transistor radio at night when I was supposed to be sleeping. I remember the promotion of one radio station when the Beatles came to town 'WA Beatle C'. After awhile I discovered FM radio and WNEW-FM was the best station. Scott Muni was one of my favorites on that station. When John Lennon was murdered all the disc jockeys came into the station to reminisce, and took calls all night from listeners. For those that are curious, Cousin Brucie is still around and working on Sirius radio where he hosts a show on the 60's station.

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#27 2009-10-26 13:42:40

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Re: Disk Jockeys from the past. 1950's 60's 70's

Olivia: Hofstra radio has an oldies show every Sunday (or did when I was living there on L.I.) and used to have a fund raiser around March of each year. They also have 'guest collectors' who bring in their record collections to play on the air. I still see some of the people I met there when I go back to L.I. and live, here in Pa., about a mile from a couple I knew from there. We have a pretty good alumni.

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#28 2009-10-26 15:00:10

Herb
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Re: Disk Jockeys from the past. 1950's 60's 70's

Scott Muni interview on YOUTUBE....how cool is that? (He even says "WABeatleC")

youtube.com/watch?v=7W1zinL5iCQ

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#29 2009-10-26 17:45:07

zigzag
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Re: Disk Jockeys from the past. 1950's 60's 70's

Herb that is awesome, I'll have to check it out.

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#30 2009-10-26 19:58:58

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Re: Disk Jockeys from the past. 1950's 60's 70's

Thanx for the info, Jack. I'll look for the oldies show on Sunday.

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#31 2009-10-26 21:03:20

Sal
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Re: Disk Jockeys from the past. 1950's 60's 70's

My Favorite Rock n Roll Disk Jockey's-


Norm Nite,Don K. Reed-WCBS 101.1


Alan Fredericks-Night Train radio show in New York-1950'sthrough 1964(WGBB,WHOM and WADO.

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#32 2009-10-27 00:21:50

michael
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Re: Disk Jockeys from the past. 1950's 60's 70's

dick shepard, wnew am ,late 50's , early 60's and a young guy, although he's 55 now who  started at wfuv, worked at wnew, wqew and played real  oldies, ross columbo, al jolson, rich conaty

Last edited by michael (2009-10-27 01:23:35)

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#33 2009-10-27 00:24:55

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Re: Disk Jockeys from the past. 1950's 60's 70's

danny stiles who played oldies on a nj station, wvnj until recently; the late soupy sales on wnbc in the 70's

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#34 2009-10-27 00:29:01

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the morning drive guy for wins in 1964 before it went allnews in april 1965, ed hyder

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#35 2009-10-27 00:37:15

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we have forgotten wmca's dean anthony, deano on your radio, who did his celebrity alive or dead? wabc had a overnight guy , charlie greer, who did those great dennison clothing store going out of business spots  ; i remember ron lundy breaking into wabc in 65-66 on the overnight shift being billed as ron lundy "THE SWINGING NIGHT WATCHMAN ON 77WABC!"

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#36 2009-10-27 12:38:56

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Re: Disk Jockeys from the past. 1950's 60's 70's

Soupy Sales was on WNBC in the mid 80s. I think he replaced Joey Reynolds in the time spot between Imus and Stern. Soupy and Howard did not get along too well.
I also remember an evening WABC jock, Robe Young. I was listening to his show on a Sunday night when he told people about the rumors of McCartney's death. I think that's what got him fired.

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#37 2009-10-27 22:36:01

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Re: Disk Jockeys from the past. 1950's 60's 70's

robe young, was he 1969; rumors of paul's death started in the fall of 1969 by a detroit dj

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#38 2009-10-28 08:59:05

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Yes. He got the rumor from Detroit's Chris Randall. Robe was fired in October of 69.

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#39 2009-10-28 09:19:55

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Re: Disk Jockeys from the past. 1950's 60's 70's

ZIG ZAG: 

Where in NC.....do you live.....

Where in NYC ....did you live

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#40 2009-10-28 09:22:21

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Re: Disk Jockeys from the past. 1950's 60's 70's

Anybody have a copy of.... "Sanctified Monkey"

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#41 2009-10-28 13:06:24

zigzag
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Re: Disk Jockeys from the past. 1950's 60's 70's

Hey nyc02 - I grew up in Flushing in the 60's and 70's.  I currently live/work in  Sacramento since 1991.

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#42 2009-10-28 13:48:16

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Re: Disk Jockeys from the past. 1950's 60's 70's

[quote=zigzag]Hey nyc02 - I grew up in Flushing in the 60's and 70's.  I currently live/work in  Sacramento since 1991.[/quote]
Hey zigzag.. I grew up on Queensboro Hill, 50s/60s, went to PS 120 and Flushing HS...Ed

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#43 2009-10-28 13:51:29

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Re: Disk Jockeys from the past. 1950's 60's 70's

Jack had mentioned I am the Bruce.  My husband talks about him once in a while.  Don't remember him.
What station was he on? Anybody remember?

Thanks

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#44 2009-10-28 14:21:08

Jack
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Re: Disk Jockeys from the past. 1950's 60's 70's

28th Street:   Don't remember the station - might have been from Jersey. I think he started in Philly. His full tag line was: "I Am the Bruce called Ramon." His name was Ramon Bruce. I listened to him in my early high school days, like 1954- 1956.

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#45 2009-10-30 20:02:59

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Thanks Jack.
I googled "I am the Bruce" and found a whole page referencing WNJR, which was the station where he worked.

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#46 2009-11-02 16:01:39

Sal
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Re: Disk Jockeys from the past. 1950's 60's 70's

zigzag-Scott Munie-Donald Allen Munoz-had one of the most unique voices as a DJ. He covered all of the NYC Radio networks. Scoot started his career as a DJ while serving with the USMC.

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#47 2009-11-02 16:24:47

zigzag
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Re: Disk Jockeys from the past. 1950's 60's 70's

Sal, I didn't know that about Scott Muni, but I do agree his vioce was terrific.I think he was with 'NEW longer than any other DJ.

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#48 2009-11-02 16:51:23

Murray Hill
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Re: Disk Jockeys from the past. 1950's 60's 70's

danny stiles - he was playing records recently on Friday nights right here in a restaurant on 29th & Madison.

How about in the 70's when Mark Simone was spinning records on WPIX-FM

Gene Klaven WNEW
I loved The Make Believe Ballroom

When you go to vote tomorrow remember that because of the Bloomberg Radio Station New York City lost WNEW 1130 on the dial.............................

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#49 2009-11-02 16:56:15

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Re: Disk Jockeys from the past. 1950's 60's 70's

WPIX-FM also had Dr. Jerry Carroll. I think he did the Crazy Eddie commercials.

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#50 2009-11-02 18:31:38

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Re: Disk Jockeys from the past. 1950's 60's 70's

around the mid 90s Dr. John had a house out here in East Hampton. We belonged to the same club and I used to see him once a week. I could sit all night and listen to him talk. He had the greatest accent i ever heard, and he used words
variations of words I never heard before.A fun guy to be around.

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