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the Funderful One, WPGC.....'
least six different guys used the 'Bob
Raleigh' house DJ name at WPGC. But none used it longer than
Bill Miller who joined the station in 1966 from KOIL
in Omaha for nights in the Nation's Capitol. He would eventually
move into morning news
in 1968 and became the station's Production Director, roles he
would play through the Great
Strike That Struck Out in May of 1977.
were a showcase of the best of the new and old musically with
a 'Weekend Spectacular', consisting of every other song
from the 'Fab Forty Survey'
and the balance from oldies in the station's library, many
heard via the 'Request-o-matic' line at 779-1580.
heard on this aircheck are from the 'Funtastic' package
from Spot Productions in Dallas and had recently been instituted
by new Program
of 'Cousins', listen carefully to the announcer intro-ing the
Fortunes rendition on the 'Things Go Better With Coke'
as being 'Cousin' Brucie at WABC
in New York.
school out for Summer, contesting
took on an even larger role on the station with 'Good Guys'
Sweatshirt giveaways. One might think a sweatshirt would be
a trifle hot during the summer months, but lest we digress, listen
for a promo
of an upcoming contest voiced by two unidentified personalities
for the 'WPGC Good Guys' Thorobred Sweepstakes', yet another
in an endless stream of pre-recorded, theater of the mind type
races featuring station DJs in fictious competition with one another
that listeners had to successfully predict the outcome of to win
a prize (a sweatshirt, no doubt!).
these contests were voiced by General
Howard. It's he who is also heard as 'Mr. Soundoff'
on a listener's gripe about loud barking dogs on hot summer nights.
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