Good Guys Today
In The News
Like You Wish!
Radio Tribute Sites
space provided by:
above to hear more vintage broadcast radio airchecks from the
Reel Radio Repository.
tax-deductible contribution to
will help keep this site online
site is in no way affiliated with WPGC Radio
today, or with
CBS Radio, Inc.
above to visit WPGC today.
Dedicated in memory
To hear audio
you will need the
Media Player 9 installed.
Groovin' With 10,000 Wild Watts of WPGC Hit Power....'
Moore 'The Boy Next Door' is a native of Pelham, New
York but came to WPGC from Frankfort, Kentucky in March of 1963.
Initially, he did nights till sign-off but within a few months
was moved to mornings
when Jerry G
left for KYW in Cleveland, starting just days before the tragic
was also Program
Director when Dean
Griffith (Dean Anthony) left in 1964 for WMCA
in NY until the arrival of Cousin
Warren Duffy in 1966. He also served as Music Director from
1971 when Davy
Jones left for WMAL-FM but was promoted to Program
Director again in 1972 when big
Wilson vacated the position.
continued in mornings
until early in 1975 when he accepted an offer from former WPGC
Howard to do mornings in Buffalo at WYSL. Today, Harv
does weekends at Mix
104.1 WHTT / Buffalo.
1969, Harv was a fixture in morning radio in Washington. This
recorded several days before Memorial Day includes several live
spots by him
for both local and regional clients. Other commercials
heard on this tape include an anything but politically correct
one for Ultra-Brite toothpaste, as well as ones for Budweiser
and Sheehy Ford (get a Mustang for just $2294!).
'More Music' battles were omnipresent as various production
elements heard throughout the show tout 'Two In A Row!'
and 'Triple Power Play'. While spot
clustering as we know it today simply did not exist back then,
its genesis can be heard herein.
Morning Mayor's' liberal use of wild tracks and various drop-in
production pieces are highly reflective of the era. The comedy
bit in which he interacts with his dentist is a case in point.
News Guy, Bob
Raleigh (Bill Miller) doing the report on Apollo 10 returning
home. His voice is also heard on the Sports
report as well as on several imaging elements such as the Legal
ID and 'Time Capsule - 1965' stager.
Howard loved the microphone and had long doubled as the anonymous,
On this tape he's heard twice as listeners complain about not
having mud flaps on their truck and, of all things, about Soundoffs
Primary station positioners in use included 'WPGC #1',
'Good Guys Radio' & 'WPGC Music Power' (themes
all echoed on station jingles).
Said mentioned were from PAMS.
Most cuts were from the 'Grid' package but Harv draws on
numerous other cuts from previous packages as well.
presence of the station was augmented by the WPGC 'Beachcomber'
who would arrive on the scene at pools around Greater DC and award
various prizes. Sales
Guy, Mike Cohen
was doing the honors at the time of this tape. He would later
go on to become General Manager of WMZQ.
This non-profit historical site
is not affiliated in any way with WPGC Radio today or CBS Radio,
Inc. Use of copyrighted material is consistent with the "fair
use" provisions contained in §107 of the Copyright Act
of 1976 due to the following characteristics: Use of copyrighted
material is of a nonprofit, educational nature, intended for the
sole purposes of research and comment and does not significantly
negatively affect "the potential market for or value of the
copyrighted work(s)." Use of registered trademark material
is not subject to civil action or injunction as outlined in §1114
and §1125 of the Trademark Act of 1946 (the Lanham Act) due
to the following characteristics of this work, and the registered
marks published herein: Use of reproductions of registered marks
is not for the purpose of commerce, nor is the use connected with
the sale, offering for sale, or advertising of any goods or services.
Use of reproductions is not likely to cause confusion, mistake,
or deception as to the affiliation, connection, or association of
this work with owners of published registered marks, nor as to the
origin, sponsorship, or approval of this work by owners of published
registered marks. Wherever possible, the copyright or registered
mark owner's name has been noted near the copyrighted work or registered
mark; however, all material used in this site, including, but not
limited to, newspaper articles, syndicated themes, promos, commercials,
photographs, playlists, press releases, ratings, airchecks, newscasts,
traffic reports, sports reports, 'sound-offs', sweepers, bumperstickers
and station logos, should be considered protected copyrighted material
or registered mark with all rights reserved to the owner, named
or unnamed. So there!