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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 is retired
aircheck begins with another in a long line of on air contests,
this time the
Kick Off' with $50 up for grabs, coinciding with the resumption
of football in the fall. Contestants had to correctly predict
the pre-determined outcome of what a fictious ball carrier would
gain on the play. Voiced by Harv impersonating Howard Cosell,
the pre-recorded play-by-play had possible outcomes of 25, 50,
75, 100 or no yards at all.
not only did impersonations but had a cast of character voices
at his disposal including the Southern gentleman, 'The Colonel',
the lightheaded but well meaning, 'Kay Sera', the wise
cracking youngster, 'Orville', the not quite yet senile,
'Gramps' and 'Tonto' his faithful Indian companion.
Occasionally, unnamed characters would also appear on the show
as was the case on this morning. Listen for Harv's 'tailor
made suit' comedy bit in which he interplays with pre-recorded
elements. He also mentions wearing a WPGC Music
positioners in use at the time included 'Solid Rock Stereo
95' (a claim that WRC
on AM couldn't make) and 'All Hit Music'.
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