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Dedicated in memory
Peyton' was a house name of the station. The fourth
guy to use the name was Dave McKay and it's he who is heard on
at the onset of Summer 1969.
an era in which stations actually played listeners' requests,
the WPGC 'Request-O-Matic' line was in continual use, alternating
between fulfilling requests for DC, Maryland & Virginia. Both
man, Harv Moore
and News Guy,
Raleigh (Bill Miller) can be heard on these stagers.
of news, listen
for the story of a proposed rail line to Dulles Airport, over
30 years ahead of its time!
voice is also heard on the spot
for Tab soda. And check out an agency commercial
for the quickly forgotten film, 'Winning', starring Paul
Newman and Joanne Woodward.
by Bob include mentions of the WPGC 'Beachcomber', traveling
to poolsides around the Nation's Capitol awarding station prizes,
and for 'GO' Magazine, a nationally syndicated teen-oriented
music rag with a local insert for a station in each market. In
Metro DC, these were available at the Hecht Company department
stores and all Burger Chef locations (both hotbeds in the
music industry no doubt!).
in use came from PAMS'
package, 'Grid'. Primary station positioners included 'WPGC
#1' and 'Good Guys Radio'.
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