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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
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.
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