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Jones came to WPGC in 1968 by way of WBZ / Boston and held
down nights through 1972 when he left for WMAL-FM. He was also
the station's Music Director during this time and co-produced
the Rockumentary, 'The Rock & Roll Generation' with
he is with Read
Street Sound in Baltimore.
usually was heard at night on WPGC but on this particular day
was pressed into service filling in during Bob
Raleigh Jr.'s (Dewitt Robert Raleigh) midday shift due to
a severe case of the flu disabling most of the on air
Davy is heard on the opening newscast
of this tape,
it's the Morning
Moore that's heard doing the news later, again due to morning
News Guy, Bob
Raleigh Sr. (Bill Miller) being out sick.
Howard) however was his bombastic self on a Soundoff
from a listener complaining about lackluster George Washington
Birthday sales in DC.
is heard with afternoon guy and Program
Wilson on a promo
for the 'Good Guys Prom & Party Line', a side venture run
by members of the airstaff
to line up outside gigs to supplement their income. A disagreement
between those two as to the disbursement of funds raised from
that venture ultimately resulted in Davy leaving the station in
early 1972 for mornings at WMAL-FM.
of the commercials
heard on this aircheck are agency produced. Horn man, Al Hirt
is heard on the Miller High Life spot
while Johnny Cash is featured on the one touting the motion
picture based on his life, 'The Man, His World, His Music'.
Don't miss the bubble-headed Earth-chick for Kinney Shoes
or the Super Groovy Singers that are heard on the out of
this world Tang spot!
Raleighs (Bill Miller as 'Bob
Raleigh Sr.' & Dewitt Robert Raleigh as 'Bob
Raleigh Jr.') are heard on local commercials
on this tape.
The idea of them being related as father & son had been concocted
Howard. 'Jr.' is the voice of the Ranch Drive In Theater
while 'Sr.' is featured on Grandma's Molasses and Foley
Ford doing an unnamed character voice that would later be
used in 1972 as the voice of 'Dr. Strangeletter' who stole
the 'W' from 'PGC' in the return of the Missing
versatile Mr. Miller is also the voice on the Legal ID plus the
Request-o-matic and Best Bet of the Week stagers.
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