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Gary Schaefer - 08/11/71

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'If I don't see you in the future, no doubt I'll catch you in the pasture...'

Gary Albert Schaefer (aka 'GAS') worked part time at WPGC in 1971-72 while in the Air Force where he made films for the military. Heard in the background of this aircheck is Alexander Goodfellow, the 12m-3a half of the overnight show in an impromptu jock crossover (Good Guy Todd Reynolds covered the other half, 3-6a).

Bob Raleigh Jr. (Dewitt Robert Raleigh) had recently left his midday shift, setting up a chain of events as follows:

Tom Allen (future Program Director of WPGC sister station WMEX in Boston) moved from nights to middays, paving the way for the arrival of 'Columbus' from WCOJ in Coatesville, PA. Listen for a promo teasing his forthcoming appearance on the station. In the meantime, Gary held down the fort (military humor) at night.

Another promo details the exploits of the WPGC 'Spinners' softball team as voiced by Gary & an unknown talent. The station's primary positioner at the time was 'All Hit Music'. Jingles heard on this tape were largely left over cuts from an earlier package called 'The Now Sound' from Pepper-Tanner in 1968.


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