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Tim Kelly followed in his father's footsteps into radio. His Dad had done mornings at WJR in Detroit and later managed WYSL in Buffalo, where Tim got his on-air start. Other stops along the way included KTSA / San Antonio, WKBW / Buffalo and KTLK / Denver.

Tim joined WPGC from WCFL / Chicago in early 1976 for mornings after Columbus left for WLS. He stayed until The Great Strike That Struck Out in May of 1977. He later worked at KFI with his wife Evelyn (of Money Girl fame) and did mornings at the Beat, KKBT.



Tim writes:

I came to WPGC from WCFL in Chicago. I went up to WRKO after it became clear that we were never coming back from the strike, and first did afternoons, and then mornings. Ev was my sidekick / traffic girl, with her using the name Beverly Hudson.

We then went on to KFI / LA for 3 years, to do Tim and Ev til' late 81, and then I went back to doing a solo act on KIIS-FM, til '87 when Lehman and I merged our 2 small syndication companies to form Premiere. I'm currently the chairman and CEO of KB Global, a fast food franchising company I started with my brother Terrance. KB franchises a concept called Great Wraps! to the LA and Orange County ares. We have 12 restaurants.

My remaining media projects are, All Comedy Radio, to whom I am senior advisor, and a partner in the venture (couldn' t stay away from comedy, my first love) and Exec VP / Member of the board for Vital Options International, producers of the Group Room, America's only Cancer talk and advocacy program, heard on 100 stations nationwide, and across Europe.




Tim Kelly today.


3 G's & a 'Z' contest, May '76

With Carla
& Visible Vault in 1976

Cornball in 1977



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Sound Files


Spring 1976 - 5:35
5/23/76 - 9:40
November, 1976 - 3:00
Fall, 1976 - 5:38
1/01/77 - 7:19 - Top 100 of 1976




Jock Jingle - Logoset / Priority One
© 1976 - JAM Creative Productions - :04


Accapella - Logoset / Priority One
© 1976 - JAM Creative Productions - :01



1976 The British Time Machine - :51
1976 Gold Rush Contest - :48
1976 Win A Mexican Vacation - :59
1/76 Superbowl of Rock & Roll - :45
5/76 Three G's & a 'Z' Tease - :48
5/76 Three G's & a 'Z' - :55
Fall 1976 Visible Vault Tease - :25
Fall 1976 Visible Vault Winner - 1:04
12/76 Year End Recap - :38
1977 Cash Recall Tease - :23


5/23/76 3 G's & a Z - 2:14


Misc. Audio

1976 Tim Kelly on: Jim Collins - :23

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