[Dixielandjazz] WGN Radio - Saturday Nights after the gig
hvickery at svs.com
Fri Nov 30 20:41:38 PST 2007
Franklyn MacCormack's sponsor back then was Meister Brau beer (The Meister
Brau Showcase). Norman Ross had a show sponsored by Tallman Savings (Tunes
I was a regular Saturday night listener to MacCormack because of his
"Curtain Call" hour from midnight to 1:00 a.m.
From: dixielandjazz-bounces at ml.islandnet.com
[mailto:dixielandjazz-bounces at ml.islandnet.com] On Behalf Of
BillSargentDrums at aol.com
Sent: Friday, November 30, 2007 9:32 PM
To: Hal Vickery
Cc: Dixieland Jazz Mailing List
Subject: [Dixielandjazz] WGN Radio - Saturday Nights after the gig
<<Thanks Bill. I find it helpful and will give it a listen. During the past
15 years, I played a few Saturday weddings up that way and remember
listening to him for a while on the way home. When I got too far South, I'd
WKCR-FM, 89.1 at Columbia University, NYC and then WBGO, 88.3 in Newark.
a few minutes of silence until I got in range of WRTI-FM 90.1 in
Philadelphia. That was a 160 mile drive home with jazz radio just about all
For me, it was in the late '60s and very early '70s . . . Saturday nights
the midwest, on the way home from the gig . . . WGN Radio - Chicago, with
Franklin McCormick and the Tallman All Night Showcase.
Theme song: Melody of Love
Many that guy was good!
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