Jimmy Lawson, Oral History

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Title

Jimmy Lawson, Oral History

Description

Jimmy Lawson, announcer broadcasting from 1963 – present (WEUP Huntsville, WJLD and WENN, Birmingham, current owner WWPG AM-FM, Tuscaloosa)

Creator

Jimmy Lawson
Bob Friedman

Publisher

Birmingham Black Radio Museum

Date

May 5, 1995

Contributor

Yadira Murguia
Emily Bibb

Format

JPG
MP3
PDF

Language

English

Identifier

LawsonOH

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Interviewer

Bob Friedman

Interviewee

Jimmy Lawson

Transcription

Transcript of audio snippet:

Jimmy Lawson: ...when 104.7, you do know that that was really the audio for a T.V. station don’t you?
Bob Friedman: That was the audio for t, you mean the intended audio for T.V. station.
JL: Yes, yes.
BF: The intended audio for JLN T.V.
JL: That’s correct.
BF: MHHM
JL: And hold on one second,
BF: Sure
JL: I’m back.
BF: Yeah, I I understood that uh at night JLD broadcast on it.
JL: That’s correct.
BF: Yeah
JL: JLD, we were switched to JLD and uh JLN and that’s why people all out in the country.
BF: Right.
JL: Back then this is no joke, back then well before it became this powerhouse of ZZK.
BF: Right.
JL: That it is now, it, people listened to that station in Tennessee.
BF: Right
JL: And it was not uncommon at all for people to hear that station below Montgomery.
BF: Uh huh
JL: And it was amazing.
BF: I heard
JL: People out in the country they had FM, so they, that’s the only thing they use to pick up.

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Citation

Jimmy Lawson and Bob Friedman, “Jimmy Lawson, Oral History,” The Birmingham Black Radio Museum, accessed September 24, 2018, http://thebbrm.org/document/75.

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