Johnny "The Disco Kid" Austin


b7f44a - Johnny Austin at WJLD - 1979.jpg


Johnny "The Disco Kid" Austin


Box 7 Folder 44: We’re now moving to folder 44 which is a picture of Johnny Austin, the Disco Kid, from WJLD, 1978 to 1981. He worked for Shelley, he did set up for Shelley Stewart. You keeping track of that other stuff? That’s them? Yeah? City Councilor Johnny Austin's uncle. Also know as Johnny WENN. Part of the '76 walk out. Ron remembers Johnny moving from WJLD to WATV and then back to WJLD. Donated by McNair Studios."



“Johnny "The Disco Kid" Austin,” The Birmingham Black Radio Museum, accessed February 17, 2020,

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