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- Tags: Erskine Faush
Al Isaac, Oral History
A flashback to the 1950's New York City days of Jocko Henderson, Birmingham born and raised Al Isaac had a special connection with his RnB and Blues listening audience at WATV 900 AM in Birmingham. His laugh, his character voices they were clearly a…
Tags: 1970s, 1980s, A. G. Gaston, Al Isaac, Alabama Power, Bessemer, Cumberland Capital Building, Dinah Washington, Erskine Faush, Hayes Aircraft, Joe Dentici, Joe Lackey, Junior Civic League, Paul "Tall Paul" White, Platter Parties, Shelley "The Playboy" Stewart, Thomas Jefferson Hotel, WATV, WBUL, Weldon Clark, WENN, WENN walkout, Wenonah
Ron January, Oral History
Ron January (b.March 13, 1953) As of the date of this post edit, Ron, is still on staff at (V94.9 FM-WATV 900) - where he has held almost every possible position - since 1978. Ron began broadcasting at Howard University in the early 70's and came…
Celebrating Erskine Faush
Box 8 Folder 58: "This contains a 27 page folder produced for a celebration held in Erskine Faush's honor celebrating his radio career on July 14, 1989. It contains lots of commendations from people around the city. It also lists the staff in 1989 of…
Tags: 1980s, Erskine Faush, Frank Giardina, Guy Hunt, WATV
Clipping, "Smooth Talker"
Box 8 Folder 57: "Alright, we’re moving along now to 57. Folder 57, We have a clipping in two parts from the Birmingham News, July 14, 1989, an interview with Erskine Faush. And a lot of good history here. He’s in the studio at WATV and much can be…
Tags: 1980s, Birmingham News, Erskine Faush, WATV
Box 8 Folder 22: "Here we are at folder 22. It looks like a big birthday cake for WATV from about 1984. So this is a birthday cake announcing or paying tribute to WATV veterans I guess, some of the first people who were involved with the station, and…
Box 8 Folder 15: "Ok we’re at 15 now. Folder 15 is a staff picture with William Glover, Ron January, Erskine Faush, and Shelley Stewart in the offices of WATV on Five Points Ensley Avenue. Negative donated by photographer Lucious Washington."
Box 7 Folder 42: "Now, here’s folder 42, which is a headshot of Erskine Faush also from ‘79. He would have been at WATV at the time. Donated by McNair Studios."
Tags: 1970s, Erskine Faush, WATV
Clipping, "Black's Strike After White Exec Fired"
Box 7 Folder 6: "And we’re up to Folder 6 which is an article the Birmingham News, from February 13th of 1976. “Blacks strike after white exec fired.” Now shortly after A.G. Gaston purchased WENN radio, what he decided he’d do is to fire Joe Lackey…
Program Log, WENN
Box 5 Folder 18: "Folder 18 is a program log from WENN radio from November 13, 1968 listing all the commercials including Tall Paul’s morning show which began at 6 in the morning. Very very famous DJ, woke everybody up with a cowbell. His signature…
Erskine Faush, Penny Postcard Contest at WENN
Box 4 Folder 18: "We’re up to number, folder number 18, which is a picture of Erskine Faush in front of a tremendous amount of what look like magazines, but they could be postcards, a penny postcard campaign. From the early ‘60s, we’re saying 1963. A…
Tags: 1960s, Erskine Faush, WENN