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  • Tags: Maurice "Thin Man" King

Curtis Bell - 1990.jpg
Curtis Bell (b. Jun 1, 1962; d. Aug 25, 2020), speaks about getting his start in broadcasting in Birmingham.

b7f7a - Maurice - Thin Man - King at WATV - 1976.jpg
Box 7 Folder 7: "Here we are at folder 7, which is a headshot of Maurice King, otherwise known as the Thin Man, very famous jock who was at WOKS in Columbus, Georgia; WYOK in Little Rock, Arkansas; WTUG in Tuscaloosa; and at WENN in 1963 during the…

b5f18a - page 1 of a WENN radio log - Wed, Nov 13, 1968.jpg
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…

Maurice King.jpg
Richard Maurice "Thin Man" King (b.Sept. 15, 1937; d.June 17, 1980) - born in Uniontown, Alabama to mother Ora Lee Evans (her second marriage last name, not her maiden name) and father Konnie King. "Thin Man," as he was known on the air at WENN 1320…

Sam Frazier Jr., and Bob Friedman taken by Tom Spitzley, April 2019.jpg
Sam Frazier, Jr. (b. Aug 12, 1943) a Birmingham singer who sang the blues, RnB, gospel and country, whose career spans recording in NYC, Birmingham and Los Angeles, Sam came up in the Edgewater neighborhood of Birmingham, played a blues harp and…
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