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  • Tags: Music

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Billy Cliff Evans, announcer at WJLD in the mid 1940’s. Billy shares recollections of early broadcasting from Bessemer radio stations. Became treasurer of the Bessemer History Center.

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David Shears, WBCO Announcer known as Doc B. At WBCO from 1951 to 1954.

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Zack Allen, radio broadcaster with WJLD, interviewed about music played during his time as a DJ in the 1950s

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Ben Alexander discusses the history of WEDR

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Don Solomon, gospel promoter, Sales Director for A.G. Gaston businesses, Discusses his early gospel group and their manager, Leroy Garrett, who went on to found WEUP Huntsville, the first Black owned radio station in Alabama
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