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  • Tags: Paul "Tall Paul" White

b7f32a - Paul White with contest winner - 1979.jpg
Box 7 Folder 32: "Moving on to folder 32 is a picture of Paul with apparently somebody who won a WJLD... a television on a contest at WJLD. This again from 1979. By this time as you recall the walk out has taken place, WJLD. The reason that Paul is…

b7f25a - Paul White, Captain of the WJLD Microphones - 1979.jpg
Box 7 Folder 25: "This is folder 25 which contains a black and white 8x10 and a color 4x6 of Paul Dudley White, otherwise known as Tall Paul, in his baseball uniform. He was Captain and a player with the "WJLD Microphones." He was NOT born with…

b7f6a - WENN walk-out - Bhm News Feb 13, 1976.jpg
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…

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…

b5f2a - Tall Paul receiving an award - 1967.jpg
Box 5 Folder 2: "This is a photo of Paul "Tall Paul" White receiving an award, either for his work or on behalf of radio station WENN. We don't exactly know what it's for, when and where it took place, who the other man (or two) in the picture is,…

b4f21a - Paul White's theme song - Tall Paul - 1959.jpg
Box 4 Folder 21: "Here we have the 1959 pop hit, "Tall Paul" by Annette (Funicello), one of the original Mouseketeers on mid 1950's TV. The song became the iconic theme song of Paul "Tall Paul" White, the extraordinary morning announcer on WENN…

b3f55a - WEUP Trailer  March 20, 1958, from Huntsville Rewound.jpg
Box 3 Folder 55: "Folder 55 contains two pictures obtained from the WEUP website in Huntsville, Alabama. WEUP went on the air in 1958 as the first African American owned radio station in Alabama. Leroy Garrett was the owner and there is much in our…

b3f53a - Paul White - Bobby Hayden - A&M Homecoming Game - 1959.jpg
Box 3 Folder 53: "Wonderful picture of Paul White and Bobby Hayden at the 1959 A&M Homecoming Game. Paul is announcing the game. We do not know if WEUP AM is broadcasting the game but we think so. Paul was the News and Sports Manager for the…

1979 - Paul in White Suit - head shot.jpg
Paul White (b. Aug. 16, 1936; d. Aug. 19, 2001) a classic discussion on WATV 900 AM Radio Birmingham, between two iconic Birmingham radio announcers. Paul White, commonly known as Tall Paul, and Shelly Stewart, known as Shelley the Playboy. Paul…

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