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(l-r) Rosco Floyd, Soul Vocalist Joe Simon, Dave and Leo Taylor - 1978, WENN.jpg
Dave Donnell (b. Nov.2, 1949.) Dave held many positions at many stations, starting in 1969 at WVOL AM Nashville, his birth city, then to KALO AM Little Rock and finally to Birmingham, where he spent many years at WENN 107.7 FM, at WBUL 1220, at…

b8f40b - Manuel Fitch with Roy Wood at WAGG - Dec 1987.jpg
Box 8 Folder 40: "Folder 40 contains two envelopes donated by Manuel Fitch, one containing his W-2 from 1986 from WYDE 850AM and the other containing W-2s from 1985 thru 1988 from WAGG 1320AM. Also in this folder, a color picture of Manuel Fitch…

b8f33a - Spring '85 Black radio ratings.jpg
Box 8 Folder 33: "OK, this is a, in folder 33, this is a listing from the spring of 1985, the comparative ratings of JLD, AGG, ATV, and ENN FM. And WJLD was holding its share. Of course, WENN FM had long since run away with the ratings. They were all…

b8f4a - Gaston staffers in front of Lounge - 1980.jpg
Box 8 Folder 4: "This is folder 4 which is an 8x10 black and white out in front of Gaston’s Funeral… actually, it’s out in front of Gaston’s Lounge and Dining. This would have been a part of the Gaston Motel on 5th Avenue North. I don’t know where…

b7f16a - Leo Taylor from WJLD - 1978.jpg
Box 7 Folder 16: "We’re at folder 16 which is a headshot from 1978 of Leo Taylor who was at WJLD, WBUL and at WENN radio. Ron January shared the following: He (Taylor) was originally hired to take over "Sound Off" (a Saturday morning talk show) in…

b7f5a - Epstein-Gaston-McKinstry at LR Hall - 1975.jpg
Box 7 Folder 5: "Three giants of radio and gospel promotion: (l-r) Taft Epstein, owner of two clothing stores in Birmingham, well known for his gospel concert sponsorship, helping produce the popular church fans of the 1960's and 70's, with the…

b7f2a- FCC renews WJLD and WENN licenses- 1975.jpg
Box 7 Folder 2: "Ok, here we are on folder 2. A clipping from the Birmingham Post Herald of December 16, 1975 indicating that both WENN radio and WENN FM under their new owner, the Booker T. Washington Broadcasting Company, so were awarded licenses…

b2f13a - Roy Wood - in the 1950's.jpg
Box 2 Folder 13: "Moving to folder 13 is a picture from 1950 of Roy Wood Sr. who, this was from July 1950 we approximate, which may have been from his confirmation. Donated by Roy to me. That would have placed him down here. No that would have placed…

Gene Newman0002.jpg
Gene Newman, owner of WBEZ and WSMQ, began his career in the 1950’s. Discusses the frequency swaps between WEZB and WBCO that created WENN 1320 and WYAM 1450 in 1958.
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