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b3f39a - Bham News radio and TV log - April 11, 1957.jpg
"This is a Birmingham News radio log from April 11, 1957. It lists 11 radio stations and 2 television stations. 6 and 13 were the TV stations. JLD had McKinstry. This is back in ‘57. Their radio logs had the previous evening's programming - in this…

b3f35a - Carlean McClure at WBCO board - 1956.jpg
"We are still at folder 35. We have a picture of Johnny’s wife Carlean at the WBCO mike. I don’t believe that she… unless Johnny might have gotten her to read some things, but she was not a regular broadcaster at WBCO. Donated by Ed McCLure"

b3f33a - Sonrose Rutledge at WBCO - 1956.jpg
"Moving along to folder 33 is a picture of Sunrose Rutledge at WBCO, holding a 45. Again from 1956. And hopping good times. Not exactly sure. Might have gotten that from Sunrose himself. Nope, got it from Sonrose after our phione interview. May have…

b3f32a - Erskine Faush at the WBCO console - 1956.jpg
"Ok moving right along we are at folder 32. This is a picture of Erskine Faush at the WBCO mike. It’s interesting cause there is a picture, it almost looks like Stevie Wonder which is impossible, but I think who it is is Al Hibbler. It’s too blurred…

b3f31a - Ed McClure at the WBCO board - 1956.jpg
"So this is folder 31. This is a picture of Johnny Jive, Ed McClure, at the WBCO mike. 1956. It’s actually written on the picture. I’m not sure who did that but any event they may have done it. It came out of his scrap book. Ed McClure donated a…

b3f24a - Ed McClure at the WBCO board - 1955.jpg
"Folder 24 has a picture of Ed McClure, Johnny Jive, at the BCO board with his record rack, his transcription player, his 78s. In the background he’s doing his pitch…. And he’s got his supermarket specialties. The clock on the wall roughly says five…

b3f23a - Bruce Payne at the mic at WBCO - 1955.jpg
"Up to folder 23. There’s Bruce Payne, having a good time at WBCO. He’s holding a 45 of course but in those days it looks like they might have taped something on the label which is a nightmare for record collectors. Donated by mail from Bruce Payne…

b3f22a - engineer (unknown) from WBCO - 1955.jpg
"Ok, folder 22 is a picture of an engineer at WBCO in 1955. I don’t know who the engineer is. I don’t know. Donated by Ed McClure."

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b3f21a - Johnny Jive business card - 1955.jpg
"Ok, moving right along. This is folder 21 and it is a business card for Johnny Jive at WBCO. It's taped to a piece of plexiglass, Now the phone numbers have seven digits. So we’re moving along here, 1955. “It’s wise to advertise on channel 145.…

b3f20a - clip about education levels of WBCO staff - 1954.jpg
"Now this is a total mystery. It is a blow up of something I got from Ed McClure, Johnny Jive. He’s a veteran of World War II. I didn’t realize that. It lists Andrew Dawkins, Bruce Payne, Arthur Whatley, Erskine Fausch, and Laura Walker. It talks…
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