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Andrew Fields (b.Jan 2, 1936, d. Nov 10, 2004), overnight broadcaster and part timer at WJLD and WBUL, discusses his career spanning 1969-1982; reflecting on his development and experience in Birmingham radio and his contemporaries.

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Manuel Fitch, long time gospel announcer currently on WJLD Radio AM 1400 and 94.1 FM, on Saturday mornings from 6-8AM. Manuel began working in Birmingham radio in the 1970’s and shared his recollections and stories from his scrapbook pictures. His…

b6f19a - Church fan with Rev W.A. Clark - 1972.jpg
Box 6 Folder 19: "Moving along to folder 19, these are copies of two fans… didn’t we have this already? Ok, these are copies of both sides of fans that were put out by the Epp’s Jewelry folks and Taft Epstein was a big promoter of black radio, church…

b6f21a - WBUL contract.jpg
Box 6 Folder 21: "Ok we’re at folder 21 which are about 300 copies of radio station WBUL’s contracts, for sale contracts. They had been closed for quite some time but the building still existed, and I was able to get up into the old facility with a…

b6f23a - WBUL first sign on - Nov 9, 1972.jpg
Box 6 Folder 23: "This is folder 23 and it’s a WBUL sign on and of course they… its interesting because when WAYE was created they simply just changed the language from BUL to AYE and it just announces… it’s a good morning announcement. It’s a sign…

b7f4a - WBUL offices - a gathering - 1975.jpg
Box 7 Folder 4: "Folder 4: A gathering of various media folk. Not sure where held. Manuel Fitch, WJLD Gospel announcer worked at WJLD and WBUL in the 1970's and had this and many other pictures from that period. He says these Folder 4 pictures were…

b7f10a - John Streeter at WATV - 1977.jpg
Box 7 Folder 10: "This is folder 10 which is a picture of John Streeter who was a gospel jock first at WENN brought in by Larry Hayes and Bob Shivers...then at WATV and WBUL. Ron January shares that he left for BUL to go up against Faush at WATV and…

b7f13a - Stan Granger at WENN - 1977.jpg
Box 7 Folder 13: "OK, this is folder 13 which is a picture of Stan Granger, Stan Granger, he was known as Stan “the Man” Granger. He was at BUL in the mid-70s, WENN in the late-70s, in which he held a 3 to 7 slot, and moved to WATV around 1979-80.…

b7f14a - Gary Richardson at WJLD - 1977.jpg
Box 7 Folder 14: "We’re at folder 14 which is a headshot of Gary Richardson from 1977. Started his career at WJLD radio. Spent a little time at WBUL and then back to WJLD. He would become chief engineer. That extraordinary skill and love for…
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