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Sam Frazier Jr., and Bob Friedman taken by Tom Spitzley, April 2019.jpg
Sam Frazier, Jr. (b. Aug 12, 1943) a Birmingham singer who sang the blues, RnB, gospel and country, whose career spans recording in NYC, Birmingham and Los Angeles, Sam came up in the Edgewater neighborhood of Birmingham, played a blues harp and…

b6f2a -Gatemouth Moore's business card - 1970.jpg
Box 6 Folder 2: "Ok, we’re redoing box 6, folder…. So we’re on box 6, folder 2, which contains a business card from Reverend Dwight Gatemouth Moore, who, of course, was a great blues singer and gospel singer and who worked at WEDR and WJLD over the…

b3f46a - KKK on WEDR building - May 29, 1958.jpg
Box 3 Folder 46: "Now we move to folder 46 which are a series of clippings. These are clippings. This is one clipping that is where WEDR, where Shelley Stewart was at, “KKK” was written on WEDR. $5000 worth of vandalism. Ed Estes operated the station…

b3f39a - Bham News radio and TV log - April 11, 1957.jpg
Box 3 Folder 39: "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…

b3f37a - Eddie Castleberry at WMBM Miami - 1956.jpg
Box 3 Folder 37: "We’re now up to folder 37 which is a picture of Eddie Castleberry back in 1956 at WMBM in Miami with his 45s. He's left Birmingham and he's not coming back. When I talked to Eddie, he mentioned that he liked to play the Clovers, and…

b3f34a - W J Allen, gospel announcer at WEDR console - 1956.jpg
Box 3 Folder 34: "This is folder 34, a picture of WJ Allen at the WEDR mike. He’s reading a WEDR release which is in front of him in a loose leaf book. And here’s where you see that little RCA 45 player. That player was produced in 1950. They were…

b3f14a - Bham News radio log Sun, Jan 16, 1955.jpg
Box 3 Folder 14: "And we are now into folder 14, which again are a couple of radio logs from Sunday, January 16th and Friday/Saturday, January 21st/22ndnd of 1955 from the Birmingham News. Joyce Savage is mentioned at… where is Joyce Savage…

b3f3a - BN radio log Sep 30 - Oct 3, 1954.jpg
Box 3 Folder 3: "Okay we’re going to folder number 3. Folder number 3 from October of ‘54. Again Birmingham News radio logs from September 30th thru October 3rd of 1954. WEDR has the Walter Anglin show, and now they’ve changed the frequency…

b3f2a - Bhan News radio log April 1-2, 1954.jpg
Box 3 Folder 2: "Here we go into April of ’54. Again this is folder number 2 of box 3. We have again EDR still misidentified in terms of the frequency. JLD and BCO. WJLD’s April 11th log has spiritual music with Floyd King. And Floyd King is BJ Love…

b3f1a - Bham News radio log  Feb 23-24, 1954.jpg
Box 3 Folder 1: "Ok, we’re in box number 3. Birmingham News radio logs. This is folder number 1 from February of 1954. Tues/Wed, February 23/24th and Sat/Sun, February 2728th. We’re interested, of course, in looking at WEDR, WJLD, and WBCO, the…
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