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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…

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…

Trumon and Rod.jpg
Trumon Puckett (b. Aug 2, 1917 - d. Jan 30, 1967) - one of Birmingham radio's most famous names. Trumon Puckett was well know in gospel radio circles in both the Black and white communities with his "Gospel Ship" program on WJLD 1400. Beginning his…

Rev Fred 2002.jpg
Rev. Fred Lee Shuttlesworth (b. March 18, 1922; d. October 5, 2011) – Rev. Shuttlesworth, a Birmingham Baptist Minister and Pastor of the Bethel Baptist Church in Birmingham from 1953 to 1961. He was the founder of the Alabama Christian Movement for…

b8f62a - Darleen, WJLD receptionist - 1989.jpg
Box 8 Folder 62: "Folder 62 contains a picture of Darlene Douglas at the front desk. She was WJLD receptionist in 1989 and also, responsible for traffic, or continuity, typing up of logs with commercial breaks, for the announcers."

b8f60a - two WJLD bumper stickers - 1989.jpg
Box 8 Folder 61: "We are now up to folder 61. Number 61 from 1989 contains a couple of bumper stickers from 1989. The backs are the sponsors that paid for the bumper stickers. Also, a picture of Darleen, I can’t remember Darleen’s last name, who was…

b8f55a - Cover of May 4, 1989 Bham Times Show Time mag.jpg
Box 8 Folder 55: "We’re now at 55. Folder 55 is a piece, is the Showtime section of the Birmingham Times from May 4, 1989 which talks about all kinds of night life and mentions WJLD. “A couple of years ago Sheryl Hunter won the Budweiser Showdown,…

b8f54a - Bham Times on Little Howard Scott - 1989.jpg
Box 8 Folder 54: "Moving along to folder 54 is a copy of a clipping from December 7, 1989 about the 45th Anniversary of Reverend Howard Scott, Little Howard Scott, being on the air. This probably from the Birmingham Times as well. Little Howard…

b8f53a - Bham Times article on WJLD's Budweiser Showdown - 1989.jpg
Box 8 Folder 53: "Oh God. Alright. This is number 53. Folder 53, which is a copy of a clipping from the June 1, 1989 Birmingham Times, depicting the Budweiser Showdown that WJLD for two years beginning in 1988. I (Bob Friedman) was the organizer of…

b8f52a - Fun n Stuff 1989 article - Doowop Shop.jpg
Box 8 Folder 52: "We are at folder 52 and this is a copy of a clipping from 1989, from July of 1989, from a local newspaper called Fun ‘n Stuff and the article is entitled “Doo-wop” by Bobby D, and really what it does is it’s an article that I wrote…
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