In 1985, my radio career was soaring. I was co-hosting the hugely successful WQMF-FM morning radio "Show With No Name." My partner Ron Clay was a shrewd, sardonic, soured-on-life hippie guy. He was brilliant and always had something clever to throw out on the air. We could finish each other's sentences with goofy riffs about society, celebrities, and politicians. We did outrageous things. We used sound effects to make it seem as if we were broadcasting from around the world. We lied a lot. We giggled at each other's provocative setups. We were juvenile delinquents trapped in grownup bodies. Rude boys throwing conventional broadcast techniques out the window. Radio stations in Los Angeles, New York, and Philadelphia sent employment inquiries. None of those
Congrats to Gary Burbank on his induction into the Kentucky Broadcasting Hall of Fame. We spoke today: AUDIO 🎙 https://t.co/0kdJq6ItzZ 📻 Exactly 10 years ago today, Gary Burbank and I had a long form chat about his life and career 2009 🎙 https://t.co/KQDdNsBNC7 #kymedia pic.twitter.com/H8Jdy47Eqq— Terry Meiners (@terrymeiners) October 15, 2019 From the Facebook page of WAKY/WKLO audio curator John Quincy: From Bob Moody: "Tonight at the Kentucky Broadcasters awards show. L-R: Bob Moody, Mike McVay, new Hall of Fame inductee Gary Burbank, fellow HOF member Coyote Calhoun, KBA exec Dale Thornhill. Hilarity ensued."
University of Louisville basketball got a magnificent upgrade with a surprise commitment from 5-star forward Brian Bowen. Coach Rick Pitino admitted it was a great stroke of luck and upgrades his newly enforced team as "possibly a 10," making a lofty reference to his 1996 Kentucky Wildcats talent pool. Here's our radio chat on Bowen's talent, Pitino's projection on the next UofL team's upgraded chemistry, the Pitino geezer basketball team for next year, whether LeBron is overmatched in the NBA Finals, and more.
History of the term disc jockey History of radio stations in Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky. Bill Bailey (WAKY & WKLO) was Louisville's greatest radio personality of all time. Parody of Paul Harvey -- "So God Made a Deejay"