Lester "Showboat" Young


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b7f31b - Lester Young's FCC permit - Nov 9, 1979.jpg
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Lester "Showboat" Young


Box 7 Folder 31: "We’re up to folder 31 which contains Lester Young’s FCC restricted radio telephone operator’s permit and also a picture of Lester Young who was known as “Showboat.” This from about 1979, he was with JLD till about 1990. Did just a terrific kid’s show in the late ‘80s and into the ‘90s, had tremendous ratings. Had kids singing over the air. Picture donated by McNair Studios."



“Lester "Showboat" Young,” The Birmingham Black Radio Museum, accessed March 29, 2023, https://www.thebbrm.org/item/451.

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