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  • Tags: Ron "Marathon Man" January

b7f9a - Ron January headshot from WJLD - 1976.jpg
Box 7 Folder 9: "We’re up to folder 9. There are two pictures in folder 9. One is a head shot of Ron January when he started at WJLD in 1976. The second is a picture of Ron at the WJLD mic. Ron had the nick name "Marathon Man" because he had a shift…

b7f16a - Leo Taylor from WJLD - 1978.jpg
Box 7 Folder 16: "We’re at folder 16 which is a headshot from 1978 of Leo Taylor who was at WJLD, WBUL and at WENN radio. Ron January shared the following: He (Taylor) was originally hired to take over "Sound Off" (a Saturday morning talk show) in…

b7f23a - Victor - Spider Man - Boykin, WBUL - 1978.jpg
Box 7 Folder 23: "Folder 23 is a picture of Victor Boykin, otherwise known as “Spider Man,” who was on WBUL from ‘77 to ’79. One of WBUL's slogans was "the sound of young America." Ron January says he had a good following and said he tried to recruit…

b7f45a - Graham Central Station script - WJLD  8-23-75.jpg
Box 7 Folder 45: "Ok, folder 45 is a whole batch of WJLD continuity from the 1975 through 1979. What's neat about continuity is that it establishes personnel and date of employ relationships as well as those who bring in the concerts.
So for the…

b8f10a - WJLD Program log - Thursday, June 4, 1981.jpg
Box 8 Folder 10: "Ok, this is folder 10 which are a series of sign-on logs, air time logs. And it lists the various shift times and it also has the signatures of many of the people who were on WJLD in 1981. These logs span June 4th, which was a…

b8f15a - WATV core staff - 1982.jpg
Box 8 Folder 15: "Ok we’re at 15 now. Folder 15 is a staff picture with William Glover, Ron January, Erskine Faush, and Shelley Stewart in the offices of WATV on Five Points Ensley Avenue. Negative donated by photographer Lucious Washington."

Shivers head shot.jpg
Carolyn “Michelle” Shivers (b. Sept 21, 1954). Michelle was an on air personality and, for a time, Music Director, at WJLD in the late 1970's. In this interview, she shares some of her recollections of the period that encompassed the 1976 WENN…
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