Friday, August 2, 2013
"BROTHER" MIKE CHERRY SENDS WAGRadio A WONDERFUL GIFT - THIS COLLECTOR'S PLAYLIST (Chart/Survey) FROM 1963. CJJZ HEAD HONCHO MIKE SEZ: "THIS IS THE STATION SLY STONE WOULD EVENTUALLY END UP AT".
HEY BROTHER MIKE . . . WE GOTTA ASK . . . IS THAT YOUR HEAD IN THE BOTTOM RIGHT? R U JUMPIN' GEORGE ? WE KNOW YOU'RE NOT (ha bloody ha - a poor attempt at humour) BUT LOOK FOR A COUPLA POSTS COMIN' UP IN THE FALL RE: MIKE CHERRY'S CAREER AT NEW WORLD AFRICAN RADIO STAION KYAC IN SEATTLE, WA.
KSAN 1450-AM MORPHED INTO KSOL - A GIANT OF SOUL MUSIC AND SLY STONE'S RADIO HOME IN THE BAY AREA.
Mr. C also wrote; "KSAN 1450 started with religious/ethnic programming and had a few sponsored 'Race Record' shows as early as 1950. Eventually it adopted a full-time R&B/Soul playlist with a change in call letters to KSOL"