Archive for the 'RADIO' Category

THIS IS GUNSMOKE’S “DOC” (DR. ADAMS)


Stone retired when "Gunsmoke" went off the air in 1975, and died
five years later in San Diego. He was 75 years old.


For his contribution to the television industry, Milburn Stone has
a star on the
Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1981. He was inducted
inducted posthumously into the
Western Performers Hall of Fame
at the
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma
City
. After his death, he left a legacy  for the performing arts in
Cecil County in northeastern Maryland, by way of the Milburn
Stone Theatre in
North East
, Maryland.



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PAYING VISIT TO KATN RADIO IN BOISE, IDAHO.

       

   
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Milburn Stone, "Doc" on Gunsmoke, Grave and Tombstone, El Camino Memorial  Park Cemetery, San Diego, California, photos

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REMEMBER THIS SERIES ON REAL RADIO?

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Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar is a radio drama that aired on CBS
Radio from February 18, 1949 to September 30, 1962.

The series starred Bob Bailey  in "the transcribed adventures
of the man with the action-packed expense account – America’s
fabulous freelance
insurance investigator”.The writer-director
was
Jack Johnstone.

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RADIO PIONEER BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1874

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Guglielmo Giovanni Maria Marconi
(25 April 1874 – 20 July 1937)

Marconi was an Italian inventor and electrical engineer, known
for his creation of a practical
radio wavebased wireless telegraph system.This led to Marconi being credited as the inventor of radio,
and he shared the 1909
Nobel Prize in Physics with Karl Ferdinand
Braun
"in recognition of their contributions to the development of wireless telegraphy".


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UNCLE DON WRIGHT RECENTLY DIED AT 87

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Don Wright (Donald Nomako) (Oct. 6, 1934 – March 13, 2022)

Wright was a celebrated disk jockey, television personality
and corporate communication coach. He passed away 
Sunday, March 13, 2022, after battling a long illness. 


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REMEMBERING RADIOS ART ‘’SPOTTY’’ BELL

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Art Bell died at age 72 at his home in Pahrump, Nevada. An autopsy 
determined the cause of his death. He had suffered from health
problems  in the previous years and posted on his website in July
2016 that he was hospitalized for
pneumonia and revealed at the
time that he suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.   
        
      
          
 
      
Art-Bell KSBK
     
     
  

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Bell served in the U.S. Air Force as a medic during the Vietnam
War
and after leaving military service, he remained in Asia, where he 
lived lived on the Japanese island of
Okinawa. He worked as a disc  
jockey for KSBK, which was the only non-military English-language  
station in
Japan at he time.  

This blogger had the privilege of working with Art during the time
I was stationed at Naha Air Force Base. 
He was a great co-worker
and friend! (B.B.)


 
        

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Blogger Bob doing his DJ thing at KSBK during the 
late 60’s.


      


  

    


 

   

    


          
 


     
 

      


     
     

        


       


  
   

   
   



    

      
     

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