Jim Rose Remembers Radio On WHISNews21 Nov23



HALL OF FAME SOUL SINGER SUCCUMBS Billy Scott is born Peter Pendleton in Huntington, WV. While in the Army in Georgia, he sings with various groups. In 1965, he takes the stage name Billy Scott. In 1966, with his wife, Barbara, they record as The Prophets. In 1968, their first Gold record is I Got the Fever.

As the Georgia Prophets, they record California and Seaside Love. In 1999, Billy Scott inducts into the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame. At 10:30 am on Saturday, November 17, 2012 Billy dies at 70 of pancreatic and liver cancer in his home in Charlotte, NC. North Carolina Music Hall of Fame Web page says: Billy was among the original inductees in the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame. The music in Heaven surely sounded better the day that Billy joined the Heavenly band!

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Orson Welles delivers a radio broadcast from a New York studio in 1938

SANDY TURNS OUT THE LIGHTS IN NYC Many of America’s radio stations go on the air in 1928 the same year Henry Ford puts his Model A automobile on our streets. When the Telecommunications Act of 1996 arrives, legions of broadcasters scream This is the end of radio! That landmark decision means that greedy fat cats can grab radio stations by the handfuls. Bank tellers take control of radio stations and turn them into conveyor belts of the same old same old. But listen up! Terrestrial radio is still in its infancy. Radio is where listeners turn to when in need because we’re always there. In the first week of November 2012 when hurricane Sandy turns out the lights in New York City, area residents crank up their battery-powered radios to keep up with the deadly storm’s every move. Local radio station audiences climb to their highest level. Once again, when folks want to be in the know, terrestrial radio reigns supreme as your closest friend and ally.


Why do the Everly Brothers turn Bob Dylan down over recording his tune Lay Lady Lay?

The answer appears below.


•FRANK PASTORE 55-year-old former pitcher with the Cincinnati Reds popular host on Salem Christian Talk KKLA FM [99.5] in Glendale, CA since 1994 thrown from his Honda Shadow motorcycle on 210 freeway on Monday night, November 19, 2012 in critical condition and in a coma.

•GENE NORMAN chief weather caster on KHOU TV CBS CH11 Houston, TX since June 2008 exits to pursue new opportunities in weather forecasting and meteorology.

•WBYW FM Horizon Broadcasting Adult Rock (104.3 The Bay) Panama City/Lynn Haven, FL since August 2011 goes dark on Friday, November 16, 2012 due to financial difficulties.



•1955 SHEMP HOWARD [Samuel Horwitz] brother of 3 Stooges Moe and Curly dies at 60 on November 22nd.

1967 JACK GREENE (There Goes My Everything #1 for 7 weeks 1966) is first Country star to appear in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 23rd.

•1971 WXLT TV (now WWSB) ABC CH40 in Sarasota-Bradenton, FL begins broadcasting on November 23rd.

1984 SUZY BOGGUSS moves to Nashville, TN on November 22nd.

•1994 WILLIAM LEONARD CBS News President dies of a stroke at 78 on November 23rd.

2008 LADY ANTEBELLUM’s video Lookin’ For A Good Time debuts on CMT on November 21st.



DAVE MICHAELS (Dayton-Huber Heights, OH) Subject: Sunday Early AM. Happy Birthday Jim – and may the Holidays be good to you and your little 4 legged friend. We have the fire-place burning Up this way with Snow on the way. Your Radio Pal ”””” Dave Michaels

MARK DRISCOLL [‘Mr. Voice’ National multi-voice artist] (Los Angeles, CA) hb2uuuuuu!

GARY ALLYN (San Diego-Fallbrook, CA) Subject: Greetings. Best of everything Jim on your Natal Day. I read every issue and enjoy your continued good work. -Gary Allyn


JAMES MARVELL [Mercy lead singer ‘Love Can Make You Happy’ 1969] (Tampa, FL) Jim, The very best to you and Lacy! And a blessed Thanksgiving. James Marvell


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JIM MCCURDY (Austin-Cedar Park, TX) Subject: Happy Birthday! Jim and Lacy…Happy Birthday pard, and here’s hoping for many, many more! Just so you know, I recently made the move from Seton Healthcare Family to University Federal Credit Union in Business Development in the medical community. Both great organizations, and a great way to wrap up my career, which started in radio back in 1966 in Abilene, Texas on KRBC-Radio, then KNIT Radio and then into TV as news anchor at KRBC-TV and KTAB-TV for about 30 years. It has been a great ride! Jim McCurdy; Medical Business Development; University Federal Credit Union

TOM CLAY [mornings on KWUD FM-AM] (Beaumont, TX) Happy Birthday Jim!

MIKE MARSHALL (Houston, TX) Jim, Happy birthday and many more.

J.P. PRITCHARD (Houston, TX) Happy Birthday Jim!

DIXIE HOWELL (San Antonio, TX) Happy Birthday!

JOHN STEEL (Houston, TX) Happy Birthday Jim.

EVELYN PATE ALLEN (Kemp, TX) Subject: birthday. Jim all the X guys and dolls from F.A.H S wish you a Happy Birthday. You have several wishes on our Web page Echo’s of South Dallas.

DAVID FAULKNER (Dallas, TX) Happy Birthday Jim! David Faulkner

CHUMBE SALINAS (Benavides, TX) Happy birthday, Jim!! Hope you and Lacy are doing good!

BILLY THORMAN (Ft. Worth, TX) Subject: Hola. Happy belated birthday, Mr. Rose. I hope it was a great one and that you have many more! All the best! b

DR. BRUCE NELSON (Corpus Christi, TX) Enjoy your special day tomorrow Jim!! DrB (www.kftx.com)

ANDY WALDROP (Houston, TX) Happy Birthday, Jim!!!

DON TIFFIN (Dallas-The Colony, TX) Have a great birthday Jim!! Happy Birthday!

BILL INGRAM (Houston-Cleveland, TX) Happy Birthday Jim!

ROBERT REYES [Bobby] (San Antonio, TX) Subject: happy b-day! Hey there Jim…noticed many of your readers wishing you a happy birthday, so if I’m late, a belated HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you! …all the best to you and Lacy! Bobby R.

BILL CHERRY (Dallas, TX) Happy Birthday, Jim!!

TWEED SCOTT (Austin, TX) Happy birthday, Jim.



TRIVIA ANSWER: The Everly Brothers turn Bob Dylan down for the opportunity to be the first to record his new tune Lay Lady Lay because when they hear him sing it for them they mis-hear the lyrics. The Everlys believe that the line Lay lady lay, lay across my big breasts, babe might be a song about lesbians. So, the Everly Bothers politely decline to record Dylan’s new song.

But, Bob Dylan records his own song Lay Lady Lay and releases it in July 1969 on his Nashville Skyline album. Pete Drake plays the pedal steel guitar and Charlie Daniels plays guitar. The single lands at #8 on Billboard’s Hot 100. Over the years, Bob Dylan’s song Lay lady lay becomes a standard for numerous artists like The Byrds, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Melanie, The Isley Brothers, Duran Duran, Magnet and Hoyt Axton among many others. The Everlys later record Lay lady lay on their EB 84 album.


JAY NOBLE (Dallas-Flower Mound, TX) Happy Birthday Jim!

BRAD WITT (Conroe, TX) happy b’day blessings, jim:)

JUMPIN’ JOE BARNETT (Houston-Katy, TX) Happy Birthday!!

MICHELLE DEAN PLUNK (Marble Falls, TX) Happy birthday!


ROD SERLING (December 25, 1924-June 28, 1975)Anybody who claims he’s 39 years old for as long as he has is a permanent resident of the Twilight Zone.

 Jim Rose and Lacy
Houston, Texas – Laus Deo

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