WRKO 68 Boston – Harry Nelson – 1976
From The Robert Nicholson Collection
WRKO was the dominant Top-40 station for metro Boston in the 1960s & 70s. Many legendary jocks worked behind the WRKO microphones, including Bobby Mitchell, Johnny Williams, Dale Dorman, Shadow Stevens, Jerry Butler, Willie B, & the voice heard on this aircheck, Harry “Bud” Nelson.
Nelson’s long radio career included on-air and later PD at Top 40 68 WRKO/BOSTON, and he later went on to become PD at sister Oldies outlet WROR. Other radio stops included programming and on-air posts at KSLQ/ST. LOUIS, B95/KANSAS CITY, KLTK/DENVER, 610 KFRC/SAN FRANCISCO and WAPP/NEW YORK. He most recently ran the MAINE-based HARRY NELSON ARTIST MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING.
HARRY “BUD” NELSON, passed away FRIDAY, JUNE 4th, 2021, at age 71. -Ellis