Bill Beamish

Bill Beamish, 1300 WAVZ New Haven | September 6, 1965

Recording Date: 09.06.1965 Station: 1300 WAVZ New Haven Format: Top 40 Branded: “Lucky 13” Ownership: Kopps-Monahan Featured Air Personality: Bill Beamish (William R. Beamish, 01.16.1930 – 07.08.2009) (WMCA/WAVZ) Contributor: Andy Bologovsky Total Time: 11:03 …A WAVZ Flying Hit!… Curator’s (original) Notes: Back we go to a tape that Andy Bologovsky sent in back in 2008. This features Bill Beamish, a jock from the days when deejays sounded like big race track announcers. Listening to this, you’ll be struck by how important the DJ was considered a part of the station’s programming. Listen at about 4 minutes in for the WAVZ “Straight Shooter Sweepstakes”… its a station contest that sounds like a horse race, with all the ‘...

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