Dennis Prior

Bill Bailey, 95.7 WLHT Grand Rapids | July 17, 2008

“Soaking up the coffee like a sponge…     *Aircheck donated by Bill Bailey’s widow, Sandy Bailey* Personal note In researching Mr. Bailey’s total radio career and attempting to discover why he passed, I noticed that Bill Bailey, of WLHT, WDRQ, WWDJ and WLS has ONE mention on, and it took 5 pages of google searching to find something that resembled an obituary. I feel that this terrific radio talent has not been properly honored and so, I’m putting out this call to anyone who knew Bill Bailey, to write a proper tribute. In my opinion, Bill Bailey was an integral part of the glory days of radio, a trailblazer, being the first black man on the airstaff of WLS Chicago, and a truly great radio talent whose contributuions to the art of broadcasti...

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