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I N G R A D I O
W I N G R A D I O 1960S
W I N G R A D I O 1960S
THE WING STUDIOS ON FIRST STREET IN DAYTON OHIO CIRCA 1962
WING RADIO WAS NAMED ONE OF THE TOP TEN
RADIO STATIONS IN THE NATION BY BILLBOARD
MAGAZINE FOR MOST OF THE 1960S
THIS WEB PAGE IS DEDICATED TO THOSE EMPLOYEES OF WING
WHO PROVIDED THE TALENT AND DRIVE TO MAKE IT HAPPEN.
THE MAN WHO HEADED THIS GROUP OF UNUSUAL AND GIFTED TALENT WAS..
MAN WHO PROVIDED THE PROGRAMMING
JIM SMITH (left-shown here with contest winner and announcer Bob Holliday)
was Jim Smith who served as program
director, implementing the top 40 format
that resulted in the highest rateings ever recorded in the history of Dayton radio.
ALSO WAS THE "M.C."
OF DAYTON'S MOST POPULAR DANCE
SHOW, THE "COCA COLA HI FI CLUB, BROADCAST EVERY SATURDAY
BIG EVENT EVERY SUMMER IN THE
AREA WAS THE Le SOURDESVILLE LAKE
I N G WING FLING"
OF THE WING FAMILY TAKING A
THE AIR AND IN THE AIR"
MIKE GAVIN AND LOU SWANSON
ON THE DUNKING MACHINE
"GENTLEMEN...START YOUR ENGINES"
WITH ROD WILLIAMS,GENE BARRY AND STAN SCOTT
AND SPEAKING OF FAST CARS..........
WYMER INTERVIEWS JIM SMITH
AS DALE MOUDY GETS SET
TO RETURN TO THE WING STUDIOS
AND SPEAKING OF
WING'S JUDY SEUBERT AT AN
AD CLUB CELBRATION WHEN
NOT WINNING BEAUTY CONTESTS
BARRON-ROD WILLIAMS-ROD WILLIAMS-BOB
BOB BARRON"S SIGN OFF.'' the moving finger writes and having written, moves on''.
teacher Edythe Klumpp was
scheduled to be the first woman to die in
the Ohio electric chair, charged with first degree murder of a Cincinnati woman.
Newscaster Rod Williams & sound engineer Jake Yancy traveled to Klumpp's
death row cell in Marysville Ohio reformatory and Williams' exclusive inter-
view was broadcast on radio stations throughout Ohio and later broadcast on
all three major networks; NBC-ABC-CBS
the interview, Ohio Governor
Michael Disalle joined the condemed
woman in her cell and as a result commuted her sentence avoiding the death
penalty and later resulting in her release from prison
GENE BARRY-JACK MURRAY-STAN SCOTT
BOB HOLLIDAY-LOU SWANSON-BOB BARRON-ROD WILLIAMS
FAIR STAFF AND ENGINEERS ALONG WITH VOLUNTEERS
FFODURING A "HALLOWEEN" PROMOTION
IN(IN SUITS-LEFT TO RIGHT)
LOU SWANSON, GENE BARRY, LES BODINE, JAKE YANCEY,ROD WILLIAMS, JIM SMITH,
JOSIE DYKSTRA AND BERNIE KOVAL.S
KEPT IT "ON THE AIR"
STAN SCOTT LEADING A WING PARADE
LEFT TO RIGHT...ON
lou swanson-bobby harper-bob holliday-gene barry-jim smith
A PARTY WITH SOME OF THE WING STARS OF THE 1 9 6 0 ' S
LINDA MALLORY-JERRY PERISI LOU SWANSON BARBARA WILLIAMS DALE& ELLE MOUDY
WILBUR BOTTS & WIFE ROD WILLIAMS KEN WARREN
GRACEGRACE WEISS BOB HARPER WILBUR " ELVIS" BOTTS
JIM SMITH BOB MELBERTH JAKE YANCEY
ROD & BARB WILLIAMS JOHNNY SAUER STAN SCOTT
JACK WYMER "D.D." SWANSON GEORGE LENNING
AND A FEW MORE PHOTOS TO GO....
(ABOVEABOVE.....LOU SWANSON "HALF BAKED AND ON HIS ASS