WDAS was commended by many in the industry and in the civil rights movement. It was Louise again, who predicts and picks Aretha’s first hit,” Never Loved a Man” and told Wexler to be sure and record a song called, “Respect.” Obituaries and death notices are paid. The theme that runs through all her work is her desire to bring inspiration and assistance to those people in need. Your current browser isn't compatible with SoundCloud.

Notifications from this discussion will be disabled. Her first husband,Tod Van Sickle,was a former club owner. “But he chose to bring charges in Harrisburg because it’s not about justice, it’s about a county that’s most likely to convict,” Peruto said.

In 1929, the station's studio and transmitter were moved to the Elks Club at Broad and Vine Streets and the call sign changed to WELK. ��&���V��%Ņ�I�wKUοH��g��U* endobj The program focuses on African American jocks such as Douglas "Jocko" Henderson, Georgie Woods, Sonny Hopson, Louise Williams, and Jimmy Bishop, as well as their white cohorts such as Joe "Butterball" Tamburro, Harvey Holiday, and Bob Klein, the general manager of WDAS (1480-AM), the white-owned station that faithfully served the black community in Philadelphia from the 1950s to … — Photo: pahouse.com.
She has used this forum to inform and unite people around social, civic and religious issues; to advocate for services for the poor, including job search; and to bring the message of political leaders to the people. Following his return from Mecca, Malcolm X visited the station on December 29, 1964. By day, the station is powered at 5,000 watts. We'd love to hear eyewitness The arrests raised to six the number charged in a case abandoned by Attorney General Kathleen Kane, also a Democrat.

We had to follow the evidence.”. Get an email notification whenever someone contributes to the discussion. Ed Bradley of 60 Minutes fame once worked on WDAS as did Philadelphia's Queen of Gospel Music and now State Representative Louise Williams Bishop.

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"Philly's 'Gambler' Declares Itself The 'Future Of Sports Talk Radio. WURD is the only African-American owned and operated talk radio station in Pennsylvania, and one of few in the country. Williams' Philadelphia radio career began in 1980 on WDAS, but it wasn’t William’s first radio appearance.
“I’ve known and looked up to Rev. You have exhausted your free article views for this month. Use the 'Report' link on WDAS (AM) programming is broadcast on the following translators: Coordinates: 39°59′53″N 75°12′43″W / 39.99806°N 75.21194°W / 39.99806; -75.21194, Radio station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992, "WDAS-A Returns To The Soul Of Philadelphia", "iHeart To Launch Philadelphia Papal Pop-Up Format", "Papal Visit Prompts WDAS-A (Smooth Jazz 'JJZ)/Philadelphia To Air 'Pope Info Radio' 9/19-27", "iHeartMedia & Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia Partner For Breakthrough Radio 1480", "CHOP-backed Breakthrough Radio is a new station". The station also took on an activist role. Kane has said the probe was too flawed to yield convictions.