More WAKY Newspaper Articles
DJs or Deejays:
Both Are WAKY is a December 1965 article from The Declaration,
the newspaper of Thomas Jefferson High School. The subjects are Jack Daniels
and George Williams.
Tim Tyler, WAKY Disc
Jockey, Talks About Louisville Teens is an undated article from
"The Chit Chat" (a high school newspaper we assume) about the popular 1960s
A Disc Jockey Needs 3
Hands is a late-60s Louisville Times article that spotlights WAKY midday jock
Louisville's Midnight Cowboys
looks at some of the city's all-night jocks in April of 1970.
The Johnny Randolph-Charlie Rich Story
is a mid-70s Courier-Journal
column tells the story of how WAKY Program Director Johnny Randolph helped relaunch the career of
Charlie Rich by going "Behind Closed Doors."
Back From The Big Time profiles
Lee Gray, Bill Bailey and Gary Burbank, three DJs who left
Louisville for major markets but returned to the Derby City.
DJ Dictionary: Who's
Who On The Radio is a scan of a Louisville Scene newspaper page
from TV-Radio Critic Vince Staten that shows who was on the radio in
the Derby City in February, 1979:
Half | Bottom Half
Deejay Has Two Voices is a
September 1981 Courier-Journal Accent column that profiles WAKY's
husband-and-wife morning team, Tim and Ev Kelley.
A Little Help
From Friends Launches Party At Cristy's is a
November 1983 Courier-Journal article column that spotlights a WAKY Beatles
Airwaves Went WAKY In The Old Days Of Rock 'N' Roll is a 1986
Courier-Journal Cityscape column that looks back at WAKY's early days and more
Rocked By The
Present, WAKY Will Roll Into The Past For Good is an excerpt from an
August 1986 Tom Dorsey Courier-Journal column that talks about
the WAKY call letters disappearing from the Louisville airwaves.
Radio Station Was One Wacky Place To Work is an October 6, 1989
Lexington Herald-Leader column previewing Jack Pattie's WVLK show that
featured Johnny Randolph, Gary Burbank and Bill Bailey.
Never Be Another WAKY and More
About WAKY are early 2006 columns by Roger Moon from Bedford,
of WAKY: Johnny Randolph Remembered is a Summer 2006 Louisville Sun
article by WHAS talk show host Joe Elliott.
Early Top-40 Days Of WAKY, WKLO Will Resonate At Reunion
is an August 2, 2006 Byron
Crawford Courier-Journal column that reminisces about WAKY's glory days
and promotes the 2006 WAKY-WKLO Reunion.
More; WAKY Is Back On Local Radio is a May 13, 2007 Courier-Journal
column from Byron Crawford about the return of WAKY to the Louisville
The Soundtrack For Many Lives is a September 2007 column by the
Times-Mail's Roger Moon.