Bob Reynolds an accomplished actor in
theatre who is also market veteran Bob Brown recently stepped away
from the radio microphone to embark on a national tour of 'Funny
Girl'. Bob played the character of Nick Arnstein for the Candlewood
Productions tour that ran through April 2002.
Bob started in
radio at WPAW in 1972 moving to WTLB, WOLF, WFBL (Fire 14) and on to
Detroit staying with Mike Joseph and his Hot Hit's station there. He
returned to Syracuse mid-days at 93Q before concentrating more on
the theatre in Central New York including hundreds of performances
in Jesus Christ, Superstar.
Brown, whose primary professional
focus for the past few years has been theater, including his own
production company was also heard weekends on WSEN.
Peter spent weekends on WOLF before
moving to WHEN. Peter was famous for point trivia on WHEN eventually
moving to middays. Peter is now a reporter for CBS radio news in
Bob who got his start in radio at WPAW in 1972 moving
to WTLB, WOLF, WFBL (Fire 14) and on to Detroit staying with Mike
Joseph and his Hot Hit's station there. He returned to Syracuse
mid-days at 93Q before concentrating more on the theatre in Central
New York including hundreds of performances in Jesus Christ,
Here is Bob Middays on The Big 15 sounding
great in '78 on a Friday morning.
A rare fill-in for the veteran as Jim
was now off air Production Director. Sitting in the last hour for
Bob Reynolds in December of '78.
Rick and Ron & Charlie Brown
The last half hour of Rick and Ron
then Charlie Brown who came to Syracuse from Philadelphia in 1974.
Formerly of WIBG, WIFI, WFIL and WMID in Atlantic City, Charlie left
WOLF for the now defunct WRRB and was replaced by Bob Mitchell.
Brown became Jim Tate, and worked afternoon Drive on WSEN
for a number of
Tony "Oscar" Davis &
Saturday afternoon in the summer of
'79. Tony Davis went to Hot Hits WFBL after WOLF, then worked at
WSEN for a stint. He then went to Maine, Chicago at WBBM, St. Louis
and WOGL in
After a year at WHEN and WSEN, Bob
returns to WOLF. This aircheck recorded on a Sunday afternoon
September 9, 1979.
Bob Murray "The Pizza
With his distinctive
trademark, his Yankee helmet, Bob Murray entertained the overnight
audience in the summer of '79.
Tony Davis introduces Tom Rush. If you
don't remember Rush, it's because he wasn't there very long.
Possibly a month! And now the rush is on to find another
evening personality. In the meantime, the return of
"Your Nightime Companion" Rick Charles.
Rick Gary and Ron Bee. Without question Syracuse's most popular
morning team EVER! If you were to ask anyone in their thirties or
forties if they remember W-O-L-F, they would say "oh sure Rick and
Ron"Ron Bee was the very successful
morning man on B104.7 after doing his stint at WSEN and WEZG for a
number of years.
Rick Gary did 4 tours of duty at WOLF, first in 1968 in the
news department, then replacing Howie Castle mid-days in December of
1969. He remained until March of 1971 being replaced by Don Ryan.
Then Rick returned again shortly in 1972 only to move on to WMPS in
Memphis and eventually WMEX in Boston. Upon his return in 1975 it
was Rick Gary mornings, with Ron Bee's news. The two were so
successful together it eventually became Rick and Ron until the
stations unfortunate sale and format change in late 1981.
did mornings, replacing Ed Murphy on WSYR for a number of years
before moving to Channel 9. Ron joined Rick for a short time on
Radio 57, but it just wasn't the same with WSYR's conservative
Rick Gary had been seen doing his very successful
morning show "Daybreak" with Christie Casciano (another former WOLF
alumni) on Newschannel 9 in Syracuse for a nearly 9 years. He
was also co-host of Bridge Street with Rick & Julie for some
Remember the march around
the breakfast table, or the morning stretchies? How about "get your
crack outa the sack"? You