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FATS DOMINO & DAVE BARTHOLOMEW REUNITE - 2010

​                        By Keith Spera - NOLA.com | The Times Picayune.

                        Video courtesy of WWL-TV

FRANKIE FORD INTERVIEW: FROM THE BEGINNING

                        By Bunny Matthews in Offbeat Magazine - January 1, 2005

THE ESQUIRES: A LOOK BACK

                         Thanks to Errol "Dee" Dauenhauer & Big Easy Street Sounds

ROLAND STONE (LEBLANC)

                          Roland tells his Story - From 1993, written by John Sinclair


EARL STANLEY & THE STEREOS: a.k.a. ROGER & THE GYPSIES

                         Earl's story, music, musicians and "Pass The Hatchet."

                                Published on ponderosastomp.com


ALLEN COLLAY:  YOU HAD YOUR "LAST CHANCE"

                          Allen's ashes travel to Mo's Chalet.  Links to hear his music too.

                               Published on ponderosastomp.com


EDDIE POWERS:  THE MUSIC DOESN'T STOP

                          By George Gurtner - Published at MyNewOrleans.com,  May 2006


VINCE VANCE LOOKS BACK AT 40 COLORFUL YEARS  WITH THE VALIANTS

                          By Keith Spera - Published in the Times-Picayune, 9/16/11

THE GLORY RHODES 

                          Their Story & Pictures

HOW MAC REBENNACK BECAME DR. JOHN

                          Mac's Story - Published in Offbeat Magazine

THE LEGENDARY NOBLES BAND CALLS IT QUITS

                           By Kellyn Lappinga  - Published in Offbeat Magazine, June 1, 2012


FATS DOMINO, 85, HONORED

                          The New Orleans Advocate - 9/19/13





GENERAL RADIO ARTICLES



RON HUNTER'S STORY:  A TV ANCHOR HITS BOTTOM

                            Chicago Tribune   3/8/96


THE RISE AND FALL OF AM RADIO

                            A great historical read for radio folks and enthusiasts.   10/13/13


A QUEST TO SAVE AM BEFORE IT'S LOST IN THE STATIC

                            by Edward Wyatt - New York Times  9/8/13


THE DESTRUCTION OF WSMB

                           "Nut & Jeff," Larry Regan, Pictures & Stories  ( Contributed by Ryan Landry )


CORPORATE GREED AND INCOMPETANCE:

                          Why Radio Today Sounds So Bad ... and What You Can Do About It

                           by Bob Walker   (2001 - Rated PG)

AM RADIO, SIGNING OFF

​                           The American Spectator, July / August 2013.


WDSU-TV's SCOTT WALKER CONTINUES HIS FATHER
BOB WALKER'S NEW ORLEANS AIRWAVES LEGACY

                           
Dave Walker column in the Times Picayune, June 19, 2011


NEW ORLEANS ACTOR FRED CRANE DIES 
                           
A Fortier graduate, he spoke the opening lines in "Gone With The Wind." 


BILL ENGEL - FORMER WTIX GENERAL MANAGER
                         "2007 ALUMNUS OF THE YEAR"


THE BEATLES' VISIT TO NEW ORLEANS - SEPTEMBER 16, 1964
                          The "lost" Angus Lind column from the Times-Picayune on September 16, 2004

MR. BINGLE'S CREATOR FINALLY GETS A TOMBSTONE
                          Angus Lind column in the Times Picayune, December 16, 2005


KING BOB & T-BEN TOGETHER AGAIN
                           Angus Lind column in the Times Picayune, December 10, 2005


WWL-AM RATINGS SLIDE
                           New Orleans CityBusiness Article, August 8, 2005


GIANT MEDIA CORPORATIONS AND LIES
                           Bob Walker's Letter To The Editor in the Times Picayune, September 22, 2003


BOB WALKER RETIRES FROM RADIO
                           Angus Lind column in the Times Picayune, May 16, 2003


KILLING THE MUSIC by DON HENLEY of THE EAGLES