Compiled and Edited by Bob Friedman from interviews with Ben Franklin, Lewis White, Roy Wood Sr., Jimmy Jones, Edward McClure, N. B. Wooding, Gary Richardson and others along the way. Originally produced for WJLD’s 50th Anniversary in 1992, this history has been updated as of February, 2006.
We apologize for any personality pictures not included. We simply didn’t have them and would welcome submissions as well as the identities of persons shown but not listed.
1940s | 1950s | 1960s | 1970s | 1980s | 1990s & Beyond