It was a gathering of the greats.
In July 1972 - and again in July 1973 - WBZ Boston invited some of the biggest legends of Top 40 radio to do a show on a special "Grease Weekend." Dick Clark (on tape), Wolfman Jack, B. Mitchel Reed, Arnie "Woo Woo" Ginsberg, Murray the K and Robert W. Morgan were among those who appeared in one or both of the years. On hand both times was the "Wild I-tralian" Dick Biondi, the National Radio Hall of Fame inductee who still does a nightly show on Chicago's WLS-FM, continuing a career that is now in its seventh decade.
Enjoy Dick Biondi on the WBZ "Grease Weekend" from July 17, 1972 ... in the Aircheck of the Week.
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