Talent: TOM SHANNON
Station: WHTT-FM Buffalo, N.Y.
Date: March 31, 2005
Time: 50:20 (unscoped)
"It's been a heck of a ride."
Tom Shannon ended a 50-year broadcasting career doing what he did best - telling stories.
On this aircheck from the last hour of his final show, Shannon talks about meeting Elvis, Buffalo radio people of the past, how "Wild Weekend" came to be his theme song and accepts congratulations on his retirement as a career that began as a teen newsman at Buffalo's WXRA in 1955.
Shannon died May 27, 2021 at the age of 82.
Enjoy Tom Shannon's final show (UNSCOPED) here.
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(The Robert F. Skerzewski
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