In the mid-1950s, this was the lineup of personalities at WGIV-AM, the Charlotte station popular with kids both black and white because it played the R&B and rock’n’roll music that other stations ignored. Two of the personalities are unknown – can you name them? Front row (from left): “Rockin’ Ray” Gooding, Unknown, “Chattie Hattie” Leeper, “Hot Scott” Hubbs. Back row: Unknown, Larry Keith, Eugene “Genial Gene” Potts, William “Joy Boy” Sanders, Pete “Hound Dog” Toomey.
In the mid-1950s, this was the lineup of personalities at WGIV-AM, the Charlotte station popular with kids both black and white because it played the R&B and rock’n’roll music that other stations ignored. Two of the personalities are unknown – can you name them? Front row (from left): “Rockin’ Ray” Gooding, Unknown, “Chattie Hattie” Leeper, “Hot Scott” Hubbs. Back row: Unknown, Larry Keith, Eugene “Genial Gene” Potts, William “Joy Boy” Sanders, Pete “Hound Dog” Toomey. HO Observer archives
In the mid-1950s, this was the lineup of personalities at WGIV-AM, the Charlotte station popular with kids both black and white because it played the R&B and rock’n’roll music that other stations ignored. Two of the personalities are unknown – can you name them? Front row (from left): “Rockin’ Ray” Gooding, Unknown, “Chattie Hattie” Leeper, “Hot Scott” Hubbs. Back row: Unknown, Larry Keith, Eugene “Genial Gene” Potts, William “Joy Boy” Sanders, Pete “Hound Dog” Toomey. HO Observer archives
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