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Christmas offerings

Ross Hunter <rossgroups@...>
 

Arch reading “A Christmas Carol” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glqWNE7P7Wk


Ross
71-86

looking for a song title

Ross Hunter <ross@...>
 

The email below came to the WJMA web site this morning. Can anyone here help with a song title? I did a bit of Googling and came up with two possibilities:
Ronnie Hawkins "The Ballad of Caryl Chessman https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jolwF4PfJqs

I don't think either song has the lyric the writer remembers.

Ross
71-86
==========

I have no idea if you can help me but we've pretty much tried everything else & your station was the one where I first heard this song.
 
From 1959 to 1963 I lived in Orange County in the St Just area down near the Spotsylvania County line.  Mom kept her little electric white & gold plastic kitchen radio tuned to WJMA.  I can see it sitting on the window sill just inside where you could see & smell the lilac hedge just beyond.
 
In the 60s there was a song about 'capital punishment.'  At the time there was a hue & cry regarding the subject due to Caryl Chessman having been sentenced to die.  There were a lot of songs that named him specifically but the song I'm talking about focused more on the subject of capital punishment rather than the condemned Chessman.  About the only thing I'm sure of is the last haunting line that came after the body of the song that went, "They call it capital punishment, I call it a crime."  It was slower in pace than the rest of the song...sorta drawn out to make the point.  I can't remember one word of the rest of the song.
 
If I had to, I'd guess that the singer was Charlie Waller, late of Country Gentlemen...it had that sound, but it could just as easily be someone else.  I have everything he ever sang & have listened to them, so I know it wasn't on any of HIS albums.  However, I do know that he had transitioned from Buzz Busby's Bayou Boys to Country Gentlemen due to Buzz's near demise due to a terrible car accident.  As I recall WJMA played a mix of whatever was popular or had been & could be listened to by children as well as a more mature audience.
 
Any help you have will be more than appreciated.  In fact, I may nominate you for the Hall of Fame...lol  ♦

WKRP again

Ross Hunter <rossgroups@...>
 

Re: as God is my witness...

Reid Harrison
 

My memory has it like this: there was this guy responding to the assertion that turkeys are so stupid that they’ll stare up at the rain with their mouths open and thereby drown.  He said,  “Turkey not dumb, turkey smart animal…”

It’s bizarre how often I’ve actually repeated that line over the years. 

On Dec 4, 2014, at 12:56 PM, Ross Hunter rossgroups@... [WJMA] <WJMA@...> wrote:

I’m very late replying…


I do recall a story on turkey farming in Orange. But I don’t remember coming across a copy of that story in the audio archives.

Ross
71-86

On Nov 24, 2014, at 11:48 AM, Molly Hoffman mhoffmancrook@... [WJMA] <WJMA@...> wrote:


Does anyone remember the audio feature Phil Audibert did about a turkey farm? It would have been in 1978 (or thereabouts), and dealt with the all-important question of whether turkeys are dumb (based, if memory serves, on stories of turkeys running en masse into a corner and piling on top of each other). The farmer maintained that turkeys are smart. (I have my doubts.)

On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 11:29 AM, Rgraves321@... [WJMA] <WJMA@...> wrote:
 

I think Harrisonburg still has a poultry festival. Friends of mine who grew up there said that through the late 1960's Wampler would provide a few live turkeys that were thrown out of the third story of the bank as giveaways. They could flutter well enough to break their fall into the crowd below.

Ralph




-----Original Message-----
From: Al Gaige algaige@... [WJMA] <WJMA@...>
To: WJMA@... <wjma@...>
Sent: Sun, Nov 23, 2014 7:08 pm
Subject: RE: [WJMA] as God is my witness...

 
Actually, turkeys can fly. I'm not sure how well they fly from a helicopter, but ironically when I saw a "gaggle" of them take off on the Appalachian Trail, they sounded like helicopters.

al


To: WJMA@...
From: WJMA@...
Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:58:25 -0500
Subject: Re: [WJMA] as God is my witness...

 

  One of the funniest moments ever in TV!




On Nov 23, 2014, at 5:35 PM, "Ross Hunter rossgroups@... [WJMA]" <WJMA@...> wrote:

 

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, this classic clip from WKRP is a must watch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lf3mgmEdfwg

Ross Hunter '71








Re: as God is my witness...

Ross Hunter <rossgroups@...>
 

I’m very late replying…

I do recall a story on turkey farming in Orange. But I don’t remember coming across a copy of that story in the audio archives.

Ross
71-86

On Nov 24, 2014, at 11:48 AM, Molly Hoffman mhoffmancrook@... [WJMA] <WJMA@...> wrote:


Does anyone remember the audio feature Phil Audibert did about a turkey farm? It would have been in 1978 (or thereabouts), and dealt with the all-important question of whether turkeys are dumb (based, if memory serves, on stories of turkeys running en masse into a corner and piling on top of each other). The farmer maintained that turkeys are smart. (I have my doubts.)

On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 11:29 AM, Rgraves321@... [WJMA] <WJMA@...> wrote:
 

I think Harrisonburg still has a poultry festival. Friends of mine who grew up there said that through the late 1960's Wampler would provide a few live turkeys that were thrown out of the third story of the bank as giveaways. They could flutter well enough to break their fall into the crowd below.

Ralph




-----Original Message-----
From: Al Gaige algaige@... [WJMA] <WJMA@...>
To: WJMA@... <wjma@...>
Sent: Sun, Nov 23, 2014 7:08 pm
Subject: RE: [WJMA] as God is my witness...

 
Actually, turkeys can fly. I'm not sure how well they fly from a helicopter, but ironically when I saw a "gaggle" of them take off on the Appalachian Trail, they sounded like helicopters.

al


To: WJMA@...
From: WJMA@...
Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:58:25 -0500
Subject: Re: [WJMA] as God is my witness...

 

  One of the funniest moments ever in TV!




On Nov 23, 2014, at 5:35 PM, "Ross Hunter rossgroups@... [WJMA]" <WJMA@...> wrote:

 

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, this classic clip from WKRP is a must watch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lf3mgmEdfwg

Ross Hunter '71






Re: Some nostalgia

Ross Hunter <rossgroups@...>
 

Interesting. Thanks, Les.

Ross
71-86

On Dec 1, 2014, at 11:10 AM, 'Les Myers' blueberry47@... [WJMA] <WJMA@...> wrote:


Greetings, all-
I subscribe to a photography group whose members still work with film and darkroom procedures. The moderator of the group has a mind STUFFED with chemistry, cameras, printing papers and general photographic history and experiences. 

Over the weekend, a member of the group posted an off-topic subject about some early jazz recordings. I thought you would be interested in this bit of audio history. The original poster's message is first, then the moderator's response.

Les


> I love the Johnny Smith -Stan Getz recording, having
> bought the 10-in.
> vinyl on my (1st) honeymoon in 1955 in NYC at Sam Goody's
> record store.
> Was it a red vinyl Pacific Jazz?
> 
> I can't recall what happened to the vinyl, but I got the
> CD a few years
> ago, and still enjoy it.  To these old ears, the sound is
> the same, without
> he pops and scratches the vinyl acquired after many plays.
> 
> I got on an elevator with a 6-year-old grandson a few days
> ago, and he was
> carrying his violin case.  A woman  asked what his
> favorite song was, and
> he couldn't think of the name.  I said "If I have anything
> to say about it,
> it will be 'Take Five'.
> 
> Marty


     I used to have (and maybe still do in storage) Pacific
Jazz 10" Lp records and other labels. Some of these were in
red vinyl I also had clear and some other colors. Colored
records were popular for a time. Some didn't sound that
good, I think they may have been transferred from 78
originals.
     I suppose my favorite rendition of Moonlight in Vermont
is the original by Patti Page with Billy Butterfield's
orchestra. Somewhere I have the 78 unless its turned to mud.
     The invention of practical tape recording
revolutionized the record business. The recorders were very
cheap and very high quality compared to the disc recording
equipment available and allowed extended recording time and
editing. One could take a finished tape to a lot of places
to have a disc master cut and processed.  At the time (about
1948) there were four large recording companies who had all
the facilities and distribution. Tape changed that very
quickly. We have come nearly all the way now with streaming
media; no one needs record labels at all now and television
and movies will soon be the same.
     My hearing is badly damaged so I am no longer able to
discuss audio quality but I had some experience with early
digital recording.  I am not sure I am a fan of vinyl, I
think a lot of faults attributed to digital recording are
really due to the way its done and not the process.  Perhaps
not but disc recording has a set of vices all its own and is
capable of rather high distortion.
     FWIW after CBS bought Columbia Records they began to
make masters on 16" 33-1/3 RPM transcription type discs.
Those were then transferred to make the 78 masters.  Modern
re-releases of some of the old Columbia 78s (like Benny
Goodman) are made from the transcription masters and I
discovered that there were places where I had heard
distortion in the 78s that was actually in the original
discs (scuffing recoding styli, etc.).  You never know.


--
Richard Knoppow
Los Angeles


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Some nostalgia

Les Myers <blueberry47@...>
 


Greetings, all-
I subscribe to a photography group whose members still work with film and darkroom procedures. The moderator of the group has a mind STUFFED with chemistry, cameras, printing papers and general photographic history and experiences.

Over the weekend, a member of the group posted an off-topic subject about some early jazz recordings. I thought you would be interested in this bit of audio history. The original poster's message is first, then the moderator's response.

Les


> I love the Johnny Smith -Stan Getz recording, having
> bought the 10-in.
> vinyl on my (1st) honeymoon in 1955 in NYC at Sam Goody's
> record store.
> Was it a red vinyl Pacific Jazz?
> 
> I can't recall what happened to the vinyl, but I got the
> CD a few years
> ago, and still enjoy it.  To these old ears, the sound is
> the same, without
> he pops and scratches the vinyl acquired after many plays.
> 
> I got on an elevator with a 6-year-old grandson a few days
> ago, and he was
> carrying his violin case.  A woman  asked what his
> favorite song was, and
> he couldn't think of the name.  I said "If I have anything
> to say about it,
> it will be 'Take Five'.
> 
> Marty


     I used to have (and maybe still do in storage) Pacific
Jazz 10" Lp records and other labels. Some of these were in
red vinyl I also had clear and some other colors. Colored
records were popular for a time. Some didn't sound that
good, I think they may have been transferred from 78
originals.
     I suppose my favorite rendition of Moonlight in Vermont
is the original by Patti Page with Billy Butterfield's
orchestra. Somewhere I have the 78 unless its turned to mud.
     The invention of practical tape recording
revolutionized the record business. The recorders were very
cheap and very high quality compared to the disc recording
equipment available and allowed extended recording time and
editing. One could take a finished tape to a lot of places
to have a disc master cut and processed.  At the time (about
1948) there were four large recording companies who had all
the facilities and distribution. Tape changed that very
quickly. We have come nearly all the way now with streaming
media; no one needs record labels at all now and television
and movies will soon be the same.
     My hearing is badly damaged so I am no longer able to
discuss audio quality but I had some experience with early
digital recording.  I am not sure I am a fan of vinyl, I
think a lot of faults attributed to digital recording are
really due to the way its done and not the process.  Perhaps
not but disc recording has a set of vices all its own and is
capable of rather high distortion.
     FWIW after CBS bought Columbia Records they began to
make masters on 16" 33-1/3 RPM transcription type discs.
Those were then transferred to make the 78 masters.  Modern
re-releases of some of the old Columbia 78s (like Benny
Goodman) are made from the transcription masters and I
discovered that there were places where I had heard
distortion in the 78s that was actually in the original
discs (scuffing recoding styli, etc.).  You never know.


--
Richard Knoppow
Los Angeles


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Fw: Re: as God is my witness...

maretw2@netzero.com <maretw2@...>
 

Re: as God is my witness...

maretw2@netzero.com <maretw2@...>
 

This just in... well, sort of

Les Myers <blueberry47@...>
 

The hazards of show biz. From The Bangor Daily News this week. Notice that the Piedmont section of Virginia has no monopoly on "Waugh."

License plate left in building, paperwork in grille of vehicle help police nab hit-and-run driver

Posted Nov. 24, 2014, at 2:06 p.m.

CARIBOU, Maine — The building housing WFST AM 600 was heavily damaged when a woman reportedly drove her car into the Christian radio station’s U.S. Route 161 building early Saturday morning and then left the scene.

Patrolman Corey Saucier discovered the damage while on routine patrol around 5 a.m. Saturday, according to Caribou Police Chief Michael Gahagan.

While inspecting the damage to the building’s interior, Saucier found a license plate belonging to a 1999 Toyota RAV4 owned by 47-year-old Christine Paul of New Sweden, Gahagan said.

Saucier tracked the vehicle to Paul’s home, where he discovered the heavily damaged car with paperwork originating from WFST stuck in the vehicle’s front grille.

Paul subsequently was charged with leaving the scene of a property damage accident, driving to endanger and criminal mischief, Gahagan said.

It appears Paul was coming off the Caribou Connector, which is directly across Route 161 from WFST’s driveway, Gahagan said.

“She failed to stop or turn right or left,” he said. “She went straight into the station at what must have been a good rate of speed.”

Paul allegedly drove across Route 161, over a ditch and crashed into the building, which is about 100 yards off the road. The vehicle took out an exterior brick wall, smashed a large window and destroyed the production room.

Evidence at the scene indicated the car ended up completely inside the building, but Paul was able to leave the station and drive home, Gahagan said.

No one was in the building at the time, according to WFST operations manager Dick Waugh, and despite the heavy structural damage, the station was only off the air for a few hours on Saturday.

“We are still broadcasting,” Waugh said Monday. “Our computers got pushed around a bit but our engineer was able to get everything hooked back up.”

Waugh said there was little doubt a car had been completely inside the station.

“You could see the tire tracks on the rugs,” he said.

An insurance adjuster was expected on the scene at some point Monday, Waugh said, and the station is looking at replacing rugs, the window, internal walls and the external wall.

“We have a lot to be thankful for,” Waugh said. “No one was in the building at the time, no one was hurt and we are still broadcasting.”

As for Paul’s actions, Waugh said it did not take long for Saucier to find that license plate and identify the suspect.

“When the police officer flashed his flashlight around, he spotted the [license] plate and pulled it out and said that was pretty good evidence,” Waugh said. “I told him that in the Bible, Numbers 32:23 tells us, ‘Be sure your sin will find you out.’”


Happy Thanksgiving, all!


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Re: as God is my witness...

Chap Harrison
 

Vividly - and I believe I've heard it a lot more recently than 1978. I wonder if this is somewhere in Ross's (or Reid's) collection of recordings.

On Nov 24, 2014, at 09:49 AM, "Molly Hoffman mhoffmancrook@... [WJMA]" <WJMA@...> wrote:

 


Does anyone remember the audio feature Phil Audibert did about a turkey farm? It would have been in 1978 (or thereabouts), and dealt with the all-important question of whether turkeys are dumb (based, if memory serves, on stories of turkeys running en masse into a corner and piling on top of each other). The farmer maintained that turkeys are smart. (I have my doubts.)

On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 11:29 AM, Rgraves321@... [WJMA] <WJMA@...> wrote:
 

I think Harrisonburg still has a poultry festival. Friends of mine who grew up there said that through the late 1960's Wampler would provide a few live turkeys that were thrown out of the third story of the bank as giveaways. They could flutter well enough to break their fall into the crowd below.

Ralph




-----Original Message-----
From: Al Gaige algaige@... [WJMA] <WJMA@...>
To: WJMA@... <wjma@...>
Sent: Sun, Nov 23, 2014 7:08 pm
Subject: RE: [WJMA] as God is my witness...

 

Actually, turkeys can fly. I'm not sure how well they fly from a helicopter, but ironically when I saw a "gaggle" of them take off on the Appalachian Trail, they sounded like helicopters.

al


To: WJMA@...
From: WJMA@...
Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:58:25 -0500
Subject: Re: [WJMA] as God is my witness...

 

  One of the funniest moments ever in TV!




On Nov 23, 2014, at 5:35 PM, "Ross Hunter rossgroups@... [WJMA]" <WJMA@...> wrote:

 

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, this classic clip from WKRP is a must watch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lf3mgmEdfwg

Ross Hunter '71









Re: as God is my witness...

Mark Johnson
 

"They could flutter well enough to break their fall into the crowd below."

lol

Great word picture Ralph!

Mark Johnson
81-84


From: "Rgraves321@... [WJMA]"
To: WJMA@...
Sent: Monday, November 24, 2014 11:29 AM
Subject: Re: [WJMA] as God is my witness...

 
I think Harrisonburg still has a poultry festival. Friends of mine who grew up there said that through the late 1960's Wampler would provide a few live turkeys that were thrown out of the third story of the bank as giveaways. They could flutter well enough to break their fall into the crowd below.

Ralph





-----Original Message-----
From: Al Gaige algaige@... [WJMA]
To: WJMA@...
Sent: Sun, Nov 23, 2014 7:08 pm
Subject: RE: [WJMA] as God is my witness...

 
Actually, turkeys can fly. I'm not sure how well they fly from a helicopter, but ironically when I saw a "gaggle" of them take off on the Appalachian Trail, they sounded like helicopters.

al


To: WJMA@...
From: WJMA@...
Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:58:25 -0500
Subject: Re: [WJMA] as God is my witness...

 

  One of the funniest moments ever in TV!




On Nov 23, 2014, at 5:35 PM, "Ross Hunter rossgroups@... [WJMA]" <WJMA@...> wrote:

 

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, this classic clip from WKRP is a must watch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lf3mgmEdfwg

Ross Hunter '71




Re: as God is my witness...

Molly Hoffman
 

"Turkey not DUMB. Turkey, he smart animal." We all just liked the way he said "dumb."

On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 11:55 AM, Ann Harrison annrharrison@... [WJMA] <WJMA@...> wrote:
 

Molly, 

I'm not sure that the farmer asserted that turkeys are smart as much as he protested that "turkey not dumb."

A line that has achieved immortality in certain circles.

Ann



On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 11:48 AM, Molly Hoffman mhoffmancrook@... [WJMA] <WJMA@...> wrote:
 

Does anyone remember the audio feature Phil Audibert did about a turkey farm? It would have been in 1978 (or thereabouts), and dealt with the all-important question of whether turkeys are dumb (based, if memory serves, on stories of turkeys running en masse into a corner and piling on top of each other). The farmer maintained that turkeys are smart. (I have my doubts.)

On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 11:29 AM, Rgraves321@... [WJMA] <WJMA@...> wrote:
 

I think Harrisonburg still has a poultry festival. Friends of mine who grew up there said that through the late 1960's Wampler would provide a few live turkeys that were thrown out of the third story of the bank as giveaways. They could flutter well enough to break their fall into the crowd below.

Ralph




-----Original Message-----
From: Al Gaige algaige@... [WJMA] <WJMA@...>
To: WJMA@... <wjma@...>
Sent: Sun, Nov 23, 2014 7:08 pm
Subject: RE: [WJMA] as God is my witness...

 
Actually, turkeys can fly. I'm not sure how well they fly from a helicopter, but ironically when I saw a "gaggle" of them take off on the Appalachian Trail, they sounded like helicopters.

al


To: WJMA@...
From: WJMA@...
Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:58:25 -0500
Subject: Re: [WJMA] as God is my witness...

 

  One of the funniest moments ever in TV!




On Nov 23, 2014, at 5:35 PM, "Ross Hunter rossgroups@... [WJMA]" <WJMA@...> wrote:

 

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, this classic clip from WKRP is a must watch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lf3mgmEdfwg

Ross Hunter '71





Re: as God is my witness...

Laurie McCullough
 

Wasn't Reid involved in that too? we remember.....


On Nov 24, 2014, at 11:48 AM, "Molly Hoffman mhoffmancrook@... [WJMA]" <WJMA@...> wrote:

 

Does anyone remember the audio feature Phil Audibert did about a turkey farm? It would have been in 1978 (or thereabouts), and dealt with the all-important question of whether turkeys are dumb (based, if memory serves, on stories of turkeys running en masse into a corner and piling on top of each other). The farmer maintained that turkeys are smart. (I have my doubts.)

On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 11:29 AM, Rgraves321@... [WJMA] <WJMA@...> wrote:
 

I think Harrisonburg still has a poultry festival. Friends of mine who grew up there said that through the late 1960's Wampler would provide a few live turkeys that were thrown out of the third story of the bank as giveaways. They could flutter well enough to break their fall into the crowd below.

Ralph




-----Original Message-----
From: Al Gaige algaige@... [WJMA] <WJMA@...>
To: WJMA@... <wjma@...>
Sent: Sun, Nov 23, 2014 7:08 pm
Subject: RE: [WJMA] as God is my witness...

 
Actually, turkeys can fly. I'm not sure how well they fly from a helicopter, but ironically when I saw a "gaggle" of them take off on the Appalachian Trail, they sounded like helicopters.

al


To: WJMA@...
From: WJMA@...
Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:58:25 -0500
Subject: Re: [WJMA] as God is my witness...

 

  One of the funniest moments ever in TV!




On Nov 23, 2014, at 5:35 PM, "Ross Hunter rossgroups@... [WJMA]" <WJMA@...> wrote:

 

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, this classic clip from WKRP is a must watch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lf3mgmEdfwg

Ross Hunter '71



Re: as God is my witness...

Ann Harrison Walker
 

Molly, 

I'm not sure that the farmer asserted that turkeys are smart as much as he protested that "turkey not dumb."

A line that has achieved immortality in certain circles.

Ann



On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 11:48 AM, Molly Hoffman mhoffmancrook@... [WJMA] <WJMA@...> wrote:
 

Does anyone remember the audio feature Phil Audibert did about a turkey farm? It would have been in 1978 (or thereabouts), and dealt with the all-important question of whether turkeys are dumb (based, if memory serves, on stories of turkeys running en masse into a corner and piling on top of each other). The farmer maintained that turkeys are smart. (I have my doubts.)

On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 11:29 AM, Rgraves321@... [WJMA] <WJMA@...> wrote:
 

I think Harrisonburg still has a poultry festival. Friends of mine who grew up there said that through the late 1960's Wampler would provide a few live turkeys that were thrown out of the third story of the bank as giveaways. They could flutter well enough to break their fall into the crowd below.

Ralph




-----Original Message-----
From: Al Gaige algaige@... [WJMA] <WJMA@...>
To: WJMA@... <wjma@...>
Sent: Sun, Nov 23, 2014 7:08 pm
Subject: RE: [WJMA] as God is my witness...

 
Actually, turkeys can fly. I'm not sure how well they fly from a helicopter, but ironically when I saw a "gaggle" of them take off on the Appalachian Trail, they sounded like helicopters.

al


To: WJMA@...
From: WJMA@...
Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:58:25 -0500
Subject: Re: [WJMA] as God is my witness...

 

  One of the funniest moments ever in TV!




On Nov 23, 2014, at 5:35 PM, "Ross Hunter rossgroups@... [WJMA]" <WJMA@...> wrote:

 

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, this classic clip from WKRP is a must watch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lf3mgmEdfwg

Ross Hunter '71




Re: as God is my witness...

Molly Hoffman
 

Does anyone remember the audio feature Phil Audibert did about a turkey farm? It would have been in 1978 (or thereabouts), and dealt with the all-important question of whether turkeys are dumb (based, if memory serves, on stories of turkeys running en masse into a corner and piling on top of each other). The farmer maintained that turkeys are smart. (I have my doubts.)

On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 11:29 AM, Rgraves321@... [WJMA] <WJMA@...> wrote:
 

I think Harrisonburg still has a poultry festival. Friends of mine who grew up there said that through the late 1960's Wampler would provide a few live turkeys that were thrown out of the third story of the bank as giveaways. They could flutter well enough to break their fall into the crowd below.

Ralph




-----Original Message-----
From: Al Gaige algaige@... [WJMA] <WJMA@...>
To: WJMA@... <wjma@...>
Sent: Sun, Nov 23, 2014 7:08 pm
Subject: RE: [WJMA] as God is my witness...

 
Actually, turkeys can fly. I'm not sure how well they fly from a helicopter, but ironically when I saw a "gaggle" of them take off on the Appalachian Trail, they sounded like helicopters.

al


To: WJMA@...
From: WJMA@...
Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:58:25 -0500
Subject: Re: [WJMA] as God is my witness...

 

  One of the funniest moments ever in TV!




On Nov 23, 2014, at 5:35 PM, "Ross Hunter rossgroups@... [WJMA]" <WJMA@...> wrote:

 

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, this classic clip from WKRP is a must watch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lf3mgmEdfwg

Ross Hunter '71



Re: as God is my witness...

Ralph Graves
 

I think Harrisonburg still has a poultry festival. Friends of mine who grew up there said that through the late 1960's Wampler would provide a few live turkeys that were thrown out of the third story of the bank as giveaways. They could flutter well enough to break their fall into the crowd below.

Ralph



-----Original Message-----
From: Al Gaige algaige@... [WJMA] <WJMA@...>
To: WJMA@...
Sent: Sun, Nov 23, 2014 7:08 pm
Subject: RE: [WJMA] as God is my witness...

 
Actually, turkeys can fly. I'm not sure how well they fly from a helicopter, but ironically when I saw a "gaggle" of them take off on the Appalachian Trail, they sounded like helicopters.

al


To: WJMA@...
From: WJMA@...
Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:58:25 -0500
Subject: Re: [WJMA] as God is my witness...

 

  One of the funniest moments ever in TV!




On Nov 23, 2014, at 5:35 PM, "Ross Hunter rossgroups@... [WJMA]" <WJMA@...> wrote:

 

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, this classic clip from WKRP is a must watch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lf3mgmEdfwg

Ross Hunter '71


Re: as God is my witness...

Len Cowherd
 

Wild turkeys can fly. Domestic butterballs no so much.

 

~Lennie

 

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Subject: RE: [WJMA] as God is my witness...

 

 

Actually, turkeys can fly. I'm not sure how well they fly from a helicopter, but ironically when I saw a "gaggle" of them take off on the Appalachian Trail, they sounded like helicopters.

al


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From: WJMA@...
Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:58:25 -0500
Subject: Re: [WJMA] as God is my witness...

 

 

  One of the funniest moments ever in TV!

 




On Nov 23, 2014, at 5:35 PM, "Ross Hunter rossgroups@... [WJMA]" <WJMA@...> wrote:

 

 

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, this classic clip from WKRP is a must watch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lf3mgmEdfwg

 

Ross Hunter '71

 

 

Re: as God is my witness...

Al Gaige
 

Actually, turkeys can fly. I'm not sure how well they fly from a helicopter, but ironically when I saw a "gaggle" of them take off on the Appalachian Trail, they sounded like helicopters.

al


To: WJMA@...
From: WJMA@...
Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2014 18:58:25 -0500
Subject: Re: [WJMA] as God is my witness...

 

  One of the funniest moments ever in TV!




On Nov 23, 2014, at 5:35 PM, "Ross Hunter rossgroups@... [WJMA]" <WJMA@...> wrote:

 

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, this classic clip from WKRP is a must watch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lf3mgmEdfwg


Ross Hunter '71


Re: as God is my witness...

Janet Hague McKay
 

  One of the funniest moments ever in TV!




On Nov 23, 2014, at 5:35 PM, "Ross Hunter rossgroups@... [WJMA]" <WJMA@...> wrote:

 

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday, this classic clip from WKRP is a must watch. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lf3mgmEdfwg


Ross Hunter '71