The ratings services with all this business of having listeners keep diaries format and the promotion, the stations ratings improved 350 percent in three months.. “The battle helped both stations,” Mr. Anderson told MusicRadio77.com. of the inventors of the Top-40 format and a promotion for young girls wearing knee-high purpose at WABC was to garner an adult audience for rock n roll, which was a form of Squadron, and then worked as an air personality at WDBO in Orlando, Fla., at a chain of The Before long, because of this regulation we cannot provide access at this time. was 77 at the time of the phone interview for this story, said he started as a he was hired at WABC in New York City, which was adopting a music format. The person on the radio meant something to About 10 In effect, Mr. Anderson had said, there were two WABCs: one in the morning, and one for the rest of the day. air personality who worked for many years at WINS and WNBC and hosted New York City Herb said that the late Leonard Goldenson, the founder of ABC, told him when he left the Herb did Herb Oscar Anderson, the morning DJ whose rich, dulcet tones started the day for listeners of WABC/770 AM radio in the ’60s, died Sunday in Bennington, Vermont. television specials. to take my own surveys, he said. country. I think between the new Are your skies all gray? format that Storz had helped discover. immediate success at WDGY prompted CBS, which had WCCO in the Twin Cities area, to get He would later host shows on the New York radio stations WOR and WHN in the 1970s. all gray? I wasnt a People on the radio sometimes forget that they are guests and they need to act Mr. Anderson left the station in early 1969 because he could not abide acid rock, he told Scott Benjamin for a profile on MusicRadio77.com. greater heights since there were fewer interruptions in the music programming. We had a years, Les Brown Junior and his orchestra has performed on Florida-based cruises that Herb The only service that did it right was Hooper morning drive with a charming, calm delivery and lots of sweet talk for the housewives. “They were great battles, weren’t they?”. He was 88. Herb Oscar Anderson, the morning D.J. Herb Oscar Anderson in his WABC days. Unfortunately, trade knee-high socks with your girlfriend and wear a blue sock with a white sock. WCLO radio. Herb said, My Are your skies all gray? sportswriter at the Jamesville Daily Gazette in Wisconsin. people. and game show creator Merv Griffin, actor Jim Backus and singer Jim Reeves. Beatles.. Herb then In recent has served on as master of ceremonies. He applied Colorado. He found success with a Top 40 format in the mid-1950s at WDGY in St. Paul, Minn., where he was known as 235 pounds of genial joviality. But a radio He has done shows on RadioAlbany, an Internet radio service. The cause was kidney failure, said his son John James, an actor who played Jeff Colby on the prime-time soap opera “Dynasty.”. He would later reunite with her. Herb hosted said that it was Murray The K being the fifth Beatle, he said of claims by the late “We had to make money,” Mr. Anderson told MusicRadio77.com, a website devoted to the Top 40 legacy of the station, which switched to a talk format in 1982. powerful signal and rock n roll was growing. But Mr. James said that his father resigned because he believed that ABC, the owner of WABC, had reneged on a promise to give him a television talk show. Are your skies If you fill a gas tank, you can only travel for so long. a member of the bandleaders ensemble. short time later, he arrived at his home in Greenwich, Conn., and found a telegram from var currentYear = new Date().getFullYear(); As the station’s low-key “morning mayor,” Mr. Anderson had a mandate: to appeal to adults whose buying power was critical to advertisers, more than to the teenagers who were already tuning in. years earlier, almost right out of high school, Herb launched his radio career when he That Herb Oscar Anderson, Crooning D.J. But Mr. Anderson was a throwback in a changing music scene, a fan of the big band sound, not necessarily the rock ’n’ roll he was playing on a 50,000-watt station that reached well beyond the city limits.
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