While Joey Reynolds
recorded and released several singles (for example, "Rats
In My Room," and "Ma Bell You've Got Me
By The Phones") before and after his stay at WDRC,
there were other Big D-jays who recorded and played records.
There was also a special version of a Johnny
Cymbal release (a sappy, early 60s version of "Rock
& Roll Heaven") customized for The Friendly Five; the
song was released on Kapp Records in May, 1963 and spent six weeks
on Billboard's Hot 100 where it peaked at #58.
as The Incognitos
Dee Jay's Dilemma
Robinson and The
Tommy Dae's High Tensions
as Ken Hartford
Little Joe Golightly
(Southern Sound 119)
only did some of the deejays release records of their own, but the
station released an album of oldies in April 1967 on Roulette Records
(R-25347) called "Color Me
below (l-r:) unknown, Don Wade, Dick Robinson, Mike Millard, Ken
Griffin & Sandy Beach.
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