In 1964, Tamburro got his start in radio at WDAS as an advertising salesman. . He was nicknamed “Butterball” by Jimmy Bishop, the program director at the time. Within a few months he became a part-time DJ and began doing the first oldies show on black radio.
Who is Butterball Jr?
Wade “Butterball Jr.” Briggs: The man who did it all..and did it well! Wade Briggs first made his mark on the city as a community-minded MC and radio personality at Detroit’s first Black-owned and operated radio station, WCHB, where he hosted the award-winning “Rap with Butter” show in the 1960s and ‘70s.
Who was “Butterball” Tamburro?
Philadelphia and the urban music community nationwide are mourning the death of popular WDAS personality and South Philadelphia native Joseph “Butterball” Tamburro. Tamburro, 70, died on Friday, July 27 at his Haverford home.
Who is Wade “Butterball Jr” Briggs?
Wade “Butterball Jr.” Briggs: The man who did it all..and did it well! Wade Briggs first made his mark on the city as a community-minded MC and radio personality at Detroit’s first Black-owned and operated radio station, WCHB, where he hosted the award-winning “Rap with Butter” show in the 1960s and ‘70s. (Photo from Family archive)
How did Butterball get his name?
Butterball got his start at WDAS as an advertising salesman in 1964. Within months he earned an on-air spot next to some of the great radio DJs of the time including, Georgie Woods, Jacko Henderson and Hy Lit. Former WDAS programming director Jimmy Bishop hired Tamburro and gave him his nickname “because he was a little overweight”.
Who is the wife of the Butterball DJ?
Butter leaves behind a wife, Cynthia and five adult children and many grandchildren. Listen to Butter do a Butterball Dance commercial from 1970!
What happened to WDAS disc jockey Joe “Butterball” Tamburro?
The voice of a Philadelphia radio icon has been silenced. WDAS disc jockey Joe “Butterball” Tamburro died Friday morning, July 27. He was 70. Tamburro was known for hosting the famous “Sunday Night Dance Party” live broadcast featuring a master mix of R&B and soul classics from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s.
Who is DJ Khaled wife Nicole Tuck?
While his record is trending on Twitter, so is his wife Nicole Tuck and fans are remembering a video of him revealing personal information about his relationship with his low-profile baby mama in 2015. Who is Dj Khaled’s wife? Nicole Tuck is a 45-year-old businesswoman born on December 7th 1975 in New Rochelle, New York.
Did DJ and his wife BRIB the mother of DJ’s son?
DJ and his wife apparently tried bribing the mother of DJS son to leave the state so they would not have to deal with the kid and the drama. Don basically says DJ is a deadbeat dad and the wife is sociopath narcissist. LOYALTY OVER INTEGRITY