The Original County Doo-Wop Show With Ned Ward
Monday: 10:00am to 1:00pm
The Original Country Doo Wop Show plays Yesterdays Country Favorites and the Classic Hits of the 50’s and 60’s Doo Wop Style. Blending several “golden oldies formats” with an updated style, this up-beat, fast paced music show features classic country favorites and hits from the 50’s and 60’s doo wop style. The show is hosted by Ned Ward, who shares his knowledge of the music and the performers of the era with listeners.
About Ned Ward & The Original Country Doo-Wop Show
After mailing out hundreds of DJ audition tapes to radio stations in 1961 trying to get a DJ job, the call finally came.
“CAN YOU BE HERE BY FRIDAY?”
“We want to hire you to be an on air DJ on our top 40 format radio station here in Odessa, Tx. We are the voice of the Permian Basin and a top station in our market- AM 920 “. I said “Great see you Friday”. My wife and I packed all of our belongings in the back seat of our ’55 Chevy and took off heading to Texas. Fame and fortune was just down the road. After graduating from college in 1961 with my BS degree in business- my real dream was about to come true.
I grew up in Southern California loving radio and all it had to offer in those days. Wolfman Jack and countless others were the top DJ’s in LA. KRLA, KFWB and KLAC were the top stations and had the top DJ’s. I loved “format radio”- fast paced- a lot of music, energy and a fun time for the listeners. That’s where I wanted to be.
Texas didn’t pan out. We returned to LA and I got a real job, But- I also had a Sunday night DJ show on KBLA in Burbank, CA. As my family and responsibilities grew I had to delay my DJ career search.
Now retired after having my insurance agency business for 50 +years-I broadcast weekly on KITC and KNCP in beautiful La Pine, Oregon. I have been producing and presenting ”The Original Country Doo Wop Show” for 10 years in Central Oregon. I have internet listeners from throughout the US and Europe and South America. I love it.
I play yesterday’s country and the doo-wop hitz of the 50’s and 60’s- from George Jones to the Penguins and more for 2 hours every Monday and Wednesdays-live from downtown La Pine.
I invite you and your friends to tune in. We have a great time presenting the music from our CDW juke box- playing 1 hit wonders, slow dances, toe tappers and more. I play the music YOU remember.
WOW!!! a top 40 radio show from La Pine check it out!
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