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PLAY Jackson Armstrong, WMEX Boston, April 1968 (28:16)

. . . I'm only going but one way, why is anybody worried? . . .

[Description by Uncle Ricky]

This aircheck of Jackson Armstrong and great PAMS jingles on WMEX in Boston won't win any awards for fidelity, it's a hiss festival for sure, and this is AFTER noise reduction! And we hear that WMEX owner Max Richmond was a difficult boss — How long did Armstrong work in Boston?

And it's REEL radio history, even if the first dubber on the long chain to REELRADIO didn't understand anything about proper tape-recording and copying technique. No, just because your tapes are "old" doesn't mean they sound this way.

It means that the guy who made the copy for the guy who made the copy who made the copy for the guy that made the copy that eventually reached our generous contributor — hadn't a clue. Wouldn't it be delightful to hear the first generation of this one on a custom-aligned machine?

But it would be worse to not hear this at all! Please, enjoy!

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