Bob & Ray – The Word Wizard


For nearly 45 years Bob and Ray entertained millions of radio listeners and television viewers. Bob and Ray’s long partnership began at Boston radio station WHDH in 1946 when Goulding, after delivering the news on Elliott’s music program, began to stick around and swap anecdotes with the host. Listeners demanded more, however, and the station soon scheduled Matinee with Bob and Ray. It offered offbeat comments on the day’s news, fables about fictitious characters and bogus contest offers.

Today, a visit from the WORD WIZARD, Dr. Elmer Staphley…

**The Bob & Ray CBS radio show ran locally on KIRO 710/100.7 **

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Wally Ballou

Author: Wally Ballou

Wally Ballou, news reporter, man-on-the-street interviewer, "and winner of 16 diction awards".

3 thoughts on “Bob & Ray – The Word Wizard

  1. Dick,
    I understand your conflagration over my error, which has since been refined. Understand that my venerable ears misshapenly heard the name Alfred. I have replenished that with the name Elmer. I hope you are strategized.

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