Author: Dick Ellingson

Me and my doggies in a little country town. Parcel post crusher; blood'n'guts laundry serf; parking lot fender bender/bumper jumper; Lazy B flunkie with 7-word job title; P-I down crew; bobtail trucker; Sunbeam breader; retail store mangler; bothersome boiler roomie; fake real estate agent; d.j./copywriter/p.d./ripper/reader - 600 KGEZ Good Advertising, Kalispell; Community Radio 1510 KURB, Mountlake Terrace; 1540 News/MOR/92.5 Solid Gold Rock & Roll KFKF, Bellevue; 1150 Kountry KAYO America's Own Music, Seattle; 1300 KoMPaSs Radio 13 Modern Country, Seattle; 1360 KLFF Good Music & Great Memories, Glendale/Phoenix; 106.3 Concert 106 KONC, Sun City/Phoenix; 1580 KCWW Real Country Network, Tempe/Phoenix. Volunteer P-I/Times news reader for Evergreen Radio Reading Service at the Washington Talking Book & Braille Library, Seattle; dotcomboom stock trader; King County Metro Bus Driver; Seattle Streetcar Operator. Two pups and a pension = easy livin'! More articles by Dick
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Working The Gnat Shift At Kountry KAYO 5 (17)

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The History of Country Music – Hour 3 5 (9)

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Drop Dead! 4.4 (5)

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Before Stu Martin There Was Billy Playtex 5 (10)

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Alan Freed’s Dance Party #22-#23, September 1956 0 (0)

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Alan Freed’s Dance Party #18-#21, August 1956 0 (0)

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NIXON MAKES HISTORY AS ONLY U. S. PRESIDENT TO RESIGN 5 (2)

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Career Counseling “for your own good” 5 (4)

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The History of Country Music, Hour 2 5 (3)

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Alan Freed’s Dance Party #14-#17, July 1956 4 (1)

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Dude Martin’s Radio Rancho 4 (1)

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Bill Small, former CBS Washington Bureau Chief Dies 5 (1)

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Alan Freed’s Dance Party #5-#8, May 1956 0 (0)

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Alan Freed’s Dance Party #2-#4- April 1956 0 (0)

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Cliffie Stone’s Hometown Jamboree – KXLA Pasadena 5 (2)

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Alan Freed’s Dance Party – 7 April, 1956 0 (0)

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Play Ball, You Pilots! 5 (1)

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Extry! Extry! Read all about it! 3.5 (2)

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History of Country Music 5 (1)

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Ingenious and Revolutionary Multi-Pole AM Aerial 0 (0)

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The First 45 R. P. M. Record 5 (1)

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A life-changing Christmas gift and its eternal power over our futures 5 (1)

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Who woulda guessed? Canucks love records charts too! 3.7 (3)

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What Jean Enersen and I have in common 0 (0)

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Before There Was Victor Stredicke 0 (0)

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All-American Boy [Chart Rankings] 4.7 (3)

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Payola: Is it back or did it just never leave? 5 (2)

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Upcoming 80th Anniversary: The Romance of Power 5 (2)

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Lost Jingles 5 (1)

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Life’s a Funny Proposition 0 (0)

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Local Talent on the KMO Country Giant Survey 0 (0)

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Did Bash’s jackknife cut the mustard? 4 (1)

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This Is Your Life (and Mine) in Six Minutes and Eight Seconds 5 (1)

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Outdoor Advertising Media: SkyWriting 0 (0)

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A Few Songs About Guys Like Us 0 (0)

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KAYO Public Hanging 5 (5)

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Otto Brandt and Buck Ritchey Obits 0 (0)

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KAYO Jingle Packages 5 (1)

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KAYO Rate Card 1964 5 (1)

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Recalling 1510 KURB Mountlake Terrace 5 (2)