Randolph told WAKY archivist John Quincy, "when I first went to Louisville, WAKY and KLO were battling neck and neck.
Long time fan John Quincy
has created a tribute site that lovingly tells the story of one of America's great stations.
Although never employed by either station, Tatman -- who today is known as John Quincy at WSUY-FM in Charleston, S.C. -- has organized the reunion of former WAKY and WKLO air personalities and staff for the second consecutive year.
"The whole thing is a labor of love," Quincy
South Carolina broadcaster John Quincy
, a native of Lexington who liked WAKY
so much that he
created the tribute Web site www.79WAKY.com, said the site registers thousands of hits each month from fans who fondly remember the original WAKY after all these years.
, who maintains a popular Web site about the original WAKY
, wrote in an e-mail, "The new WAKY
is helping to keep the legend of the original alive, especially since the folks in charge were big fans of the Big 79.