Saturday, May 31, 2014

AFRTS - 1977

Vicente recorded this from the Torrejon station in 1977.  I think we can all be grateful.


We'll hear bits and pieces from Roger Carroll, Roland Bynum, Humble Harve and more.  1977 was a big year in AFRTS history, it was the year they stopped using system cues "This is the American/Armed Forces Radio and Television Service".  You'd never believe how many memos there were about that.  The system cue was your warning that there was just fill music til the top of the hour.  Somehow we managed to figure it out.  This is great listening: