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The Late Mr. Joe Rumore****July 17, 1920-December 20, 1993****

Mr. Joe Rumore was born in Birmingham, Alabama, on July 17, 1920. After finishing high school, Mr. Rumore went to work at WJLD in Bessemer with his pal Leland Childs. From there, he went to WSFA in Montgomery and then to WAPI in Birmingham where he worked for six years. Mr. Rumore began his DJing at WVOK in October of 1948 and remained there until 1982.

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Early Mr. Rumore at WAPI
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Postcard from Joe Rumore and Family
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Courtesy of Martha. Thanks again.

1953 Christmas Card
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Joe Rumore and Family
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Courtesy of Martha. Thanks so much.

Joe Rumore's Tribute To Hank Williams
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JOE RUMORE AIRCHECKS FOUND IN OMAHA, NEBRASKA. DATE OF AIRCHECKS 1949. READ ALL ABOUT "THE TALE OF THE TAPES" AT JIM'S BLOG.

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Please wait for a soundbite of Joe Rumore advertising Golden Eagle Table Syrup (one of his sponsors).