Monday, November 19, 2007

Monday November 19, 2007

Filed under: General — Tags: — m759 @ 2:56 PM
Lament for a DJ

In memory of Philadelphia DJ Hy Lit, who died on Saturday at 73:

"Chuck Berry didn't need prompting to insert, in his 'Sweet Little Sixteen,' the lines 'Well, they'll be rockin' on Bandstand, Philadelphia, P.A.' I remember 'Bandstand' before it was 'American…' It started in 1952, when Walter Annenberg, whose Triangle Publications owned the WFIL radio and television stations, suggested an afternoon TV dance party…."

— Richard Corliss, TIME magazine, July 14, 2001

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