Sunday, April 3, 2011

Remember "Long John Nebel" and His Overnight Radio Show?

Jackie Gleason was a fan of his and a frequent guest on his show.

Like so many others from The Beat Era, Long John's show was the pioneering prototype for future ones, such as Art Bell. Here are some samples of the original controversial call-in radio talk show. The first two
feature his fights with prank callers. The third is a sample of a typical Long John Nebel interview.

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