A DJ's Spin
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A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

A 1958 picture of the CKCR Control Room showing an unsmiling young DJ. Why the long face?
Blame it on dental braces. The joys of adolescence!

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

An in-studio portrait of a young “Tall One.”

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

On the set of CFPL TV'S "Act Fast" (above three pictures)

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

Pickin' and grinnin' on the outdoor set of the folk music show "Hootenanny" from CFPL TV. Notice all the musicians have microphone wind screens, while the host doesn't. Complications ensued!

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

Early three-head portrait of Dick which was featured on the CFPL Fabulous Forty Survey. No, Dick didn’t have three heads!

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

An early Ting Cartoon of “The Tall One.” This artwork frequently served as the front cover of the CFPL Fabulous Forty Survey.

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

Cliff Kearns Portrait

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

Dick and some listeners, during one of the many street-side remotes in the new and improved
“Mach 2" Mobile Studio. Larger, more spacious and better equipped, this model even had
a functioning air-conditioner for long on-air shifts.

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

“Hello Earthlings!” Ground level shot of the CFPL Western Fair Display looking skyward with Dick waving from his perch during an evening broadcast! +++

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

Looking down at earth from “The High Perch” dressed in Astronaut garb. Note the umbilical cord on the left side of the flight suit that caused problems a few hours later! +++

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

The CFPL Radio “Tiger Cruiser” and General Manager Ward Cornell, the driving force
behind CFPL’s dominance. +++

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

“Sidewalk Surfin” with the “Tall One” and his skateboard! Not bad as long as
you’re posed and not moving! +++

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

Greeting the Dave Clark 5 at the London Airport prior to their live London concert.

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

Cover art for the CFPL Fabulous 40 Survey.

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

Dick and “Chatter the Chimp!” (Dick is the one wearing headphones.) Once again,
Darwin was proven right!

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

The original classic Volkswagen Mobile Studio on one of hundreds of remotes. The Plexiglas dome made the unit a real spa in summertime beach broadcasts! +++

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

Cover art for the CFPL Fabulous 40 Survey.

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

"The CFPL Lively Guys" Artwork by Cliff Kearns

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

Lively Guys (L-R) John Dickens, Al Mitchell, Bill Brady, Dick Williams ***

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

Lively Guys (L-R) Dick Williams, John Dickens, Bill Brady, Al Mitchell ***

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

Lively Guys (L-R) Bill Brady, Al Mitchell, Dick Williams, John Dickens ***

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

 Lively Guys (Front-Rear): John Dickens, Al Mitchell, Bill Brady, Dick Williams ***

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

 Lively Guys Clockwise: (Back Row L) John Dickens, Al Mitchell (Front Row) Bill Brady, Dick Williams ***

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

 Lively Guys (L-R) Dick Williams, Bill Brady, John Dickens, Al Mitchell ***

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

Mercury 7 Astronauts Autographed (l-r front) Wally Schirra, Donald (Deke) Slayton, John Glenn, Scott Carpenter; (back) Alan Shepard, Virgil Grissom, and Gordon Cooper.

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

Promotional Support for CFPL TV's "Wingding" Dance Party"

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

Dick behind the wheel of the powerful Jaguar XK-E. Although it was an eye-catching set of wheels, it had its own set of adventures! Even all these years later, it still was a beautiful vehicle. Read more in the book! +++

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

Behind the controls of the CFPL Radio Master Control Board, when the station had by and large dispensed with operators, due to the introduction of DJ-friendly tape cartridges, which simplified day-to-day operations.

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

CJBK Promotional Head Shot

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

Remote broadcasts for CJBK

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

Taking it easy for a moment between on-air activities.

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

Cliff Jackson in the CJBK Control Room. The entire studio wall behind him stored hundreds of hits from the tightly-controlled playlists. To his left, the 6 cartridge machines which played back jingles, music and commercials. In the foreground, "carts" that had been played.

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

Pictured with two of the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

Outdoor advertising for Good Morning London with Judy Savoy

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

Dick’s “Hero Shot” beside the Canadian Forces CF-5 fighter trainer in Cold Lake Alberta, just prior to an aerial combat Fighter Weapons duel. From his back seat position, he was able to break the sound barrier, and record an audio documentary which you can hear on this site! 

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

Q97.5 Control Room (above two pictures)

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

Home Studio

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

At the helm of a sunset catamaran cruise in Key West: Commotion on the Ocean!

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

My online radio station, www.southernmostradio.net

A DJ's Spin - Dick Williams

My www.dickwilliamsvoice.com home page

 

Photo Credits:

+++ Courtesy of the London Free Press Collection of Photographic Negatives, Western Archives, Western University, London, Canada

*** Courtesy Kent Guy, Director, Promotions, Corus Radio London

 

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