RIP: Retired Radio Personality ‘Dandy’ Dan Daniel

"Dandy" Dan Daniel (1933/1934 – June 21, 2016) was a disc jockey, known as one of the 'Good Guys' while working for the New York radio station WMCA in the 1960s, when bands like The Beatles were transforming the music scene. He performed too and was the first to record the song "Is That All There Is?" He was tall –6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)— and so his theme tune was "Big Boss Man", as performed by Charlie Rich. One of his catchphrases was "I love you ... and especially you, size nine." "Size nine" was once revealed to be his wife, Rose Mary. He started as a disc jockey at age seventeen on Armed Forces Radio with the US Navy. His first commercial job was at KXYZ in Houston in 1955 and he then worked at WDGY in Minneapolis before moving to WMCA in 1961. His first broadcast at WMCA was on August 18, 1961. WIKIPEDIA VIDEO Audio & Video Memories of Dandy Dan Daniel, one of the early Good Guys at Fabulous 57 wmca in New York City. He was also on WHN, WYNY and, most recently, WCBS-FM. A southern boy from Texas who took on The Big Apple and never looked back! Dan was 82.

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