Herb Oscar Anderson, Crooning D.J. for WABC-AM, Dies at 88

Herb Oscar Anderson, the morning D.J. for the New York Top 40 station WABC-AM during most of the 1960s, died on Sunday,29 January 2017, in Bennington, Vt., near Hoosick Falls, N.Y., where he had a home. He was 88.
  NYTimes Obit

Profile of Herb Oscar Anderson by Scott Benjamin...

 At the top of the hour, he would sing, “Hello again, here’s my best to you. Are your skies all gray? I hope they’re blue.” He said he wrote those lyrics after using Champagne Time by Lawrence Welk, which had been written by a member of the bandleader’s ensemble. He said that representatives of Welk’s show wanted to use that song as their theme and politely asked Herb if he would use another theme song.



 VIDEO: Herb Oscar Anderson was a one-of-a-kind radio personality who for the span of over six decades, entertaining millions of radio listeners. He will probably be best remembered as The Morning Mayor of NYC Radio on 77 WABC in the early 1960's.

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