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ARN VOTE: Best DJs and Radio Announcers So Far Are…


Urban has seen some of the most phenominal DJs and Jocks across the board. Many have passed or moved on to other careers but we are interested in knowing who YOU think was/is the DJ or Jock you have ever heard.   Is there anyone missing from this list?

Here are my favorites:

Chuckie T – WBLK Buffalo

Byron Pitts – WBLK/WFXE

Hound Dog – WBLK Buffalo

Carol Blackmon – WBLK/WVEE/Radio One

Mike Roberts WVEE – Atl

“Joanne” WVEE – Atlanta

Keith Pollard – WAOK Atlanta

Zilla Mays – WAOK Atlanta

Diana Steele – KKBT LA

Jillian Harris – KACE Los Angeles

Marsha Robinson KGFJ Los Angeles

Dee Perry – Kiss 104 Atlanta

Kev… Below is everybody else’s favorites

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Symphony Sid

Hank Spann

Jerry B “˜ Jerry Bledsoe

Del Shields

Maurice “Hot-Rod” Hulbert

Paul “FatDaddy”Johnson

Curtis Anderson

Al Jefferson

Diamond Jim Sears

Randy Dennis



Jocko Henderson

Georgie Woods

ButterBall Tamburro

Ken Webb

Chuck Leonard

Hank Spann

Donnie Simpson

Bobby Bennett

Melvin Lindsey

Kirby Carmichael

Lee Bailey

Bill Bailey


DJ Boogaloo Mix Jock Memphis-

Best Pipes E. Rodney Jones

Best Technition”board Mechanics”

HoneyBoy Thomas WDIA

Best Community/Listener Motivator

The Magnificent Montague KGFJ” Burn Baby Burn

Most Effective Overall Entertainer

Bill “˜WildChild Williams Kyok

Best Myth Buster Bill Bailey

The Deuce-(Rudy Rutherford, RIP) WOKS-Columbus, GA. First Black DJ to have his own TV Dance Show (Rocking with the Deuce on Saturday mornings).

Duane Jones (on the air in Cleveland, also WIGO ATL, and the last I know WJLD in Birmingham)

Doug Steele (WAOK, WIGO, ATL, , Syndicated Coast To Coast Soul… /Top 20)

Dr. Feelgood (Markus Boyd (RIP) WAOK, Atlanta, GA)

Micheal Sapp (WFDR, Mancester, GA WOKS, Columbus, GA)

John Person (Jive Master, RIP) WIGO, Atlanta, GA

Zilla Mayes (RIP) WIGO, Atlanta, GA

Rick Fly (RIP) WIGO Atlanta, GA

Super Jock (Pete Blalock, WOKS, Columbus, WJIZ, Albany)

King Rap (WOKS, Columbus, WJIZ Albany?)

Wanda Ramos (WVEE, Atlanta GA)s/greats over the years, but I will leave it at this.

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1 comment

brianCarter November 18, 2010 at 8:15 pm

Gary Byrd WWRL
Jo-Jo V101.5 Jacksonville
Capt.Paul Porter WKYS
JoJo Davis Power99
Golden Boy Power99
Stanley T Power99
Vaughn Harper WBLS
Tony Brown WDAS
Jerry Wells WDAS
Dyanna Williams WHUR/WDAS
Walt Baby Love WXLO
Doug Banks WGCI
BJ Murphy WPEG


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