Popular NY radio personality who worked for WCBS-FM from the first 1960s until 1997. He offered in the U.S. Sea Corps and consequently worked radio careers in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Missouri. He produced many alter-egos for his well-known radio display. Among they were Mama and Bubba. He was raised in Memphis as the just child of the railroad worker. He previously a voice performing cameo in the Dustin Hoffman film Midnight Cowboy.