SHAMELESSLY STAR STRUCK, I told him, "I was music director of a Top-40 AM station in the 70s, and we played all your songs, right-out-of-the-box!" Earth Wind & Fire co-founder Verdine White asked, "Which station?" "WPRO, Providence," I replied. "Thank you, man," he grinned.
When I met him a dozen years ago at KFGO/Fargo, I wrote an article in Talkers magazine predicting that Ed Schultz was going places. Fast-forward: He's got a nationally-syndicated radio show, and hosts "The Ed Show" weeknights at 6 ET on MSNBC. Pictured on-set with Big Eddie (R) is McVay Media News/Talk Specialist Holland Cooke (L).