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Classic 1963 Ad for WMBM 1490 AM – The Community Station

Miami radio in 1963 was a major force in national playlists for R&B, pop, and dance music not only in the U.S., but the Caribbean as well. Even a little AM station like WMBM could be picked up as far away as the Bahamas, Cuba, and Jamaica, where fans of the newest American hits tuned in for […]

Who Was Milton “Butterball” Smith? Miami’s Greatest Radio DJ Of All Time

Who Was Milton “Butterball” Smith? Article ©Jacob Katel DJ Milton “Butterball” Smith was a pioneering broadcaster of epic proportions who got his start on Florida radio in 1952. He was one of America’s first R&B DJ’s, and he played independent music from around the country. Butterball was a strong influence on record sales, and helped […]