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DICK CHAPMAN

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OBITUARIES:

WCCO-AM (wcco.com)

STAR TRIBUNE

 

REMEMBERING WCCO RADIO'S DICK CHAPMAN

WCCO Radio personality, Dick Chapman, passed away away after an extended illness. During his 37-year tenure at WCCO Radio, he broke and reported on a number of big stories, including the 1965 tornado in Fridley (aircheck posted below). He is also well know for hosting one of 'CCO's most remembered shows from the 1960s, Honest to Goodness (a sample of shows also posted below).

WCCO-AM (830) HONEST TO GOODNESS RADIO SHOWS

December 5, 1963: Dick Chapman & Randy Merriman 13MB (provided by Mark Durenberger)

February 15, 1964 : Dick Chapman & Randy Merriman - 56 MB (provided by Bill Lund, Digital on Location, Woodbury)

November 30, 1964: Dick Chapman & Randy Merriman - 28 MB (provided by Bill Lund, Digital on Location, Woodbury)

December 28, 1964: Dick Chapman &  Charlie Boone - 56 MB (provided by Bill Lund, Digital on Location, Woodbury)

January 11, 1965: Dick Chapman & Charlie Boone - 56 MB (provided by Bill Lund, Digital on Location, Woodbury)

January 23, 1965: Dick Chapman & Charlie Boone - 59 MB (provided by Bill Lund, Digital on Location, Woodbury)

April 19, 1965: Dick Chapman & Randy Merriman - 56 MB (provided by Bill Lund, Digital on Location, Woodbury)

May 1965: Dick Chapman & Randy Merriman - 23 MB (provided by Bill Lund, Digital on Location, Woodbury)

November 3, 1965: Dick Chapman & Randy Merriman - 56 MB (provided by Bill Lund, Digital on Location, Woodbury)

November 15, 1965: Dick Chapman & Randy Merriman - 56 MB (provided by Bill Lund, Digital on Location, Woodbury)

November 30, 1965: Dick Chapman & Charlie Boone - 51 MB (provided by Bill Lund, Digital on Location, Woodbury)

December 28, 1965: Dick Chapman & Randy Merriman - 8 MB (provided by Larry Haeg, Jr.)

January 12, 1966: Dick Chapman & Randy Merriman - 56 MB (provided by Bill Lund, Digital on Location, Woodbury)

March 22, 1966: Dick Chapman & Randy Merriman - 55 MB (provided by Bill Lund, Digital on Location, Woodbury)

December 1, 1966: Dick Chapman & Bob DeHaven - 51 MB (provided by Bill Lund, Digital on Location, Woodbury)

February 26, 1967: Dick Chapman & Bob DeHaven - 51 MB (provided by Bill Lund, Digital on Location, Woodbury)

Some of the above airchecks may have incorrect dates listed (taken from the tape or transcription record label). If you discover that any of the dates are wrong, please contact us. Thank you to those who have notified us.

COVERAGE OF THE TWIN CITIES TORNADO OUTBREAK ON MAY 6, 1965

Dick Chapman, Charlie Boone and others. (mp3 files range from 21 to 40 MB)

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  • 1965 tornado coverage scoped highlights -  #1 10 MB#2 10 MB
  • Read more about the tornado outbreak - click here

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