Friday, March 18, 2005
On September 29, 2004, the legendary New York disc jockey and freeformer, Scott Muni, died at age 74.
Muni's career in New York City spanned almost 50 years and included several radio stations including WMCA-AM in the late 1950s, WABC-FM in the early 1960s and freeform stations WOR-FM (1966-67) and WNEW-FM beginning in 1967.
As an on-air talent and Program Director at WNEW-FM during the 1970s, Muni became known for his iconoclastic and alternative approach to programming as well as his unique interviews with the most prominent rock stars of the time.
At the time of his passing, Scottso had been working at New York's WAXQ-FM (Q104.3) since 1998.
Some Scott Muni text links:
A Small Victory
The Firecracker Explodes
1010 WINS Obit
What His Friends Said (includes audio)
Some Muni audio links:
WOR-FM, July 1966
WOR-FM, Oct. 1966
WOR-FM, April 1967