Danny Williams

Oklahoma Radio & TV Legend

Danny Williams sent his version of “Cinderella” to WKY in Oklahoma City in April of 1950. The station hired him to work on WKY TV, the flagship station of Gaylord Broadcasting. Through his talent and creativity names like Spavinaw Spoofkin, Chief Spoof Spinner and Opus Pocusand became house hold words to baby boomers all around the Oklahoma City area.

In all, Danny dominated the Oklahoma City market for seven decades on radio and 40 years on television. He is a member of the Oklahoma Broadcasters Hall of Fame.

Interview with Danny Williams

Program Credits:
Danny Williams — Interviewee
John Erling — Interviewer
Mel Myers — Announcer

Honest Media
Mel Myers — Audio Editor

Müllerhaus Legacy Website Team
Douglas Miller — Art Director
Mark DeMoss — Webmaster
Laura Hyde — Upload Coordinator

Date Created: June 18, 2009

Notes: Recorded by John Erling in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Digital Audio Sound Recording, Non-Music.

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