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BlueGrass: Ervin Elswick on SCN circa 1958

Clint Holcomb (right fiddle)

Vince (Holcomb) O'Connor (small boy with fiddle)

Photo courtesy Vince (Holcomb) O'Connor


  • 2nd LT (Army) Hank Benson, editor of The Southern Command News; 
  • Gerry Fry, SCN Program Director;
  • Nancy Kovac, Hollywood starlet (and now Mrs. Zubin Mehta, wife of the world-famous conductor) taken September 11, 1968. 

Courtesy Gerry Fry

  • LTC Dan Maguire (Army), SCN Officer in Charge; 
  • Bob Kingsley, then host of an AFRTS radio show and for many years since host of nationally-syndicated American Country Countdown
  • Gerry Fry, SCN Program Director.

Courtesy Gerry Fry


  • LTC Dan Maguire, SCN OIC
  • Terry Goyette
  • Bob Kingsley
  • Tom Colvin
  • John Fisher 
  • Bob Rupp 
  • Paul Warhanik kneeling left worked on the air under a shorter name, went on to be quite successful in Chicago radio
  • Phil "Lane" Delaney kneeling right

Courtesy Gerry Fry

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Lonnie Johnson


BHS 70

Played guitar on

 "The Uncle Bob Afternoon show."

Was later seen in a lead role on a network soap opera, "Another World"

Played one of the Matthews twins


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