For those that listened to WFIL during its Top-40 days the name Dan Donovan should be very familiar. Dan, whose real name was Blaine Harvey, spent over ten years at Famous 56, but prior to his days in Philadelphia he was cutting his teeth in Central Pennsylvania. He got his start at WGET in Gettysburg with stints in Boston at WMEX and in Baltimore at WCBM eventually making his way to WSBA in York.
Dan’s career would eventually take him to the Twin Cities where he would spend most of the 1980s at KS-95 KSTP-FM, finishing out his career at Kool 108 KQQL-FM.
Dan passed away in 2014. Here is a link to his obituary from the Star Tribune.
Our presentation takes us back to 1967 as “Dangerous” Dan Donovan holds down the afternoon shift. In this clip you’ll hear some great WSBA jingles and classic contests including WSBA’s Secret Citizen and WSBA’s Cash Call.
WSBA-AM Dan Donovan June 14th 1967