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Dave Williams on AM Top 40 Radio
in its 1970s Heyday

Williams has worked on air in Los Angeles, Dallas and Sacramento. He started out doing top 40 radio at stations KROY and KNDE in his hometown of Sacramento, then moved on to talk radio. Check out the entire interview series with Dave Williams.

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