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    We were established in 1961 when famed station owner Gordon McLendon moved his then
    1080 AM WYSL to 1400 AM. McLendon sold the 1080 frequency to Leonard Walk, a Jewish man with a the
    1080 frequency in 1961, and chose the "WUFO" call letters and named the station "WU-FO in Buffalo,"
    providing the famed rhyming and identification with "Buffalo” that the owners desired.

    WUFO 1080 AM begun officially broadcasting on November 2, 1962 with famed Cleveland Disc Jockey Eddie
    O'Jay as the first personality on air broadcasting with a "rhythm and blues" format.

    WUFO has provided the nation with some of the most popular African-American radio personalities. Some of
    the announcers that worked at WUFO over the years include famed NYC disc jockey Frankie Crocker, Gary
    Byrd, Jerry Bledsoe, Thelka McCall and her son Dwayne Dancer Donovan, Don Allen, Don Mullins, Sunny
    Jim Kelsey, Al Brisbane, Jimmy Lyons, H.F. Stone, Chucky T, Al Parker, Gary Lanier, Kelly Carson, Darcel
    Howell Mouzon, David Wilson & Mark Vann who are brothers, Lee Pettigrew, Dwayne "Landers"
    Cumberlander and "The Discotizer" Keith Pollard, and the list of the "Greats" continues to grow.

    In 1973 the Sheridan Broadcasting Corporation purchased Dynamic Broadcasting, making WUFO historic for
    being the only African American owned station in Western New York. Today, WUFO plays urban
    contemporary &...
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