Archives Collection

WOLFMAN JACK BEATLES RADIO SHOW                         90-024




Physical description:

1 10' reel to reel analog audio tape (TTA‑0127)






This audio tape was retrieved from discard by Middle Tennessee State University Television Services by the Center audio archivist.  The date, source, etc. are unknown.


Biographical sketch:

Wolfman Jack, born Bob Smith in Brooklyn NY ca. 1939, was an early fan of rhythm and blues and rock music and spent over thirty years as a disc jockey in Nashville and southern California.  He also hosted the television show  Midnight Special for nine years and appeared in the film American Graffiti. (from clippings in Nashville Tennessean  6 April and 2 July 1988 in the biographical vertical file.)


Scope and content:

This radio show, written and produced by Jim Nettleton and Long John Wade (Wayne?) was a four‑hour documentary of the history of the Beatles and includes narration and interviews as well as  performances by the Beatles.



Audio visual materials are filed by tape number in the audio visual archives.