PHOTO ALBUM: Spring Thing – Remembering Boots Bell

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BOOTS BELL – Local broadcast legend and radio personality Boots Bell – at work and with his family. All images courtesy of Leslie Bell Redman and Chris Bell. © 2012 The Metro Monthly, Leslie Bell Redman and Chris Bell.

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  1. My brother Bob Cope did the news there for several years in early 70’s, and remember being introduced and watched Boots at the station. Always listened to WHOT.

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  2. jAMES CARTER says:

    YES IN DOODY DOODY DADDY

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  3. Ray DeCarlo says:

    Boots actually taught broadcasting classes at YSU, He helped many people get started in the broadcasting business. He introduced me to a guy that led to me getting a job at IBM out of college.
    And it was really – “Yes indeedy doody daddy! Have yourself a HAPPY!” Thanks for the memories.

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  4. Paul Yannucci says:

    I forgot about the “Yes indeedy doody daddy”. Boots was just a guy you loved to listen to and be around with.

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  5. does anyone know who sang boots’ sign off song: “That’s All”?

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  6. wasn’t the number for the station
    RI68464

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  7. wow what memories – Boots was the voice of Youngstown for a kid like me . Now as the adult I thank you for what you taught so tastefully over those great radio waves , and yes its been a very Happy .

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