From: 40 years in broadcasting or My Life As An Idiot!
Bob Smith. alias Wolfman Jack, worked at CHUM for awhile in the 70's. He was quite the character as you might imagine!
Smitty grew up in Brooklyn, and was a huge fan of “Moondog” Alan Freed. The “Wolfman” part of the name came from Bob's love of horror films, the “Jack” from hip phrases of the time such as “Hit the road, Jack .” He based his gravely voice on Howlin' Wolf's singing style. Smitty began his radio career in Newport News, VA as "Roger Gordon and Music in Good Taste." As you might imagine, THIS particular segment of Da' Woofman's career was somehow missing from his official resume. ... Read more: 40 years in broadcasting or My Life As An Idiot!