Lucky Cordell discusses Al Benson's power and influence in Chicago

Smithsonian Productions1995-06-14

Archives of African American Music and Culture

Archives of African American Music and Culture
Bloomington, United States

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  • Title: Lucky Cordell discusses Al Benson's power and influence in Chicago
  • Creator: Smithsonian Productions
  • Date Created: 1995-06-14
  • Physical Dimensions: 1602 x 1080
  • Transcript:
    In my opinion, there wasn't before him, nor will there be after him, a Black air personality that will be as powerful as he was. Because at one time, in the entire city of Chicago, if you wanted to reach the Black community you had to go through Al Benson. That will never happen again because there's many personalities now. So no one person will have that ball game again.
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  • Type: Video
  • Special collection number: SC 39
  • Special collection name: Black Radio: Telling It Like It Was
  • Personal name: Cordell, Lucky

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