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Why A US Navy Band Of The '50s Will Always Love 4KQ

We've heard of loyal 4KQ listeners but this even took us by surprise. 

Recently we received a letter from Jay who listens to our station religiously. 

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What's unusual about this is that Jay hails from Thomasville in the United States - and how he found the channel is a story in itself.

Jay was part of the US Navy Band on the USS Ozbourn that toured Brisbane in 1958.

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Then 4KQ General Manager, Les Andrews, heard of the band and invited them to perform across the hour-long South Coast Calling.

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Since the welcome reception he received while performing at the station, Jay has tried to follow the station - obviously made much easier with the ever-expanding reach of the internet. 

And he reached out to us this month, sending through the original press release, photos and a special request for his 55th wedding anniversary and his wife, Charlotte's, birthday. 

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What amazing, loyal listeners Jay and Charlotte are!

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We wish them a very happy 55th anniversary and a happy birthday to Charlotte this month!

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