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Gilbert B Norman
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What connection, if any, did this artist have with Amtrak?

Julius La Rosa

Hint: think back to "Pioneer Days".

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I know it wouldn't be that La Rosa used Amtrak, to get out of town, after Arthur Godfrey fired him.

I wonder if younger members of the Forum are even familiar with the name, Arthur Godfrey? Godfrey just about ruled CBS when he was on the radio. As a youngster, I remember people used to sit outside their homes, on the porch or lawn, with a radio beside them so they could listen to Godfrey. You could walk a few blocks and not miss any part of his radio program.

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While Richard does not have the answer I seek, here is a bit of history to which he has referred:

https://youtu.be/6s75wpdiri8

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Just a guess....maybe Julius La Rosa's voice could have been used for advertising or station announcements?
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You win the jackpot, Mr. Vincent!!!

https://youtu.be/w0MIkduzGx4

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