Posts Tagged ‘WEAM’

Tom Guernsey, Hangmen Guitarist Who Had a No. 1 D.C. Hit in 1966, Has Died

In 1966, Maryland rock band The Hangmen’s catchy tune “What a Girl Can’t Do” pushed the Beatles' “We Can Work it Out” out of the No. 1 slot on D.C.-area top-hits station WEAM.  The song was penned by then Montgomery College student and guitarist Tom Guernsey—at first for his prior band, The Reekers, before it was released [...]

The Barry Richards TV Collection, Vol. 1 at the AFI

The promoters of the forthcoming DVD “The Barry Richards TV Collection Volume I”  have rented out an AFI theater for a premiere showing of that production tonight at 9:30 p.m.  
Richards was a DJ in Washington from 1963 to 1975, and he hosted several local TV shows.  According to the supplied bio, Richards, the "boss with the [...]