- The late Bernard (Bernie) Dittman of the former local radio stations WABB-AM and WABB-FM got the chance to meet him personally (Bernard Dittman was the owner of the stations from the calendar year 1959 until his death in the calendar year 2006).
- WABB-AM was one of the first few radio stations to broadcast his syndicated radio program "America's Top 40" during its first year between the calendar years 1970 and 1971 (the program began on the Saturday of July 4th, 1970).
- Both WABB-AM and WABB-FM used to broadcast "America's Top 40" on a regular basis during the 1970s and the 1980s; normally at the same times (WABB-FM started broadcasting in 1973).
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