franklanguage (franklanguage) wrote,

  • Location:
  • Music:

RIP, Pete Fornatale

I just started following the "NYT Obits" on Twitter, and this came up yesterday. Pete Fornatale was one of the "Dream Team" of DJs I used to listen to on WNEW when I first came to the city in 1980—it included Vin Scelsa, Meg Griffin, Dennis Elsas, Scott Muni; I don't remember listening to Alison Steele ("The Nightbird") at that time, although I remember when she moved to WNEW-AM and I would sometimes hear her on the overnight when I took a cab home.

Of course, WFUV was his first and last home, so they're dedicating their home page to remembering him right now. I admit I want to hear Vin Scelsa's take on it.

This entry was originally posted at Please comment there using OpenID.
Tags: radio, rock

  • Post a new comment


    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened