A wonderful career came to an end last month as Bill Gable retired after four-and-a-half decades on the air.
Gable started in radio in 1968 as a teenager at WAEB Allentown, Pa. His resume includes some of the biggest stations in North America: CKLW Windsor, WHBQ Memphis, KHJ Los Angeles, WLW Cincinnati, CFTR and CFTR Toronto and WOCL and WMMR Orlando. Gable's last stop was Toronto's AM 740, where the three-time Billboard Air Personality of the Year Award nominee co-hosted the morning show.
Enjoy Bill Gable on CKLW from August, 1974 ... in the Aircheck of the Week.
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