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May 25, 2021 11:48 am  #1

Famous Host Went From Radio To Elvis' Good Friend To Game Show Fame

I found this story on the radio background and history of original Wheel of Fortune host Wink Martindale pretty interesting. It reveals he was one of Elvis Presley's best friends, and was in the WHBQ studios the day his first test record was ever played on air. Imagine being able to say you heard Elvis before anyone else. 

Quite a career and quite a story.

Celebrating Wink Martindale’s 70-year radio odyssey from Elvis Presley to game show fame