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(Joe “Butterball” Tamburro's casket is carried into the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Center City.  credit: Mike Dunn)

Philly Radio Legend “Butterball” Eulogized At Funeral Services In Center City

Joe “Butterball” Tamburro, who died on July 27 at age 70, was eulogized on Thursday as a Philadelphia radio icon who crossed racial boundaries.

08/02/2012

(Joe "Butterball" Tamburro.  File photo)

Groundbreaking Philadelphia DJ ‘Butterball’ Dead at 70

Joe “Butterball” Tamburro was a Philadelphia radio legend on WDAS, becoming a DJ at a black radio station during the turbulent civil rights years.

07/27/2012

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Philadelphia Radio Personality Brian Carter Dies

Former radio personality Brian Carter died Sunday morning of a massive heart attack, Clear Channel Philadelphia. He was 56.

04/22/2012

(A George Clinton concert at the Robin Hood Dell East, in Fairmount Park.  File photo)

Philadelphia Lawmakers Move Toward Dell East Naming Honor for Georgie Woods

A city council committee proposes calling the open-air concert stage “The Georgie Woods Entertainment Center at the Robin Hood Dell.”

03/05/2012

(From Left to Right, Laura Garcia, Sam Kopansky and Catherine Breiner, being honored for their film. Historian Wynne Alexander reads the state proclamation. Credit / Karin Phillips)

Local Students Honored For Documentary

Three Masterman high school students have been honored with a state citation for their award winning film on local African-American history.

12/13/2010

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