Turk opens up about life with a mother who was an alcoholic, and how he became one of the most important DJs in the country. As head of programming at WDAO in the 1970s, Logan got some of the biggest acts of the day — Bootsy Collins, Lakeside, Heatwave, Parliament and The Ohio Players — much-needed exposure.
>> Dayton drummer makes Rolling Stone top 100 list
The Dayton Broadcaster Hall of Fame member and educator with more than 45 years under his belt ran into one of the biggest backlashes of his career when he refused to allow rap music to be played on the Central State University radio station he managed. Turk says it is the difference between Prince’s “Soft and Wet” and the Ohio Players’ “Sweet Sticky Thing.” You be the judge.
>> Dayton’s funk museum is now open, and even the legendary Bootsy Collins is excited about it
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"What Had Happened Was" is a podcast for Dayton, powered by Dayton.com. You won't believe the stories that come from right here. Host Amelia Robinson shares the best tales from the Gem City, Land of Funk and Birthplace of Aviation: Dayton, Ohio.
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EPISODE 3: All funked up with Ohio Players’ Diamond Williams
EPISODE 2: Bourbon, Beards and Joe Head
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