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Nashua Telegraph (Newspaper) - May 6, 1990, Nashua, New Hampshire The sunday Telegraph May 6, 1990 a-3 a Midk do tuned in Early ah�9i�wante�t�pii j i Index to features re a. I ii a. Played beatles on toy As boy by Andrew Wolfe Telegraph staff Peterborough John Moran is a beatles fan from Way Back. About the time he was in kindergarten he began listening to his older Sisters albums on his Little toy turntable. A i destroyed them. Little kids have no respect for records a he recalls. He soon got albums of his own. A a my mom got me a rubber soul when i was in second Grade i remember a Moran says. A it went on from there. Id get records for Christmas when other kids would get i which suited him Fine both then and now As his Early interest led to his current Job a disc jockey at Wmk a Peterborough station broadcasting progressive Rock. Over the years Moran a taste in music expanded and his interest deepened. He reads about music constantly picking up All sorts of trivia along the Way. What about say a Savoy truffle a a song from the beatles White album a a it a about Erie Clapton. Ifs about Erie Clapton a Teeth actually a he said. The song he explains was a Tongue in Cheek observation that their fellow musicians fondness for sweets could have unpleasant consequences a a you la have to have them All pulled out a the refrain says. When Moran started College he knew just what he wanted to do when he graduated. He would major in history. He would be a history teacher. Moran managed the major but he never made it into teaching. Instead he son the radio. For the past two years Moran has been spinning discs a compact discs mostly a at Wmk broadcasting progressive Rock Over the Hills and into the valleys of South Central new Hampshire on the am and pm bands. A it was kind of a Fluke a he said referring to How he got involved in radio at new England College in Henniker. A i happened to be in a dorm with a lot of Guys who ran the school radio station Wneck he said adding that he was drawn under their influence. He started As a disc jockey then Rose through ranks from program director to station manager. His experience there gained him a after several months of Job Hunting a a part time Job on the air at Wmk. A i got Lucky basically a Moran said. Staff photo by Dean Shalhoup surrounded by music files and electronic equipment disc jockey John Moran takes a break during his show on Peterborough a Wmk 92.1 pm and 1050 am. He says he was privileged to work the graveyard shift an Honor he maintained when he was hired full time several months later. After paying his dues from Midnight to 6 . For a time Moran moved up to a to . To 2 . Shift. He now enjoys sleeping nights and playing music from to . To 2 . On weekdays. Perched on a High swivel chair with rollers he spins around to the cd player at his right a turntable sits further Back and to his right a All but abandoned to Cue up a Cut then swivels counter clockwise to Jot Down the title on a log Sheet. The sheets help him remember what he a played so he can read it Back to listeners and so he can avoid repetition in Days to come. Flanked by speakers mounted on the ceiling of the basement studio in the station offices on route 101, Moran listens to the first 5 seconds of a song then with a flick of a Knob on the sound Board at his fingertips abruptly switches to Monitor the broadcast again. Then he leans Over a tray of filing cards which categorize songs to help keep up the format. Moving methodically he plucks out a couple cards marches three paces Back to the Wall and pulls More cd from the shelves. Then its Back to the chair and slinging the headphones Over one ear Moran leans into the microphone. In Milky smooth midwestern tones he tells listeners that its 20 past 12, and they Are listening to 92, Midk a people think its just sitting Back playing records a Moran said. They Are mistaken. A to sound Good you be really got to think about what you re doing. A it takes concentration he said. From its pm Tower atop pack Monadnock in Temple the station Aims at the 25 to 35-year-old audience in an area roughly bordered by Hillsborough Manchester Nashua Leo minister mass., and Keene. The station favors new releases. Staples include Moody British Rock by the Smiths or the cure poppy rockers like the Smithereens or odeans and the latest from established artists like Tom Petty Little feat or Neil Young. For the most part a Wmk Djus idea of a a oldies is something from the �?T70s, maybe some old David Bowie or Early clash. If he had a half hour on the air All his own no strings what would Moran play education funding from Page a2 based on the financial need of the districts rather than student population. Foundation Aid is Money made by sweepstakes ticket sales. A that was a help and an important stride for education in the state but it did no to go far enough Quot Krohne said. A we know that there will never have Complete Equality but we can come a lot closer than we but increased state funding is not everyone a answer to improved education in the state. Those opposed to the Claremont suit and the Plainfield amendment express concern about the measures the legislature May have to take to increase Aid to education voters in Litchfield the Only District in the Nashua area that voted on the Claremont Issue turned it Down. A the concern is that while property taxes would probably go Down other taxes would Rise a said Hudson Litchfield superintendent Peter Dolloff. Initial review clears Laconia officer Laconia apr a preliminary investigation by Laconia a police department found that an officer who shot a Belmont Man during a drug raid last week acted properly. Police chief Bruce Cheney said Friday his department s initial review showed that detective David Gunter followed Correct procedures in the shooting of 39-year-old Phil St. Hilaire. The state police and the attorney general a office still Are investigating whether Gunter who has been placed on administrative leave was in any Way at fault. St. Hilaire remains in serious condition at Dartmouth Hitchcock medical Center in Hanover with a Bullet lodged in his spinal Cord. He was arrested on Possession of narcotics with intent to sell after the shooting april 27. Lee Man 20, Dies in one car crash Lee apr a 20-year old Lee Man died saturday the morning after a one car crash in which the pickup truck he was Riding in flipped Over in what police say was an alcohol related Accident. Stephen House was pronounced dead at Wentworth Douglas Hospital in Dover at 2 a.in., police said. The trucks Driver Harold Ellis 19, of Dover refused treatment after the la Accident fonday in Lee. Ellis has been charged with aggravated diving while intoxicated and other charges Are pending. He was released saturday on $800 bail and was scheduled to be arraigned May 22 in Durham District court. On thursday two University of new Hampshire students died in ail alcohol related crash on Rte. 4 in Durham homeowners i use your equity for car purchases College 4 tuition improvements or Bill consolidation. 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I lotteries trl state 3-digit 4 7 5 Tri state 4-digit 3 6 6 1 Tri state megabucks 4 5 7 23 25 39 Massachusetts 15 5 0 Massachusetts megabucks 4 12 20 25 26 30 a a it a just be my favorite songs my favorite groups at the time a but that a what i do anyway Quot Moran said. Djs at Wmk have great leeway in choosing the songs they play he said noting some stations spit out strict play lists from computers. Moran must play a certain ratio of new hit songs but otherwise the shows All his. The sound a music Moran a voice the commercials a All floats off into space. Some of it presumably lands in listeners radios. Working the Day shift he gets few requests for songs. How does he know anyone a out there a you done to he said. Furthermore he does no to think much about it. He sounds conversational a by conscious intent a but a a it a almost As though in a talking to myself As though i were listening maybe that helps him keep his Cool a the first couple times i was on the air i was really nervous. I was shaking literally a Moran said. Now he says its no sweat. A anybody could be a do. In a really a shy person Basily. I get up and speak in front of a whole Bunch of people. A Dolloff said he personally supports the lawsuit however. A your voters have always been supportive of education but this year they Cut about $250,000 from the budget a a he said. A i see a need for a Connair admitted that the end result of the lawsuit May be a Broad based tax. She Munday Telegraph established october 20. 1832 offices 17 executive drive. Hudson 60 main Street. Nashua 84 Elm Street Milford. 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