Audio Clip Of The Week:
Bargain Town Advertisement
WVOK, November 18, 1970
Welcome To The Life Of Joe Rumore.
Joe Rumore was an icon on Birmingham Radio for over 40 years. Joe's influence is still being felt as he paved the way for what we hear today. This site is dedicated to the life and memories of one the biggest radio icons, if not the biggest icon, in Birmingham. Join us as we go back and look at the life of Joe Rumore as told and shared by the Rumore family, along with classic photos, airchecks, and personal memories, of an era that defined Birmingham radio.
The Joe Rumore Story
Joe Rumore In Photos
Joe Rumore Audio
It was 1927 when "Master" Rumore made his radio debut, in the Rumore house. Thus, this started a radio career that spanned 60 years.
Photos of Joe, from Christmas cards to family photos, advertisements and more!
Relive Joe on air, through actual aircheck, advertisements, and newscasts.
Joe Rumore: Highlights
Joe Rumore: Awards
July, 17, 1920
Joe Rumore was born in Birmingham, AL
The radio career of Joe Rumore officially starts.
April, 6, 1948
Joe marries his wife, Angie
Joe Rumore starts his career at WVOK.
January 29, 1982
Joe Rumore makes his final broadcast,
closing a radio career that spanned 40 years
covering 4 decades,
33 years and 3 months at WVOK
December 20, 1993
Joe Rumore passes away at the age of 73.
Joe Rumore is inducted into the
Country Music Disc Jockey
Hall of Fame
Joe Rumore is awarded the
Media Award, Alabama
Music Hall of Fame
October 11, 2012
Joe Rumore was
inducted into the University
Of Alabama School Of
Communications Hall of Fame
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