Gay Glaudi Bennett's Letter to the Editor was in Tuesday's The Times-Picayune. She noted that her father's broadcasting style (WWL-TV, WWL Radio) was a unique and endearing style -- folksy and definitely Ninth Ward. She wrote that Hap paved the way for Buddy D, Frank Davis, Bobby Hebert and Deke Bellavia to get into sports-casting. "Who would have hired Buddy D had Hap not proved that a true New Orleanian can command the airways, accent and all," she wrote.
So, for those who remember Hap Glaudi and Buddy D., here is a little nostalgia..For those who never heard either one of them, here's a bit of New Orleans:
Bayoubuzz Note: We New Orleanans do not talk strange. The rest of the world does.
Ed Staton is a former sports writer for the Times Picayune and New Orleans States Item. He also served as the New Orleans Saints Information Director. He has won 43 media awards in writing, design and photography.
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