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Bob “Jasiu” Whitcomb

Grand Rapids’ Legendary Polka DJ – WSBT-AM (South Bend, IN.), WGRD-AM, WOOD-AM, WJPW-AM, WOOD-TV. The Polks Pops. (RIP)

Bob "Jasiu" Whitcomb WOOD-AM Archive Photo

Bob “Jasiu” Whitcomb WOOD-AM Archive Photo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jasiu with Jerry Baczewski during Jasiu's years at WJPW Radio in Rockford (photo courtesy of Diana Baczewski)

Jasiu with Jerry Baczewski during Jasiu’s years at WJPW Radio in Rockford (photo courtesy of Diana Baczewski)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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This is a WGRD radio record survey from March 30, 1959 with Bob Whitcomb's picture on it. This is the earliest WGRD survey that I've ever seen. Gary Hunt

This is a WGRD radio record survey from March 30, 1959 with Bob Whitcomb’s picture on it. This is the earliest WGRD survey that I’ve ever seen. Gary Hunt

:: Bob “Jasiu” Whitcomb ::
Our goal is to make this page a sort of
“Bob “Jasiu’ Whitcomb Museum”,
but we need your help!

If you have a tape recording, a photo,
a press clipping, or just a story you’d like to share,
please e-mail it to

polkapops@yahoo.com

Or mail it to

WYGR Polka Pops
P.O. Box 9591
Wyoming, MI  49509

If you’re sending us an “original” that you need back,
please let us know and we’ll get it back to you.

The Polka Pops “The Nation’s Premier Polka Show”
             
An undated photo of Jasiu from the archives of WOOD Radio.
A photo of Jasiu with Jerry Baczewski during Jasiu’s years at
WJPW Radio in Rockford (photo courtesy of Diana Baczewski).
Bob “Jasiu” Whitcomb Audio Clip of the Week
for the week of November 15, 2011
More Jasiu Stuff (Click on Links to Open)
The program from Jasiu’s legendary 39th Birthday Party  
at the old Civic Auditorium (Courtesy Karen Gedris)

A Jasiu post card from his WGRD days (Courtesy Jeff Portko)

Grand Rapids Press article on the occasion of Jasiu’s last show 
(Courtesy Russ Williams)

Grand Rapids Press article on the occasion of Jasiu’s passing 
(Courtesy Russ Williams)

Polkazette artlcle on the occasion of Jasiu’s 30th anniversary
with Original Polka Time (Courtesy Karen Gedris)

Polkazette article about Payne’s Palace (AKA the WJPW studios)
– a figment of Jasiu’s imagination (Courtesy Karen Gedris)

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