Thursday, July 09, 2015

Studio Wrestling Website - Update

Here are links to recent updates on the Studio Wrestling website (part of our family of websites.)

Pittsburgh's Bill Cardille
A look at the man behind the mike of Pittsburgh's famed "Studio Wrestling" show in the 1960s and 1970s.

"The Best of NWA Wrestling" with Johnny Weaver
A look back at the short-lived 1978 show out of Charlotte's WCCB-18 studio.

Plus these updates from the last few weeks:

Mid-Atlantic TV Show Wins Awards (1976)
Jim Crockett's television crew takes home the lion share of the 1976 NWA awards.

Bill Connell with Steamboat and Youngblood (1981)
Bill Connell appears with Johnny Weaver and Jay Youngblood at an annual Christmas Parade.

Sound Bytes: Ring Introduction by Carl Murnick
Elliot and Carl Murnick both handled ring announcing duties in the late 1970s on Mid-Atlantic Wrestling. Here is an audio sample of Carl's work.

The Wonderful Voice of Joe Murnick
Our favorite TV ring announcer makes one of his classic intros of Blackjack Mulligan and Big Bill Dromo at WRAL in Raleigh.

Theme Music: Raleigh Intro to Mid-Atlantic Wrestling (1973)
A custom into for the Raleigh version of "Mid-Atlantic Championship Wrestling" featuring an introduction for host Elliot Murnick.

Ed Capral in Atlanta (1972)
Prior to his stint for Jim Crockett as host of "Wide World Wrestling," Ed Capral was the longtime voice of wrestling wrestling in Georgia.

The Local Promos on Briarbend Drive featuring Tony Schiavone