Tom Clay

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        Tom Clay (n+¬e Clague) was a popular Detroit radio personality in the '50s and '60s. Years before hitting with the social commentary piece "What the World Needs Now Is Love/Abraham Martin and John," Clay was entertaining Detroiters with his Jack the Bellboy character at radio station WJBK-AM, and sponsoring record hops with popular artists, where people came to see Tom Clay as much as they did the artists. The payola scandal of 1959 temporarily hurt his career; he was fired for ... Read more

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