Interview with Rachel Peretz Comes, June 1, 2009

Project: History of Broadcasting in Kentucky: Radio Free Lexington (WRFL) Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Comes begins the interview by talking about her career as a DJ for WRFL in its early days. Subsequently, interesting stories of WRFL during this time are remembered. Additionally, the working environment of WRFL is characterized. Next, the interviewee talks about the skills that she learned working at WRFL that have been useful in her career. Then, the most interesting staff members of WRFL and the daily life of a WRFL employee are recalled. Comes also comments upon the radio shows and genres of music that WRFL played in the late 1980s. Comes then shares memories of the most interesting callers and listeners of WRFL. The interviewee details the lives of some of her deceased friends (who all had a connection to WRFL). Comes concludes the interview by highlighting interesting incidents associated with WRFL employees, as well as her final recollections of her co-workers.

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2009oh143_hbk065

Interviewee Name

Rachel Peretz Comes

Interviewer Name

Mick Jeffries

Interview Date

2009-06-01

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Comes, Rachel Peretz Interview by Mick Jeffries. 01 Jun. 2009. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Comes, R.P. (2009, June 01). Interview by M. Jeffries. History of Broadcasting in Kentucky: Radio Free Lexington (WRFL) Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Comes, Rachel Peretz, interview by Mick Jeffries. June 01, 2009, History of Broadcasting in Kentucky: Radio Free Lexington (WRFL) Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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