Ronnie Kaye got his feet wet as a DJ in 1959 working for WKY radio and television in Oklahoma City. He says he has been blessed with great breaks during his life, one of which was his TV show, The Scene, sponsored by Dr. Pepper from 1966-1974.
His secret for his shows longevity was: finding cute kids with the nicest clothes money could buy and who also knew how to dance. The seventies were a great time for Ron.
"The one observation I make about that group, in all candour and confidence, is that they are NOT dull!"
"I've always believed that there are a myriad of defunct TV stations and local radio stations that will have loads of Slade stuff from the era, it's just never been easy to track down hundreds of stations with alphabetical names, etc.. but you can guarantee that everywhere they went they appeared on the local news or music shows none of which would have been syndicated to the main networks or broadcast nationally.
I did try contacting some years ago and met with either stony silence or helpful people who were not alive back then or people who said that the station closed 30 years ago and no one knows where the tapes went."
Dave Graham: Slade In England