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StoryCorps: Remembering Jimmy Lyons

By Mark Scott


Buffalo, NY – WBFO presents another story that was recorded at StoryCorps in Buffalo last summer. Jimmy Lyons was a pioneer black broadcaster in Buffalo in the 1950s and '60s. His program was famously called the Lyons Den.

His son, Jimi Lyons, Junior and daughters JoAnne Lyons Wooten and Gayle Lyons-Hawkins shared memories of their father at StoryCorps.

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