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Forty Years Ago, Billy Joel & Bob Buchmann Completed A 4-Day Radiothon Benefitting “Charity Begins at Home”

In 1980, Billy Joel and Bob Buchmann (WBAB program director) completed a 4-day radiothon that benefitted “Charity Begins at Home” with all proceeds benefitting Long Island non-profits. This photo represents the 1st of 29 “Rock Marathons.”  Billy visited WBAB on December 8, 1980, 40 years ago, and hours later,  we all heard the news about John Lennon.