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Bruce Morrow Biography
Bruce Morrow (born Bruce Meyerowitz) is an American radio performer, known for some professional purposes as Cousin Brucie. He hosts programs for Sirius XM satellite radio, on the ’60s on 6 channel. Cousin Brucie’s Saturday Night Party – Live is broadcast Saturday nights, while Cruisin’ with Cousin Brucie is broadcast live on Wednesday nights.
Bruce Morrow Age
Bruce was born on October 13, 1935 in Brooklyn, New York. He is 83 years old as of 2018.
Bruce Morrow Family | Bruce Morrow Parents
Bruce is from Brooklyn, New York. His family first lived on East 26th Street between Avenues V and W and later relocated to East 29th Street. His favorite activity as a child was going to Coney Island and enjoying the rides at Steeplechase Park. As a youngster he was reportedly greatly interested in radio programs such as Boston Blackie, The Bickersons, Superman, and The Shadow.
Bruce Morrow Wife
Back in 1973, the recently divorced Bruce met Jodie Berlin on a blind date, and the couple were married a year later. They have one child. He was previously married to Susan Stoloff.
Bruce Morrow Education
Bruce enrolled as a student at Brooklyn College but soon quit. He Later became a student at the Communications Arts Program at New York University. Bruce was able to convince a dean to initiate the school’s first radio station WCAG (Communications Arts Group). It was a carrier current station with a very limited range and programmed classical music.
Bruce Morrow Sirus XM Satellite Radio
Bruce currently hosts programs for Sirius XM satellite radio, on the ’60s on 6 channel as of 2019. Cousin Brucie’s Saturday Night Party – Live is broadcast Saturday nights, while Cruisin’ with Cousin Brucie is broadcast live on Wednesday nights. The Wednesday broadcast used to repeat on Sunday nights, but no longer does. In place of the repeat, a show titled “Best of Brucie” airs, a compilation of all of his best moments on SiriusXM. His crew consists of former senior producer Adam Saltzman (grandson of studio session drummer Buddy Saltzman, and is currently working on The Beatles Channel), former producer Lauren Hornek (Now of Hits1), and current senior producer .
Bruce Morrow WABC(AM770)
Bruce returned to New York in 1961 for the major station WABC (AM 770), another Top 40 station. His return to New York City came just as rock and roll music was becoming extremely popular among the baby boom demographic. That how Bruce found himself on the most powerful radio station on the East Coast at the beginning of the so-called British Invasion. His main competition came from his previous station WINS, which featured “Murray the K,” a DJ who claimed an association with the Beatles.
Bruce quickly became a success on WABC’s teenager-oriented evening shift for 6:15 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., presenting the diverse musical genres of the time (Motown soul, pop, hard rock, surf music, novelty records). He also presented advertisements for youth-oriented sponsors like Thom McAn, local clothing outlets in the New York and New Jersey areas, and events such as concerts and drag-strip races. He worked for WABC for 13 years and 4,014 broadcasts until August 1974, when he transferred to rival radio station WNBC
Bruce Morrow WNBC
In August 1974 Bruce transferred to rival radio station WNBCs. After working for three years there, he quit performance to team with entrepreneur Robert F.X. Sillerman to become the owner of the Sillerman Morrow group of radio stations. It included WALL; WKGL, now WRRV, in Middletown, New York; WJJB, later WCZX, in Poughkeepsie, New York; WHMP in Northampton, Massachusetts; WOCB in West Yarmouth, Massachusetts; WRAN (now dark) New Jersey 1510 in Randolph, New Jersey; and television station WATL Atlanta. Later the group purchased WPLR in New Haven, Connecticut.
Bruce Morrow Cruisin’ America
In 1982, Bruce resumed working as a radio announcer, for New York’s WCBS-FM, an oldies station. He initially filled in for Jack Spector every third Saturday evening for the Saturday Night Sock Hop program. After Spector resigned during 1985, Bruce became the main performer for the program and renamed it the Saturday Night Dance Party. The station also added his nationally syndicated show Cruisin’ America. In 1986, Bruce started working the Wednesday evening shift, where he hosted The Top 15 Yesterday and Today Countdown. In 1991, the Wednesday show became The Yearbook, emphasizing music from the years between 1955 and 1979. Cousin Brucie was also the “breakfast presenter” on Atlantic 252 from 1992 to 1996.
After the radio program Cruisin’ America ended during December 1992, Bruce went on to host a WCBS radio program named Cruising with the Cuz Monday evenings until the end of 1993. Later that program ended and he hosted the Saturday night and Wednesday night programs there until the station’s change to an adult hits format named Jack FM on June 3, 2005. Soon thereafter, Bruce signed a multi-year deal to host oldies programming and a weekly talk program for Sirius Satellite Radio.
Bruce Morrow Net Worth
Bruce has an estimated net worth of $3 million.