Vintage Birmingham... TUTWILER HOTEL...this is the real deal, the one we have fond memories of at Beta Club Convention. It was imploded in January 1974. Another gone--but not forgotten piece of the past.
Birmingham's own Joe Rumore pioneered the radio industry as one of the renown personalities of the 20th century, holding ground with celebrities like Hank Williams and Andy Griffith. His amicability transcended sound waves and tied a community together, remembered not only as a voice on the radio but a faithful friend despite mounting fame. Read more in "Joe Rumore: More than Radio's 'Good Neighbor'" by Wendy Reed, Alabama Heritage, Winter 2013, Issue 107. #AlabamaHistory#radio