Bruce Morrow was born in Brooklyn on October 13, 1937, and attended
New York University.
Morrow adopted the moniker Cousin Brucie in 1959, while
working at WINS/New York. He left WINS for Miami radio in 1961 before
returning to WABC/New York, where he broadcast for 13 years.
During his time at WABC, Cousin Brucie was known for
hosting the famous Palisades Park rock concerts,. In August of 1965,
he had the distinction of introducing the Beatles during their historic
Shea Stadium concert.
Morrow moved to WNBC/New York, where he spent two years on radio
and television before leaving the airwaves to concentrate on business
In the 1980s, Cousin Brucie returned to radio, joining
the staff of WCBS-FM/New York. From 1987 to 1993, Morrow was heard
nationally on the weekly series, Cruisin' America. He currently
hosts two weekly programs for WCBS, Cousin Brucies Yearbook
and Cousin Brucies Saturday Night Oldies Party.
Morrows autobiography, appropriately titled Cousin Brucie!,
was published in 1987.
In 1994, he became the only on-air personality in New York with
his own street, when Mayor Rudolph Giuliani proclaimed West 52nd
Street Cousin Brucie Way.
Bruce Morrow was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 1988.
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