“Pork the Tork,” “The Daddio of the Radio,” “Your Platter-Pushin’ Papa”…these are just a few of the names the notorious Porky Chedwick is known by, in Pittsburgh and around the world. He is an icon & a legend, known for being the first in the country to break many national hits. Here is what he had to say about one of his favorite groups, Pure Gold: “This is Porky Chedwick, the ‘Blonde Wonder’, the ‘Record Thunder’, the ‘Golden Ear’, telling you that the very talented Pure Gold will always greatly appear. They are the best in Doo Wop, the best in acappella, the best in harmony, the best in individuality, the best in all ranges. I know and everyone in the world knows that Pure Gold is America’s group. Dr. Spin has unending Pure Gold love within!”
Listen to what Porky has to say about Pure Gold in these two audio clips: Praise, Salute.