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Episode 33: The Ballad of Stagger Lee
In Episode 33 of Greg Klein's Old School Rasslin Talk, Greg:
Looks at MSWA TV for November 1982, including the "newcomer" Stagger Lee.
Explores the cultural and musical background of the character and how it relates to the babyface under a mask gimmick.
Talks about Tony Atlas in his prime and Hacksaw Duggan's move to headlining singles.
Considers Kamala's new taste for masks and Mr. Wrestling II's suddenly flawed masks.
Finds the passage from Tracy Smothers' book where he claims he won a fight against Adrian Street and tries to narrow down when the fight allegedly took place.
Greg Klein's Old School Rasslin Talk is sponsored by Greg and his work. You can buy "The King of New Oreans: How the Junkyard Dog Became Pro Wrestling's First Black Superstar" and "The Paper Tigers: The Untold True Story About How Five Guys From the Streets of Philadelphia Became Professional Baseball Players for One Day" on Amazon.