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Mr. Paul Reid was born In 1913 and raised on "bringing god into the living room of thousands in the bay area" in the early
1950's as a religious radio announcer.
Mr. Reid began his celebrity career at radio station KRE, with a
program entitled "Religious Gems" which was started by his
nephew, Melvin Reid. Melvin Reid, founder of Reid's Records on
Sacramento street,enlisted his uncle's assistance in order to run
both the radio show and the records store successfully.
Mr. Reid moved from KRE To KDIA and hosted a program that
blossomed from a once a week 30 minute program to a daily hour
long that aired for 11 years. He was a leader in bay area Gospel
singing competitions and held a celebrity-status throughout the
area. When he died in 1964, his funeral was held at the Oakland
Auditorium to accommodate the 7,000 plus mourners who had
come to pay their last respects.
His affiliation with the radio industry attracted thousands to Reid's
Records, which in still in it's original location on Sacramento street
in Berkeley. His memory is kept alive by his seven children and
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|We also carry graduation robes for preschool, and high schools. You are welcome to come in and take a look at our store, and we also provide phone orders through Fedex.