2 of 17: A funeral mass was held Thursday for Legendary Philadelphia radio personality Joe "Butterball" Tamburro. The pews were filled at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. WDAS, where Tamburro worked for decades, devoted last weekend to remembering the broadcast and civil rights pioneer. Tamburro helped the careers of many R&B artists. He also contributed to the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. Tamburro died Friday after suffering heart-related problems. He was 70-years-old.

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