Month: February 1991

WLOL Signs-Off

Previous Format: CHR WLOL New Format: Classical KSJN Date & Time Of Change: February 26, 1991 at 6:30pm More Info: Wikipedia Notes: This includes the final half hour of programming on WLOL followed by the brief return with music and promos for competitor 101.3 KDWB. http://formatchange.com/audio/189.mp3

98.5 WROR Boston becomes WBMX Mix 98.5

WROR was the FM station to WRKO until RKO General was forced to sell off all it’s radio properties. Before WROR they were first WRKO-FM – ARKO-Matic, the automated top forty station in the 60s. Later, it was Boston’s first Oldies station as WROR. In 1980, they went live AC, with some of Boston’s most melodic and historic jingles (JAM’s ‘I’d Rather Be In Boston’ series #1). In 1983 they experimented with CHR using a version of the WLS-FM jingles but later reverted back to AC, which they stayed until February 1991 when Roy Orbison’s “It’s Over” triggered the end of WROR and the beginning of Hot AC Mix 98.5. WBMX. Mix 98.5 would soon become the forerunner of what was known as Modern AC, a current based variation of the format...

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