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Re: NorthEast Radio Watch 7/17:

On Mon, 21 Jul 1997, Sean P. Smyth wrote:

> I really wish I was alive back then. I would love to be able to hear some
> of that radio from the 1950s, as Top 40 radio back then was really Top 40
> radio and there were some genuine personalities on the air everywhere. Of
> course, these people had training grounds to develop some of their schtick,
> something which they do not have now with all of these suburban stations
> going satellite. A good reason why we need to bring back Class D and start
> up some smaller stations. A minor leagues of sorts. (Editorial ended.)

Some of us have some recordings that capture the flavor of the era.  I
don't know if Arnie Ginsberg's "Cruisin' 1961" is available these days,
but I'm sure people have copies of it, as well as tapes of WROR's Rock &
Roll Reunion Weekend in 1985. 

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