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Re: How hot was it???

In Lynn, Mass. an explosion at a transformer
site on the Lynnway caused WFNX-FM
to go off the air around 6pm on Monday night.
The station was back on the air around 9pm....

- --- "Martin J. Waters" <mwaters@mail.wesleyan.edu> wrote:
>         It was so hot . . .
>         That Joe D'Ambrosio, sometime national ESPN radio host, played
> "Heatwave" all the way through for no apparent reason during the WTIC (AM)
> sports talk show on Monday evening, around 6:20. As I  cranked it up, I
> thought, this is probably the first time the station has played a record
> all the way through since they flipped to talk shortly after Bob Steele
> "retired" about eight years ago. I also wondered whether, thanks to the
> cheap $$%%##%$%$$ bean counters running them now, they even have a license
> to play it. And, no, Joe did not call it a "dancin' oldie" or a "jammin'
> oldie" or a "hot oldie." He talked up every verse and filled the
> instrumental bridge real tight, then did a nice job of jumping in on the
> fade, though. Give that man a contract.
>         I had a bad flashback, though. It reminded me of my horrified
> reaction when WTIC flipped to talk, which tells you my view of all-talk
> radio, generally: I swore I'd never punch them out on the car radio again
> when they played a Neil Diamond song, if they'd only switch back to full
> service. Really I wouldn't have. Not even Neil Diamond. Or even worse, play
> another Manilow song. Go ahead. I won't touch the button. I promise. Really
> I won't.

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