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Re: WBZ overnights
At 12:10 PM 7/5/00 -0400, email@example.com wrote:
>Dick Summer was all-night on WBZ by March, 1964 (from an aircheck). He
>was replaced by Dave Michaels (listed in the Globe February 4, 1968), but
>I don't know exactly when.
I know it was some time in the autumn of 1967, probably in late September.
Jay Dunn left, and there was a major shuffling of jocks, with only Carl
deSuze remaining in the same airshift. As I recall in the new schedule
Carl did AM drive, then Ron Landry 9:30-12:30, Dave Maynard 12:30-3:30
followed by Bruce Bradley 3:30-6 and then Dick Summer 8-mid. This was in
reaction to WRKO pulling the rug out from under WBZ's market dominance. I
think they also started carrying the Patriots that year, too. The
transition away from Top 40 had begun.