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RE: WBZ overnights

I remember listening to Dick Summer at night from my 6-transistor GE
portable in Colorado Springs, CO during the fall of 67, but I'm not sure I
can say it was all fall into winter.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-boston-radio-interest@bostonradio.org
> [mailto:owner-boston-radio-interest@bostonradio.org]On Behalf Of
> SteveOrdinetz
> Sent: Thursday, July 06, 2000 2:08 AM
> To: brouder@juno.com
> Cc: Boston-Radio-Interest@bostonradio.org
> Subject: Re: WBZ overnights
> At 12:10 PM 7/5/00 -0400, brouder@juno.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.