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Re: WODS jingles, songs-in-a-row

On 5 Jan 2002 at 20:21, Eli Polonsky wrote:

> I recall oldies formats first hitting the commercial air in the early 70's
> with the "American Graffiti/Happy Days" 50's nostalgia era, the first in
> Boston being the original 98.5 WROR circa 1973 with a great DJ lineup. It
> began as all pre-Beatles/pre-Motown 1954 through 1963, and added the early
> to mid 60's before becoming a gold-heavy AC and eventually flipping to

WROR's format initially was automated.

> WCOP-FM 100.7 then made a brief ill-fated mid-70's attempt to get a piece
> of the pie with automated pre-'63 oldies before flipping to country/rock
> WTTK and eventually, after many various ownership and format changes,
Actually, WCOP-FM did the oldies format well before WROR shifted from 
that format. In fact, WCOP-FM, when it was doing that format, sounded 
remarkably like WROR at the time, which was then also doing an automated 
format. I think I once heard that they did that based on rumors that WROR 
was going to change format. Then when WROR didn't change format, WCOP-FM 

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