Bluegrass on the radio
Mon Nov 7 12:48:01 EST 2005
At 12:35 PM 11/7/2005 -0500, Garrett Wollman wrote:
><<On Mon, 7 Nov 2005 12:19:31 -0500, "Dan Strassberg"
> > Is WPAQ still on AM (740, IIRC) in Mt Airy NC?
>You betcha. (Oops. I don't think they're into bluegrass all that
>much in Minnesota. What's the appropriate Southernism?)
>Scott and I were there a few years ago and forwent the opportunity to
>stop by and visit.
That's right up there at the very top of my "missed radio opportunities"
regret list - that, and passing up the chance to ride the elevator up one
of the Philly TV towers.
Apparently, the inside of the WPAQ building is something of a radio museum,
with much of the original equipment from the station's 1948 sign-on still
present and operating. (Shades of WCAP :-)
More information about the Boston-Radio-Interest