Wolfe in for Whittemore at WRKO

Paul B. Currier paulcurrier@adelphia.net
Wed Feb 15 06:38:38 EST 2006

I think Matty in the Morning KISS108 (WXKS) also qualifies.  For how many
years he's been there - still clever, funny and spontaneous.  Just overlook
the playlist and focus on the show....

----- Original Message -----
From: "Eli Polonsky" <elipolo@earthlink.net>
To: <boston-radio-interest@rolinin.bostonradio.org>
Sent: Wednesday, February 15, 2006 2:51 AM
Subject: Re: Wolfe in for Whittemore at WRKO

> > > From: "Bill O'Neill" <billo@shoreham.net>
> > CC: boston-radio-interest@rolinin.BostonRadio.org
> > To: Bob Nelson <raccoonradio@gmail.com>
> > Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2006 14:30:20 -0500
> > Subject: Re: Wolfe in for Whittemore at WRKO
> >
> > What's the deal with AM drive on Boston radio? L&W seem to be
> > getting the job done - and they are funny. Funny and radio in the
> > same sentence...what a concept. WBZ is keeping the news deal
> > going on.
> > I've been out of the market for six years now but visit often. I
> > used to look forward to spinning the dial of AM drive.  Now, it's
> > almost not worth the digital exercise. What seems to be missing is
> > rock solid name recognition, king-makers, local icons on Boston
> > radio. And am I jaundiced in my view that it is intentional? Keeps
> > salaries down.
> Dale Dorman is still at it mornings on WODS, just a couple short of
> 40 years on-air in the Boston market. He still seems to have as much
> of that spontaneous 60's Top 40 air style as possible within today's
> formatting, and his ad-libbed asides are much funnier than the hokey
> bits that their writers script for the show (IMO).
> EP

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