Top 40 competitors

Doug Drown
Fri Jun 16 17:31:02 EDT 2006

What about WBZ and WMEX, in the pre-WRKO days?  WBZ was always the big Top
40 station in eastern New England when I was growing up, but did 'MEX give
it much competition in the Boston metro area?
(We never could get 'MEX out near Fitchburg.)


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rick Kelly" <>
To: "Roger Kolakowski" <>
Cc: "Boston Radio Interest Board"
Sent: Friday, June 16, 2006 4:55 PM
Subject: Re: Top 40 competitors

> On 6/16/06, Roger Kolakowski <> wrote:
> > Springfield was almost a "Hartford / Springfield" market as I remember
> > with WHYN winning South of the city...
> WHYN dominated all competitors in Springfield, and not a bad signal in
> Hartford.  WACE, WTXL and WSPR were all Top 40 at one point in the
> 60's.  In the seventies, WAQY-FM mounted an offensive.  They were
> unsuccessful as well.
> Rick Kelly

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