Soxless Boss

Doug Drown
Fri May 5 19:29:35 EDT 2006

I've sometimes wondered why Westinghouse sold WBZ-FM.  They did it just as
FM was coming into the fore.  Seems counterproductive in hindsight.  Does
anyone know?


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bill O'Neill" <>
To: "John Francini" <>
Cc: "Boston Radio Interest" <>;
"Dan Strassberg" <>
Sent: Friday, May 05, 2006 6:38 PM
Subject: Re: Soxless Boss

> John Francini wrote:
> > You mean WEEI-FM on 107.3, right?
> He was right - WBZ-FM was at 106.7. Before it became Magic, the FMer was,
> essentially, automation with Dave Maynard's voice all over the place. I
> think the studio was akin to a broom closet.
> Similarly, 99.5, then WSSH Lowell, was a stand-up (inhale) booth aside an
> automation system, all surrounded by the then dominant station in the
> building, WLLH (1400 "Lowell and Lawrence.")
> Bill O'Neill

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