When WBZ played covers instead of hits

Jon Maguire w1mnk@tampabay.rr.com
Wed Jun 20 07:12:45 EDT 2007

About when was that song on WCOP? I worked there as an engineer for 
1970-75. I don't recall the song, but can check with some form colleagues.

Regards, Jon W1MNK Brandon, FL USA
A. Joseph Ross wrote:
> On 19 Jun 2007 at 20:47, Lou wrote:
>> Wow...  Just when you think you've found all the lost classics, New
>> Hope comes up.  Great song!  Was this only a WBZ song, or did WMEX
>> play it, too? Thanks for bringing it up.
> I don't remember it at all.  But the classic I just thought of was a 
> song called "High School, USA."  It had a number of regional versions 
> which listed a bunch of local high schools.  I didn't know that at 
> the time and wondered whether the whole country was hearing a song 
> that mentioned Boston-area schools.
> There was another one which I thought, at first, was some national 
> hit.  I think it was called "Song of the City," and it sang the 
> praises of "Boston, Boston, that's my home town."  But the song ended 
> with "The most wonderful sound of our home town is WCOP, Boston, 
> Boston, that's my home town."  Of course, it was only heard on WCOP.
> A very clever promotion.  I wonder who performed it.

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