Boston AM dial 50 years ago

Wed Nov 27 13:27:27 EST 2013

And this was WCRB-AM 1330....right?  

No FM involved at that time I assume.

> As I mentioned in an earlier e-mail, the pre-Ted Jones era was a time 
> when WCRB tried to be just your typical post World War II local radio 
> station, with a variety of popular music, local educators from the 
> Newton-Waltham area, assorted guest speakers, religion, a jazz show, 
> etc.  If you looked at their typical lineup in the late 1940s, it might 
> have had one or two classical shows, but nothing more.  Evidently the 
> station began phasing them in gradually in the early 50s, and listener 
> response was so positive, according to Jones, that the switch to 
> all-classical was made officially on 8 November 1953.

More information about the Boston-Radio-Interest mailing list