Boston AM dial 50 years ago

Kevin Vahey
Wed Nov 27 13:44:44 EST 2013

Jones bought WHAV-FM (102.5) in 1954

On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 1:27 PM, Don <> wrote:
> 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.

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