WKLB Axes "Sunday Morning Country Oldies"

Bob Nelson raccoonradio@gmail.com
Mon Jun 16 21:31:45 EDT 2014

Interesting news, and Greater is taking them seriously. Admittedly the
101.7 signal is spotty in many areas--have noticed in Peabody, Danvers,
Lowell/Chelmsford etc. it's very "shaky". It may do very well in Boston
proper (stick on top of a Bos. building, right?)

On Mon, Jun 16, 2014 at 7:58 PM, Mark Watson <markwats@comcast.net> wrote:

> WKLB has cancelled "Sunday Morning Country Oldies" effective immediately,
> after just over 20 years on the air. The last show aired yesterday, hosts
> Michael Burns and Stu Fink were told this afternoon that the show is over.
> The reasons given was the flip of 101.7 to country as "The Bull" and
> Greater
> Media's tweaking their on-air presentation to counter their new
> competition.
> Having 4 hours of Oldies/Classic Country doesn't fit well with the rest of
> the station. It's not known what will fill the 8AM-12Noon slot on Sundays.
> Michael Burns remains the voice tracked overnight host on WMJX, while Stu
> Fink has been let go.
> Disclaimer: Michael Burns is a close friend of mine, he is the one who gave
> me this news just a while ago.
> Mark Watson

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