Beep at top of the hour on WBZ disappeared
A Joseph Ross
Thu Sep 27 23:31:41 EDT 2018
I didn't know what "Oranges and Lemons" is, and I wondered what sound
the fruits might make, but I looked it up on Wikipedia and heard a
recording. Now that I know what it is, I do remember when the BBC began
using that tune as an interval signal. Later, they went back to the
chorus of bells that they had been using before.
On 9/27/2018 2:14 PM, Rob Landry wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Sep 2018, A Joseph Ross wrote:
>> Well, they did stop playing Lillibulero at the top of the hour on the
>> World Service.
> In the seventies, when I was an avid shortwave listener, they used to
> use "Oranges and Lemons" as an interval signal.
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