Hello everyone, and welcom to All Things Radio podcast 202.
In Jeff’s news this week Beasley Broadcasting and Univision report revenues for the first quarter, more from the Personal People Meter for April, plus a look at what’s happening on the street.
In Jenny’s format news, California loses a few stations to sign offs, and several stations out west change their formats and network providers.
Retro Radio looks back at radio the way it was in 1963. Featuring
An aircheck of a May, 1963 count-down of the top 20 on Great Britain’s Radio Luxenberg,
A rather generous sample of jingles contained in the popular PAMS jingle set of 1963 – Series 18 – the Sonovox Series,
An aircheck of the over-night show on Minneapolis-St. Paul’s WDGY as recorded the morning of Sunday, may 12, 1963,
And part of a local newscast that aired on Cleveland, Ohio’s KYW during March, 1963.
Bill’s Market Scope this week features radio coverage of the passing of George Jones. Bill speaks to Steve Allen, a visually impaired musician, about the influence George Jones had on his career.
Then we hear from 2 veteran broadcasters, broadcaster and country music historian Eddie Stubbs
as well as Chubby Howard from WBZI in Xenia Ohio.
WBZI Classic Country Radio We conclude the tribute with a WSM tribute playing George Jones’ hits from A to Z.
Jeff’s featured station this week starts off with an aircheck from WRFM in New York City.
Then we listen to WAVV FM from Naples Florida. This station bills itself as modern easy listening.
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