590 WEEI

New England Sampler #1 – News Radio 590 WEEI Boston | 1980

Date of Recording: 1980 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 590 WEEI Boston Format: All-News Station Slogan: “NewsRadio 59” Featured Air Personality: Various Post Date: 11.26.2017 Contributor: Big Apple Airchecks Airchexx Entry: 1,257 Good Afternoon, I’m Len Morris. It’s 3:58. Robert Ames is next… Curator’s Notes: It’s not often we find an intact recording of an all news station over 30 years old. More surprising for young sports enthusiasts who listen to the WEEI Sports Network, these days the calls are on 103.7 south of Boston. The history of WEEI is rather unique. Originally signed on the air in 1924, the call letters meaning Edison Electric Illuminating. CBS (the network) purchased WEEI in 1936. After many decades of network programming, the station ...

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