Famous 56 WFIL was a Philadelphia radio powerhouse in the 1960 & 70s. “The Pop Explosion” on WFIL began in September 1966, as they took on Top 40 leader WIBG. WFIL was slick, fast paced, as well as younger & hipper than WIBG. It didn’t take long for WFIL to claim the throne as Pop Music leader. WFIL gave us legendary “Boss Jocks” including Jay Cook, Jim Nettleton, George Michael, , Frank Kingston Smith, Chuck Browning, Dick Heatherton, and Banana Joe Montione, as well as Dr. Don Rose, Jim O’Brien, & Dave Parks who are featured in the aircheck.
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