October 18, 2021

3 thoughts on “Joel Cash, 68 WRKO Boston | August, 1972

  1. 1510 WMEX with its wider playlist and ‘more personality’ delivery was starting to make inroads on WRKO around the summer of 1971, and apparently ‘RKO responded by loosening up. by ’73, WRKO almost sounded like an AOR station as ratings sagged. in ’74, Gerry Peterson came in as PD and put the station back on a more high-energy top 40 uptempo music approach. the result: WRKO’s first ever #1 ranking in Boston.

  2. Ditto Don ! I don’t think I ever thought as highly of Joel Cash…as I do NOW, after having listened to this all too brief clip Steve Bleecker

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