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by JGP1954
Tue Jan 21, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: What happened to Maz on the DMP?
Replies: 22
Views: 2145

Re: What happened to Maz on the DMP?

I've always was a big fan of Drew & Mike, all through the RIF days. And, even followed them to 105.1. I was listening to the podcast religiously, but I became bored. It's too long, and now, I understand they've gotten rid of Maz. Now, I probably won't listen at all!
by JGP1954
Tue Jan 21, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Jason Carr - WDIV
Replies: 6
Views: 849

Re: Jason Carr - WDIV

Yep, he's wasted on 4. And, I can't stand Tati!
by JGP1954
Mon Jan 13, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Beautiful Music Stations in Detroit
Replies: 44
Views: 3413

Re: Beautiful Music Stations in Detroit

WOHO wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:00 pm
Did Paul W. Smith work at VMO before WSPD Toledo?
I remember Paul W. at WCWA, weekends. Horrible music mix, I thought it was formatted by what's next in the 45 carousel.
by JGP1954
Mon Jan 13, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: What happened to Maz on the DMP?
Replies: 22
Views: 2145

Re: What happened to Maz on the DMP?

I love Maz on the DMP. His 60s references, pop culture stuff, etc., are a hoot. He's the perfect fall guy when things go wrong. Drew should bring him back. He's the perfect comic foil.
by JGP1954
Mon Jan 06, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Beautiful Music Stations in Detroit
Replies: 44
Views: 3413

Re: Beautiful Music Stations in Detroit

The "Voice of Monroe" WVMO, 98.3 has some nice adult EZ music in the 70's until the Tower 98 format landed there in the early 80's. Ha Ha! My memories of V-Mo was format by train wreck. They played whatever was next in the record bin. Although, I didn't listen very often, and sometimes might have a...
by JGP1954
Mon Jan 06, 2020 12:47 am
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Beautiful Music Stations in Detroit
Replies: 44
Views: 3413

Re: Beautiful Music Stations in Detroit

We got our first AM/FM radio in about 1971. I found it curbside a few doors down, its owner having thrown it out. It was a Lloyd's. We took it to Metry Sound on Harper Avenue, where the repairman replaced two tubes to bring it back to life. Just months later, Metry Sound closed shop. At that time, ...
by JGP1954
Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: Everywhere Else
Topic: WSB Atlanta
Replies: 14
Views: 1419

Re: WSB Atlanta

750 will stay as-is and when AM radio becomes widely unavailable in newer cars, they'll basically sell the station for scrap value. That's my prediction. Do you really believe AM radio in cars is going out? I'm not asking that as a challenge to you. It's just the first time I've ever heard that pre...
by JGP1954
Fri Jan 03, 2020 10:38 pm
Forum: Everywhere Else
Topic: WCCO Drops CBS Newscasts
Replies: 3
Views: 326

Re: WCCO Drops CBS Newscasts

Back in the day, WJR was Detroit's long time CBS affiliate until about 1976. They used to air their own newscasts throughout the day, except for key hours, like 8am, 6pm, &pm, etc., and air CBS in the other dayparts. WJR was never a CBS O & O, but a key affiliate. CBS personnel would make regular ap...
by JGP1954
Fri Jan 03, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Beautiful Music Stations in Detroit
Replies: 44
Views: 3413

Re: Beautiful Music Stations in Detroit

Doesn't anybody remember "Detroit Beautiful Place to Be!", "WWJ-FM 97.1 ". Or, their legendary competitor, "From the Golden Tower of the Fisher Building, WJR-FM 96.3". Both stations were highly rated and had separate staffs, etc., including sales staffs. Both stations were separate from their AMs.
by JGP1954
Fri Jan 03, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Ron Cameron
Replies: 148
Views: 4698

Re: Ron Cameron

I hope he's not going away. He's definitely different from Detroit's other sportstalkers!
by JGP1954
Sat Dec 28, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Warren Pierce
Replies: 28
Views: 5722

Re: Warren Pierce

Warren Pierce is still at WJR. I heard him filling in for Paul W., this week.
by JGP1954
Fri Dec 20, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: CICO-32 in Windsor
Replies: 32
Views: 3735

Re: CICO-32 in Windsor

I haven't seen that station since Elwy Yost was around. I think that was his name? Great interviewer and movie host!
by JGP1954
Tue Dec 17, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: 50 year anniversary New Years tape
Replies: 7
Views: 1148

Re: 50 year anniversary New Years tape

I would love to hear it.
by JGP1954
Mon Dec 16, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Metro Detroit/SE Michigan
Topic: Warren Pierce
Replies: 28
Views: 5722

Re: Warren Pierce

I liked Warren's style since his days, doing nights, his gig at the old WCAR AM1130 in the early 70s. In recent years, he reviewed TV shows, etc., as part of his style. That type of programming is perfect for WJR. Nowadays, most of WJR's programming is brokered, which I call "Program Length Commerci...