A Sad Day in Broadcasting History

Clarence Clemons & Nicole Sandler at WPLJ/NY Legendary NY radio station WPLJ signs off the air for the last time today. In place since February 14, 1971, the station's call letters changed to from WABC-FM to WPLJ, chosen after Allen Shaw noticed the letter combination as the name of a song on the 1970 Mothers of Invention record, Burnt Weeny Sandwich.  The station at 95.5FM in NY will then begin playing Christian Rock. I was lucky enough to work at WPLJ from 1985-1987 as the producer of Jim Kerr and the Morning Crew. The crew included the amazing [...]