Rewind 93.9 WYEC adds long awaited 50's & 60's March 2


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Posted Online: March 01, 2012, 1:09 pm
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Press release submitted by Regional Media

Regional Media, who operates five radio signals and numerous community websites, announced today that one of its FM stations, The New Oldies, Rewind 93.9 WYEC will undergo some additional changes this week.

The New Oldies, Rewind 93.9 WYEC announced today its plans for 50's and 60's Fridays beginning this Friday March 2, 2012 at 5:00AM. The music of Chuck Berry, Little Richard and Elvis return to the Quad Cities with 50's and 60's Fridays on The New Oldies, Rewind 93.9 WYEC.

"We get so many calls from people who love these songs from The Big Bopper and Buddy Holly and so on. It was a no-brainer for us to step in and fill this void in the Quad Cities," says The New Oldies, Rewind 93.9 WYEC Quad Cities Program Director Sean Patrick.

Additional artists to be played include, Chubby Checker, Jerry Lee Lewis, the Temptations, The Supremes, Frankie Avalon and The Beatles. The New Oldies, Rewind 93.9 WYEC's 50's and 60's Fridays will be the only place on the FM dial to hear the iconic sound every Friday from 5:00 AM to 5:00PM leading into the extremely popular Weekend Rewind on WYEC.

In making this announcement, Fletcher M. Ford, from the Regional Media Executive Team, owners of The New Oldies, Rewind 93.9 WYEC says, "We will continue to provide what the listeners want from our Quad City studio location. From the greatest hits from the 60's, 70's, and 80's and now with 50's and 60's Friday, Rewind's goal is to bring the New back to oldies in the Quad Cities with local on air talent. I am please to make such an announcement in the area."




















 



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