Real Audio Sounds

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Boston Radio

Assorted sound bytes from various radio stations in Boston Massachusetts, such as WBZ, WRKO, WROR. I like to focus on traffic and seasonal reports. Always fun to hear school closing in the middle of July.

Name Description Length
Aaron Broussard This is a clip of the Howie Carr show talking about Jefferson Parish's President Aaron Broussard. Howie explains how Aaron Broussard went on Meet the Press and egagerated an incident with a victim of Katrina. 02:39
Cape 104 Here is the station announcing it's call letters at the top of the hour in the summer of 1988. 00:10
Christmas Story This is part of a radio broadcast in December 2002 on WRKO. The hosts is talking about road rage at the Mall, with a focus on the Christmas season 04:00
Clapprood & Whitley One of the most Popular Talk shows in Boston was Clapprood & Whitley on WRKO. Here is a sound-byte of the Morning program as it was getting underway. They called the early morning part of their show, 'The Kitchen Cabinet'. 00:50
Day after the 1992 Election Jerry Williams at WRKO, did a great job after the 1992 election on putting together a nice musical summary. I thought I lost this one, but I am glad I found it. The sound quality isn't that great. However its a great reflection on the Clinton Victory. I w 04:40
Howie Carr Here is Howie Carr calling his State Legislator while she was on a business trip to Puerto Rico in the middle of winter. You can bet that she wasn't trying to win his vote in the next election. 02:49
Howie Carr Howie has some great leads in after a long commercial break. This is one of many that he runs all the time. This gives you an idea of the Talk show host Howie is. 00:50
Howie Carr Intro This is the intro that Howie plays at the top of each hour. 00:41
Snow Report WBZ weather forecast for the largest snow storm in Boston History. (2/17/03) 00:55
WKPE Cape 104 I recorded this broadcast in the Summer of 1989. During that summer they were the number one radio station on Cape Cod Massachusetts. 00:11
WRKO 2 This is the introduction sound that is played at the top of each hour. This sound was recorded in 1988. 00:10
WRKO in Boston This is the introduction sound that is played at the top of each hour. This sound was recorded in early 1996. 00:10
WROR Here is a promo for a WROR DJ using the song called, On Broadway. 00:58