Best Rape of Classic Oldies Radio (2008)


Listeners were irate when Infinity Broadcasting unceremoniously yanked WCBS-FM and beloved DJ Cousin Brucie off the air in favor of a DJ-less iPod Shuffle of a station called JACK FM. Senator Chuck Schumer, a Brucie fan since childhood, lobbied for somebody to hire the man who introduced the Beatles at Shea Stadium. Brucie eventually defected to Sirius Satellite Radio, but NYC cabs, laundromats, and dentist's offices are still feeling the loss.


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