WBCN was an over-the-air radio station in Boston, Massachusetts. Originally broadcasting on analog 104.1 MHz from 1968 to 2009, and later broadcasting as a digital-only radio station, airing on WBZ-FM HD2 from 2009 to 2017. In December 2017, owner Beasley Broadcast Group discontinued WBCN, switching the station's format to "Hubcast", a replay of segments and podcasts from air personalities of the Sports Talk format of WBZ-FM. Before switching to 98.5 HD2 on August 12, 2009, WBCN featured its roc
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The amazing, untold story of the radical underground radio station WBCN-FM, set against the dazzling and profound social, political, and cultural changes that took place in Boston and nationally during the late-1960s and early-70s. Told through the actual sights, sounds, and stories of a compelling cast of characters who connected through the radio station, exploding music and countercultural scenes, militant anti-war activism, civil rights struggles, and the emerging women’s and ...
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WBCN-FM, a collective of free-spirited radio pioneers, launched from the fading grandeur of a classical music radio station rapidly spinning out of business. On the night of March 15, 1968, Mississippi Harold Wilson (Joe Rogers) touched the needle to Cream’s “I Feel Free,” declaring FM independence and the beginning of Boston’s underground radio experiment, dubbed “The American Revolution.”.
Jul 26, 2019 · Boston is known as the birthplace of the American Revolution. One of its highlights was the infamous Boston Tea Party of 1773. Fast-forward to 1968, when Boston can lay claim to a second revolution and a second Tea Party. Only this time the Boston Tea Party was a nightclub, featuring a British invasion of bands, and the revolution in question was the birth of free-form radio in the guise of the radio station 104.1 WBCN.
- Henry Santoro
"From the first note of Cream's "I Feel Free" carried by the FM signal at 104.1 in 1968 to the final note of Pink Floyd's "Shine on You Crazy Diamond" bringing the story to a close in 2009, Alan traces the station's wild ride from its roots as a foundering classical music operation (WBCN stood for Boston Concert Network and employed a young Ron Della Chiesa), to its evolution into a free-form, counterculture outpost, and finally to a tightly controlled, corporate enterprise with two of its ...
- Carter Alan, Steven Tyler
Jul 29, 2014 · WBCN came along in Boston at a time when virtually every aspect of cultural, social, and political life was changing dramatically in this country—the intersection of the women’s movement, the ...
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Jul 14, 2009 · WBCN 104.1 FM, the long-celebrated Boston radio station credited with leading the progressive rock ‘n roll radio movement from the 1960s to the modern day, will no longer rock the airwaves. Owner CBS Radio Boston said today that the legendary station is going off the air in a complicated shuffle intended to make room for a new sports/talk format.