Thursday, June 20, 2019

Lost 45's are set to return on Easy 99.1

WPLM/Easy 99.1 will become the new home of Boston's nearly four-decade radio treasure - "The Lost 45s with Barry Scott" starts running this Sunday, June 23.  The weekly show will occupy WPLM's 6pm-9pm slot.

Barry Scott,the curator of America's Largest 1970's and 1980's pop hits and interview library launched Lost 45's as a student DJ at Emerson College in the fall of  1981.  The show's commercial radio debut took place in March 1986 on WZLX 100.7 where it aired until February 1992. Over the years, Lost45's had moved around the dial a few times : WBOS 92.9 from April 1992 to May 1993; WBMX/Mix 98.5 from May 1993 to July 1997; WEGQ/Eagle 93.7 from July 1997 to April 1999; WROR 105.7 from May 2001 to December 2001; WODS/Oldies 103.3 from December 2001 to June 2012; and back on WROR 105.7 from September 2012 to April 2014. 

The show has been airing on-line at continuously since October 1999. Currently, Barry Scott's daily Lost 45's features and the weekend show are in national syndication on stations around the country.

BRW Notebook:

Fireworks on the airwaves : Speaking of WPLM/Easy 99.1, for the second year in a row, the Plymouth-based station will supplement Bloomberg Radio's local coverage of Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular on Thursday, July 4th.  Bloomberg's pre-concert show will begin at 7pm. Boston Pops concert will follow at 8pm.  Bloomberg's local flagship stations  on 106.1 FM, 1330 AM,1450 AM and 92.9-HD2 will cover city of Boston and the surroundings towns, North Shore, Metro West while Easy 99.1 will send the concert to South Shore, Southeastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod and portions of Rhode Island.

Nationally the concert can be found on SiriusXM channel 119, online at, and via mobile on the Bloomberg and iheartradio apps.

Blue in the Afternoons : WKLB/Country 102.5 will shift morning co-host, Jackson Blue, to afternoons where he will replace Kevin Kennedy who recently exited the station to return to his native Atlanta. Blue debuted in the mornings on Country 102.5 in March of 2017, after temporarily covering the sift for three months. The search is on for his replacement in mornings, joining current co-host Ayla Brown. He will remain in mornings until his successor is hired. Previously, Blue was in afternoon drive on sister station Rhythmic AC WBQT/Hot 96.9 for three years.  He also worked for iHeartMedia's Top 40 WXKS,/Kiss 08/Boston for nine years.

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