Originally Posted by WestCoastOffensive
I was camping in 8th grade, listening to WPLR (New Haven) (lived in Sag Harbor at the time - we could only get Connecticut broadcasts) and they laid down Savoy Brown in a block - some "Jack the Toad" etc and I was hooked. I think they played "Wang Dang Doodle" and I went crazy - it was awesome. I couldn't shut up about it and I almost got tied to a tree.
WPLR = WLIR for JGM (just great music)
I remember in the late 70's early 80's getting a Conn jazz station out of New Haven. Rick Laird (bass player) was a DJ.