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WFUV’s ‘The Big Broadcast’ Celebrates 35 Years on the Air

The Big Broadcast, a radio program that airs on New York’s listener-sponsored WFUV (90.7 FM, wfuv.org) every Sunday evening, will celebrate its 35th anniversary on January 6th at 8:00 PM. The Big Broadcast features classic jazz and pop tunes of the 1920s and ’30s. Over the course of 1,790 broadcasts throughout 35 years, The Big Broadcast has expanded from one to four hours and now claims online listeners as far away as Hawaii and Australia.

“It’s amazing how many great songs were written and wonderful records made during the 1920s and 30s,” says host Rich Conaty. “It’s a rare week that I don’t turn up something that’s ‘new’ to my audience and me.”

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