Originally published October 3, 2014
WBAI didn't always suck. Back in the day it had a major impact on my life and career. In late summer of 1969 -- a week after Stonewall -- I crashed for a while in Manhattan with a radio pal of mine.
He introduced me to WBAI: Steve Post, Bob Fass and particularly Larry Josephson. I arrived in NYC a Top 40 DJ and left an FM believer.
Today we have a sample of WBAI’s cultural impact at the time. On New Years morning – January 1, 1966 – Bob Fass hosted Bob Dylan live on WBAI:
Video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtzW7F9mQWA&feature=youtu.be