Our mid-day host, Peter Natale, has some special programming this week for your musical enjoyment and entertainment.
During the one o’clock hour on Monday, February 27th, and Tuesday, February 28th, Peter will take us back to 1970, as he looks at the Number 1 Songs – the songs that held the top honors. On Monday they include the songs from the first half of the year – January 1st through July 4th, and on Tuesday they include the Number 1 Songs from the second half of the year – July 11th through December 31st.
During the one o’clock hour on Wednesday, March 1st, we have our Weekly Top Ten Countdown – this week the year is 1962. Find out what the top ten songs were while hearing some interesting facts about the artists – hear about where they grew up, who influenced their music, and learn some other trivia facts.
During the one o’clock hour on Thursday, March 2nd, it’s a look at Signature Songs of the 1970s. Starting with 1970, and progressing one year at a time up to 1980, hear the songs that are most closely associated with a particular musical artist.
On Friday, tune in at 12:15 pm as Peter interviews the legendary Johnny Mathis! This will be the second time Peter has this honor! Some of his most famous recordings include A Certain Smile, Misty, It’s Not for Me to Say, Wonderful, Wonderful, and his monumental single Chances Are, his first #1 song from August 1957.
All week long, in addition to America’s Best Music, join Peter in the one o’clock hour for some special musical fun! Listen on FM 97.7, AM 740, live stream from our website, www.wmbgradio.com, or use TuneIn Radio on your smart phone or tablet.
Tune in every Tuesday between noon and 3:00 pm as we give away to one lucky call in winner a 1/2 dozen Duck Donuts!
They start with a freshly made vanilla cake donut, and then YOU add the icing, the topping, and the drizzle of your choice!
Duck Donuts is located on Monticello Ave in Williamsburg, across the street from the Martin’s Shopping Center.
Tune in to win! Listen between noon and 3:00 pm for the “quack-quack”, be the first caller to (757) 565-7401 and you’ll win! It’s that easy! Your taste buds and your tummy will thank you!
You can only win a contest on WMBG FM 97.7 / AM 740 once in 30 days.
Tune in Friday, March 3rd, at 12:15 pm, when mid-day host Peter Natale will again be interviewing the legendary Johnny Mathis.
Johnny’s accomplishments are numerous and varied. He holds many records and has set many precedents in the music industry. Some of his most famous recordings include A Certain Smile, Misty, It’s Not for Me to Say, and Wonderful, Wonderful to name a few. These successes included the monumental single Chances Are, which became Johnny’s first #1 hit in August 1957.
Do you love to crank up the tunes in your car and listen to your favorite radio DJ? For many people, radio is still the primary way to follow their favorite sports team, catch up on news, or listen in to radio hosts playing music and entertaining those listening on the airwaves!
WMBG FM 97.7 / AM 740 has unpaid intern positions available. As an radio station intern, you can develop programming skills, learn MP3 and video editing, work on sales and marketing techniques, and learn a variety of communication skills. You can also be a part of the day to day behind-the scene workings of what it takes to keep a station on the air – writing and recording copy for advertising, maintaining the music library, learning the skills of daily broadcasting, or building network and syndicated shows – these are just some of the opportunities that await you!
A radio station intern is an excellent way to pave a career to several forms of media such as radio and TV broadcasting or journalism. Explore the opportunities! It could pave the foundation to your future.
Call us at (757) 229-7400 and inquire how YOU can become a WMBG intern today!
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Posted by Williamsburg's Radio Station WMBG FM 97.7 and AM 740 on Tuesday, November 15, 2016
WMBG Radio FM 97.7 / AM 740 is pleased to introduce our new inter-active website!
About The Burg is your go-to site for all things Williamsburg, from profiles about your neighbors, to offers from your favorite business down the street, to contest information and so much more! You can also see a video about our on-air advertisers in addition to just hearing their ad.