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In Music
  • WWRL - 1600 AM KHz

    Format – Talk / Gospel
    Diversified music focusing on the young black community, emphasizing Motown, Stax, and Memphis Soul, and early James Brown styled funk. Their most famous disc jockey was Frankie Crocker.
  • 1970's

    Focused on Philadelphia soul and other soul artists. Sounderling Broadcasting owned the station during this period and in 1979 Sounderling merged with Viacom.
  • 1982

    Began playing gospel music in the evenings and gospel programming on Sunday’s. In the fall of 1982 WWRL switched to gospel music full time.
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