On Sunday night, February 11, 2001,
the final piece of classical music
on WNIB (ending at Midnight) was
Lyric for Strings by George Walker.
Wynne Delacoma, Senior Music Critic of the
Chicago Sun-Times, wrote a wonderful piece
about the final broadcast. To read it,
To read the final announcement which aired at 11:50 PM,
To see BD & KC during the final broadcast,
To read my article, Death With Dignity,
which was published in CityTalk Magazine, 3/9/01,
For the record, the first tune played
by the new owners (at 12:25 AM) was
New York, New York
which is certainly the perfect selection
to engender respect and loyalty
among listeners in Chicago . . . . .
A week later, the TRUTH was finally revealed!
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