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,
click HERE

To read the final announcement which aired at 11:50 PM,
click HERE

To see BD & KC during the final broadcast,
click HERE

To read my article, Death With Dignity,
which was published in CityTalk Magazine, 3/9/01,
click HERE

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!
Click HERE for details