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OUR STORY

PURE 70s then and now

As a teenager in the early 1970s, I loved listening to Casey Kasem's American Top-40 on weekends, as well as Chicago AM powerhouse WLS at night and local Knoxville stations WNOX & WKGN during the day. I loved it so much, I majored in broadcasting at the University of Tennessee. Little did I know that I would eventually work over 4000 hours on the air live during the 70s, 80s & 90s as a music DJ, PD (program director), news director & eventually station manager. From all that experience, I learned a great truth in the world of music radio: if the music's not right, nothing else matters. It was true then and it's still true today! I'm so happy to be back in the music radio saddle, playing the finest radio hits of the 70s for you on PURE 70s. Thanks for joining us! -Rick Sparks, Program Director, PURE 70s Radio