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106.5 The Arch is here!

April 11, 2005

ST. LOUIS is the latest market to get JACKed, or at least a version of the eclectic Variety Hits format, as BONNEVILLE Smooth Jazz WSSM flips to become 106.5 THE ARCH with the promise "from ABBA to ZZ TOP and everything in between! 70S, 80S... WHATEVER WE WANT." 106.5 THE ARCH will remain commercial free and jockless for the first week.

The SUNDAY (4/10) flip didn't entirely eliminate the Smooth Jazz format, which has moved to online-only streaming at the station's old wssm.com website, while THE ARCH is also online at 1065thearch.com, which is being programmed by WSSM PD DAVID MYERS who remains with BONNEVILLE/ST. LOUIS. He will have other duties to be announced, soon.

Here is the first hour of 106.5 THE ARCH: EAGLES/The Long Run, GLASS TIGER/Don't Forget About Me, WINGS/Live & Let Die, AVRIL LAVIGNE/I'm With You, ELO/Turn To Stone, EDDIE MONEY/Take Me Home Tonight, WALTER EGAN/Magnet & Steel, GENESIS/That's All, TALKING HEADS/Take Me To The River, UNCLE KRACKER/Follow Me, ROCKY BURNETTE/Tired of Toein' The Line, THOMPSON TWINS/Hold Me Now, AEROSMITH/Sweet Emotion, EURYTHMICS/Here Comes The Rain Again, LOOKING GLASS/Brandy.