• When Keener Was Young

    By December of 1963, the Keener phoenominon had captivated the Motor City. The station was rocketing to the top of the Detroit radio ratings with the winning combination of entertaining announcers, a tight playlist of proven hits and an “intelligent flexibility” given to the jocks to experiment. Keener burst onto the scene in the midst […]

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    Dec 13th, 2017 | Filed under Keener
  • WKNR – December 8, 1965

    In December of 1965, the Vietnam war was raging in Southeast Asia. St. Louis residents were still marveling at the recently completed Gateway Arch. Pillsbury introduced a new spokesman, someone they called the doughboy. We were still humming Beatle tunes from their film, Help!, in the wake of their 4th and final appearance on the […]

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    Dec 8th, 2017 | Filed under Keener
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