Will Mozart Be Replaced by Dixie Chicks?
We are hearing murmurings that LA classical FM station K-Mozart is about to go the way of its other Mt. Wilson Broadcasting sister-stations by trading in their bowties for bolos and going country.
When KZLA stopped bootscootin to country music and switched over to the soulful jamz of Movin' 93.9 in August of '06, it left a twanging void on LA's FM dial.
Mt. Wilson's KKGO (1260 AM) tried to pick up the slack on the AM dial but why would you want to hear the song of the year in mono? The Dixie Chicks should be in stereo and that's possibly what 105.1 FM will become if K-Mozart decides to shift gears.
The other radio station in the Mt. Wilson Broadcasting group is the Tijuana-based Country 540.
We tried to call K-Mozart but their answering machine said that they close their business day at 5pm. It was 5:45pm. Our tipster tells us that the changeover could happen as early as tomorrow. Developing...