The all-new 104.3 FM, “K-HITS,” will combine Chicago’s greatest hit music of the 60’s, 70’s & 80’s with personalities that are synonymous with the Windy City including Eddie and Jobo, Gary Spears and Bo Reynolds, among others.
Showcased on the station will be a who’s who of the industry’s most successful recording artists. The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen, Earth, Wind & Fire, Rod Stewart, Chicago, Fleetwood Mac, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, U2, REO Speedwagon, and John Mellencamp are just a few of the bands and musicians that will prominently play on “K-HITS” along with the best of Motown, and top 40 hits of the 70’s and 80’s.
Well-known to Chicago listeners of all ages, Eddie and Jobo are set to anchor “K-HITS'” line-up with their unique brand of comedy interspersed with a variety of music every weekday morning (5:30-10:00AM). Gary Spears, one of the original B96 Hot Hits jocks from 1982-84, follows as host of middays (10:00AM-3:00PM). Spears also could be heard on B96 from 1990-94. Afternoon drive (3:00-8:00PM) will be presented by Bo Reynolds, a Chicago radio veteran who had a successful run on B96 from 1987-90. Evening and weekend talent will be announced at a later date. In the meantime, various guest hosts familiar to Chicago audiences will fill-in during these timeperiods.
“This is one of the most exciting days in our long history in Chicago radio,” enthused Eddie and Jobo. “To be rookies again, starting on a brand new radio station in our hometown is, well who said ‘you can’t go home’?
This upcoming Monday, March 14th at 1:04pm, Eddie & Jobo will be introducing 104.3 K-Hits to Chicago. Special guest Broadway Bill Lee from W-CBS FM in New York will fill in next week from 10AM-3PM until Gary Spears begin on Monday, March 21st. Bo Reynolds will start his night shift from 6PM until 12 midnight on Monday.