First of all, happy Valentines Day. The day that Peter Andre visited Hitz FM.
Tonight I bring you news of a February 14 like no other. And for the first time ever on GabeMcGrath.com – I’ve invited a few of my old Hitz friends to help me.
As I noted the other day in our A Current Affair post, early 1994 was a pretty crazy time at Hitz FM. We had tonnes of media coverage. Hundreds of phone calls every day.
Then one night, Peter Andre dropped in…
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It was one crazy Summer. The Summer of ’93/’94.
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When Hitz FM appeared on A Current Affair.
Sure, every day during the 3rd broadcast, things seemed to be getting bigger.
First we noticed when we stopped at traffic lights – other people listening to our youth station. Other people we didn’t even know. Then the phone calls kept coming in… soon we had 4 telephone lines ringing all day.
Then, ACA arrived…
If a youth radio station’s 100% approved by parents – is it a real youth station? That’s what I thought to myself as I gathered these Controversial 90s songs.
Hitz FM certainly didn’t set out to shock or offend. But if we thought our audience was going to like a track, you can be damn sure we played it. Especially if the requests were rolling in. And throughout our 9 year run, we played… some… doozies.
Now, for our first ever Top 9 at GabeMcGrath.com – I’m counting down the nine naughtiest tracks we ever played. It’s all about sex, drugs and dancepop music.
Click if you dare – and beware if you’re playing these tracks at work.
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