Since WMEX in Rochester, NH, was sold and changed format, Gary James has since signed on yet another WMEX with lots of help from too many people to mention, including a grant from the Rochester Rotary Club. WMEX has entered the age of modern technology, with a new look for the 21st Century, while still committed to bringing listeners the best music ever created from the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s, when music was at its best. The station is now WMEX 105.9 FM and www.WMEXRadio.com, and is spearheaded by Gary James & Gene Vallee, with their many years of broadcasting experience, now providing a top-quality product to the people they serve, you the local listener in Rochester, NH; the people who listen worldwide via the internet stream; and our advertisers. The WMEXRadio.com web site made its debut on January 1, 2009.
In the 1960s the Adventure Car Hop on Rte 1 in Saugus, ME, brought you the “Ginsburger”, named in honor of Arnie “Woo Woo” Ginsburg on the original WMEX. It was served on a 45 RPM record, and if you mentioned Arnie you got a second Ginsburger free!
Click to hear an original vintage WMEX radio commercial for the Adventure Car Hop in Saugus, ME!
The Mojo Men were a rock band formed in San Francisco in 1965. The group underwent several name and personnel changes until their 1969 breakup. Their highest-charting Billboard Hot 100 single was “Sit Down, I Think I Love You”, which peaked at number 36 in 1967. Click on their picture to hear their hit song and their WMEX promo!