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Folk station celebrates its deep roots

Dick Pleasants (left, with folk singer Tom Rush) hosts the weekday show 'Morning Express' on WUMB. Dick Pleasants (left, with folk singer Tom Rush) hosts the weekday show "Morning Express" on WUMB. (Harry Brett/UMass-Boston)
By Clea Simon
Globe Correspondent / September 14, 2007

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Folk music has often been described as the people's music, so it makes sense that Boston's folk station, WUMB-FM (91.9), came about through popular demand. The station, which is based at UMass-Boston, will be celebrating 25 years on air Wednesday. (Full article: 529 words)

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