On that day, at 6 a.m., KFOG relaunched its AAA format under the new slogan "Music Matters", and shifted its playlist to focus on songs from the 1990s to the present day.The first song under the "Music Matters" branding was "Times Like These" by Foo Fighters.The station evolved over the years, but has ultimately aired an eclectic rock format for more than twenty-five years.
KRQR was the hard rock station and KQAK was a new station with a friendly, loosely programmed, personality-driven alternative rock/new wave format.
There were two other rock stations in the South Bay - KSJO and KOME.
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When KFOG went on the air, the Bay Area was deluged with AOR stations.
KMEL was the established, tightly-formatted album-oriented rock station that had been playing rock music since 1977.See full summary » OK, OK I know the movie was as low budget as they come, but I am sure they were not trying to win an Oscar.I believe the goal was to entertain and anyone with a decent sense of humor would have been laughing all the way back to the video store.The station airs an adult album alternative format, an eclectic variety of blues, reggae, folk, pop, and rock music from the 1990s to the present. The station signed on on February 4, 1960 as KBAY and was owned by Kaiser Broadcasting, a company started by local industrialist Henry J. The KFOG call letters have been around for decades, and were used when 104.5 played beautiful music.On September 16, 1982, they dropped the easy listening format for a blend of album-oriented rock which they called "Timeless Rock".One San Francisco rock station, KSFX, switched to talk radio in May of that year.