Wow, I just signed up to this website, looking for some old radio friends (Steve Biro, Roger Foote, Frank Canale), when I saw this post.
I was one of the WBGD alumni, if you will, in 1979, under Mr. Boesch. Sad to hear, I'll have to tell my friends.
They hadn't been on the air in years and it was time for the FCC to pull the plug on them. It is difficult to complain about pirates when licensed stations disregard the law.