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Mark Parenteau

Mark Parenteau became synonymous with afternoon radio during his nearly two-decade run at WBCN. Introduced to the medium at an early age in Worcester by his mother, who was part of an afternoon talk show on WAAB, Parenteau hosted record hops and wound up on Top 40 WORC-AM, where, as a fifteen-year old, he became known as Scotty Wainwright. Three years later he worked at WLLH in Lowell before moving to Detroit for gigs at WKNR and WABX. “But,” he said, “I always wanted to be at ‘BCN…the great station.” In 1975, after WCOZ had begun taking on WBCN for…

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