WYLD-FM, known as WYLD FM 98, is a very successful Urban Adult Contemporary outlet in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Clear Channel Communications station operates at 98.5 megahertz. Its current slogan is 'The Best From Back In The Day & Today.'WYLD-FM, which began its life as WWOM-FM (companion to WWOM (AM)), was better known as Top 40 WIXO ('98.5 - a little cooler than normal'), which made its debut in 1972 after it was converted into the format by its new owner, where it enjoyed a brief but successful run. On September 24, 1974, WIXO signed off for good at 4:00 PM; 'Golden Slumbers,' 'Carry That Weight,' and 'The End', tracks from The Beatlesa__ Abbey Road album, were the final tunes to be played on the station.
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