Beautiful Music

Beautiful music (sometimes abbreviated as BM, B/EZ or BM/EZ for beautiful music/easy listening) is a mostly instrumental music format that was prominent in American radio from the 1960s through the 1980s. Mood music, easy listening, Muzak and elevator music are other common terms for the format and the style of music that it featured. Beautiful music can also be regarded as a subset of the middle of the road radio format.

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CHQM-FM - History
... nation to transmit an SCMO subcarrier ("Q Music") ... This subcarrier was used to transmit background music to stores and businesses throughout the Lower Mainland, and it helped support the FM station during the difficult first two decades, when ... made a gradual switch from its longtime beautiful music format to its current format over a six-month period between March and September of 1992, giving Vancouver two adult contemporaries (CKK ...
Barry Manilow Live - Track Listing - Deluxe Legacy Edition - Disc 2
... Beautiful Music" (Part I) - 202 "Daybreak" - 417 "Tryin' to Get the Feeling Again" "Lady Flash Medley" - 537 "Beautiful Music (Part II)" - 115 "One of These Days" - 256 "Could It Be Magic/Mandy" - 800 "It's A Miracle ...
History - Beautiful Music Today
... The beautiful music format did not die completely ... maintain the structure and style of the beautiful music format ... And although today there are only a handful of true beautiful music stations still on the air, the format still lives on a few non-commercial radio stations, including WKTZ ...
KSRZ
... in the late '70s, KOOO was a country format until 1978 when a station called KEZO dropped its beautiful music format in favor of Rock (The birth of Z-92) ... For a short time in the '80s 1420 would try a Music Of Your Life format and attempted to acquire the call letters KFAV ... proved unsuccessful KROM tried to reinvent KFAB's music format using the actual carts and cart machines they bought from KFAB ...
WBQH - History
... on December 7, 1946 as WGAY, airing a beautiful music format ... Gay, though it was merely coincidental at the time, "beautiful music" connoted a "bright and gay" happy sound ... Ed Winton and Bob Chandler, are credited with creating the beautiful music format, which was mostly instrumental music, with orchestral covers of showtunes, soundtrack excerpts ...

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