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Old Skool Jamz Channel On WBMX.COM (70’s-80’s)

By on January 18, 2017

Our OLD SKOOL JAMZ channel plays nothing but the classic R&B of the 70’s and 80’s.

This is the channel that most resembles what WBMX sounded like back in the day during most of the day with the exception of the Hot Lunch Mix, the Drive At Five, the 10 O’Clock Remix, Saturday Night Live Ain’ No Jive and The Friday Night Jams. Being an R&B station, WBMX played the best of R&B and more of the day in between all the great mix shows.

This channel is like a great big all skate!

Rene & Angela, Marvin Gaye, Shalamar, Luther Vandross, Phyllis Hyman, Zapp, The Spinners, Quincy Jones, Patti La Belle, Kurtis Blow, Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes, The Whispers, Con Funk Shun, The Gap Band, Jody Watley, Michael Jackson, Earth, Wind & Fire, Prince, Oran ‘Juice’ Jones, L.T.D., James Brown, S.O.S. Band, Ohio Players, Janet Jackson, Sade’, Frankie Beverly & Maze, The Time and more.



CLASSIC SLOW JAMZ CHANNEL (The greatest slow jamz ever)
A channel that plays the best of all the classic slow jamz from Marvin Gaye, Sade, Luther Vandross, Earth, Wind & Fire, The Whispers, Teddy Pendergrass, Teena Marie and more.

OLD SKOOL JAMZ CHANNEL (Best of 70’s & 80’s R&B, Soul & Funk)
The Spinnners, Barry White, The O’Jays, Rick James, Frankie Smith, The Whispers, Zapp, Luther Vandross, Jeffrey Osborne, Phyllis Hyman, James Brown and more.

FREESTYLE CLASSICS CHANNEL (All freestyle all the time)
Nothing but the best of Freestyle from Stevie B, Cynthia, TKA, The Cover Girls, Safire, Coro, Sweet Sensation, Corina and more

Mixes from the Hot Mix 5 and all the guests as well as Chicago DJS paying tribute to everything that was born from Saturday Night Live Ain’ No Jive Chicago Dance Party on 102.7 FM BMX!

All mixes from the original members of the Hot Mix 5 on demand anytime you want them.


  1. ken

    October 14, 2014 at 12:48 pm

    Had to share this station, been listening all day. Y’all must have gotten a hold of my old record crates!! keep doing this!!

  2. Mathias

    February 16, 2015 at 12:30 pm

    what happend with HotMixClassics????? miss it since a few days

    • PD

      February 23, 2015 at 10:49 am

      We’ve moved it to the WBMX Live Channel. Find it on the website, all the apps will reflect the change in the coming days

  3. Tony Dee

    July 4, 2015 at 8:04 am


    No probs playing WBMXLive but Oldskool keeps buffering on my internet radio, anything I can do?

    • PD

      August 14, 2015 at 8:31 pm

      should be all better now

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