Listeners Still Mourning Baisden's Departure

In response to his Facebook post on his radio program's last day, one fan asks, "Was he too insightful and powerful?" 

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A week after he was locked out of his WDAS-FM station after failed contract negotiations, and days after he bid fans goodbye in a Facebook post, talk-radio host Michael Baisden's departure from the airwaves is still causing a buzz.  

That announcement he posted on the program's last day on the air has nearly 1,000 shares, and 1,700 comments from dedicated fans of what Baisden called "the best show in the history of radio." Those include the likes of "You have provided so much for your listeners! Now it's our turn. What is it we can do for you?" "We are going to miss the insights, helpful tips, and the comedy of George Wilborn on the show. Much love and thanks to you Michael, and may God bless you!" and "Can't keep a good man down -- it's not goodbye, I know we'll see/hear you later. Best wishes to you!"

One fan asked, "Was he too informative and powerful?"

The announcement:

Today is the last day of The Michael Baisden Show.

Thank you for 10 years of laughs, intelligent adult conversation, and activism. When the mic goes silent tomorrow know that I gave you my best everyday!

But most importantly, I want you to know this is just the beginning of something bigger. As the saying goes, "When one door closes, another one opens."

This show belongs to all of us and when we come back I'm going to make sure that no one ever has the power to turn us off.

Enjoy the last of "The Best Of Michael Baisden Show" today. Your support made this the best show in the history of radio. That's right, I said it! ~ Michael Baisden

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