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WXLO (104.5 FM; "104.5 XLO") is a Hot Adult Contemporary radio station owned by Cumulus Media, licensed to Fitchburg, Massachusetts, and serving the Worcester and Boston, Massachusetts markets, broadcasting on the FM band at a frequency of 104.5 MHz. The studio is located in downtown Worcester, Massachusetts, and its transmission tower is located in the Leominster State Forest in Leominster, Massachusetts.

History with the Macy's Parade

The Giant Jukebox

In 1976, WXLO debuted a new float in the Macy's Parade titled "The Giant Jukebox". It featured a giant rainbow jukebox with a giant vinyl record on the back, the float retired after the 1978 Parade and was replaced by The Lunar Moth

Lunar Moth

The following year, a new float, dubbed "Lunar Moth". It featured a Giant Moth that moved its wings along the route, the float was retired after the 1981 Parade.

Guest Stars

Listed below are the guest stars that have performed/appeared on the float, alongside the respective songs which they sang during the NBC Telecast.

The Giant Jukebox

  • 1976 - Barry Manilow & Lady Flash; sang "It's a Miracle"
  • 1977 - Neil Sedaka; sang "Laughter in the Rain"
  • 1978 - The Village People; sang "Y.M.C.A"

Lunar Moth

  • 1979 - Herb Alpert; performed "Rise"
  • 1980 - The Spinners; sang "Cupid"
  • 1981 - Kool & The Gang; sang "Celebration" and "Take my Heart"
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