“Mr. 70s” himself, Paul DiMarco contributed this aircheck of himself on WDAQ. It’s a 70s Saturday night and Paul plays the 70s classics, a specialty of his which continues today on the “Totally 70s” Internet
At 660 in New York, WNBC was sold off to Emmis in 1988, which subsequently shut it down to make room for WFAN to move from 1050 to 660. For most, it’s old news –
You have to listen to experience the momentum that Wacky 102 had, every break, every time!
**LISTENING LINKS FOLLOW DESCRIPTION BELOW** Over the years, it’s been increasingly difficult to obtain recordings of the old Top 40 station that preceded WAQY‘s Classic Rock format. Known as “Wacky 102”, the station was known
Gary Bridges was one of a large staff of known personalities, some of whom listeners had grown up with. Personalities such as Don Pardo (the voice of many of WNBC radio and television’s promotions), Soupy Sales, who had been around in the 1950s and on television, Imus, who by this time was already an institution and the whole WNBC news department.
…This part opens up with Jack doing the outro to Boston – Long time and then just cooks from there!
JB105 is a HOT rocking station at this point. The first thing you’ll notice is that most of the music is uptempo. The second thing is the station’s processing was juiced so that it was loud.
This is a very short aircheck, just over 3 minutes. It could have been a demo tape of Skipp.