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The End of an Era: The CFTR Story, Part 1 | June 4, 1993

For more than two decades, CFTR had been known for being one of TWO contemporary hit music stations in Toronto. The other was the legendary 1050 CHUM. CHUM moved away from Top 40 in 1986 in favor of an Adult Contemporary format, leaving CFTR alone as Toronto’s Top 40 station. It all came to an end on Monday, June 6, 1993 when CFTR became 680 News. Leading into the change, was a weekend count...

Humble & Fred 102.1 CFNY Toronto | March 21, 1991

Recording Date: 03.21.1991 Station: 102.1 CFNY (Brampton) Toronto, Ontario Format: Modern Rock Branding: “FM 102” Featured Air Personalities: “Humble” Howard Glassman, Fred Patterson (Wikipedia) (Website) Owner (At time of recording): Maclean Hunter (Present) Corus Entertainment Contributor: Russ Horton Total Time: 35:54 (Telescoped)     This just in… Humble...

Gerry Forbes (and friends), 1050 CHUM Toronto | October 19, 1988

Date of Recoding: 10.19.1988 Station: 1050 CHUM Toronto Format: Gold Based Adult Contemporary Branded: “Ten-Fifty Chum” Featured Air Personality: Gerry Forbes, others Contributor: Russ Horton (original recording) Total Time: 27:15 (Telescoped – Two Stop Sets intact, Includes two newscasts) Airchexx Entry: 1,557 (This means the total number of live airchecks on this site) Ten-Fift...

“Psychedelic Sunday”, 107.1 CILQ Toronto | February 2, 1986

Date of Recording: 02.02.1986 / 1145am to 12:30pm Station: 107.1 CILQ Toronto, Ontario, Canada Format: Album Rock Featured Air Personalities: Derringer, Andy Frost Contributor: Russ Horton Airchexx Entry: 1,464 …We’ll be taking 107 phone calls at that point Comments: This high-quality cassette recording came to us via contributor Russ Horton on a TDK D-90 tape. You won’t notice h...

Ted & Geets, 102.1 CFNY South Brampton/Toronto | December 12, 1985

Date of Recording: 12.12.1985 Station: 102.1 CFNY Toronto, Ontario, Canada Format: Free-Form Album Rock Featured Air Personalities: Ted Woloshyn, Geets Romo Contributor: Russ Horton Airchexx Entry: 1,463 “…this should make your morning much more pleasant…” Comments: Contributor Russ Horton writes: Ted Woloshyn & Geets Romo. Both were famous as stars on their own, in fa...

Terry Steele, 1050 CHUM Toronto | July 27, 1976

Date of Recording: 07.27.1976 Station: 1050 CHUM Toronto, Ontario, Canada Featured Air Talent: Terry Steele Contributor: Russ Horton Date of Contribution: 08.28.2016 Aircheck Entry: 1,442 “All this music just feeling fine to me!…” Comments: Our Canadian Connection, Contributor Russ Horton, donated this wonderful, high-energy mid-70s recording of the evening show featuring Terry S...

Dan Williamson, 680 CFTR Toronto | July 28, 1978

Date of Recording: 07.28.1978 Station: 680 CFTR Toronto, Ontario, Canada Featured Air Talent: Dan Williamson Contributor: Russ Horton Aircheck Entry: 1,440 Date of Contribution: 08.28.2016 12:03, time to shake that thing!… Comments: Courtesy of our biggest Canadian Contributor, Russ Horton, AKA Big Daddy (the head honcho up at D-Moos.com), we bring you another one-of-a-kind AM Top 40 classic...

John Rhode, 590 CKEY Toronto | October 11, 1988

Date of Recording: October 11, 1988 Station: CKEY Toronto “Key 590” Featured Air Talent: John Rhode “The Breakfast Club” Contributor: Russ Horton Aircheck Entry: 1,404 Comments: New Contributor Russ Horton sent in a high quality unscoped recording of Classic Hits formatted 590 CKEY. Branded “Key 590”, the Classic Hits format was barely invented, in fact, CKEY is...

Gerry Forbes, 1050 CHUM Toronto | October 18-19, 1988

Date of Recording: October 18-19, 1988 Contributor: Russ Horton Station: 1050 CHUM Toronto Featured Air Talent: Gerry Forbes, Greg Lee (Jocks), Paul Cross (News), Mary Garafallo (Traffic), Robby Evans (Weather) Aircheck Entry: 1,402 Comments: If there was any doubt that AM radio was still vibrant and strong in 1988, at least in Canada, this should remove all of it. For any who may not be familiar ...

Jackson Armstrong, 1050 CHUM Toronto | 1967

Perhaps it was the PAMS signature jingles, the incredible music, the enormous audience or just the mystique surrounding this radio station. But for a time in the 1960s and 70s, no other station in Toronto touched its listeners the way 1050 CHUM did. One of radio’s greats is featured on this worn but wonderful aircheck. The late Jackson Armstrong, complete with the Gorilla and the future R...

Jim Van Horn, 1050 CHUM Toronto | September, 1977

Courtesy of Big Apple Airchecks, here’s a snippet of 1050 CHUM in the salad days of late 70s AM Top 40. Its right after Labor Day weekend so we can nail the date of this recording down to early September, 1977. This is Jim Van Horn, a jock with big pipes and a big city sound to his presentation. The aircheck is a bit choppy and not altogether the best audio quality, but we restored it the be...

MicroChexx: 1050 CHUM Toronto, First Day as Gold-Based AC | June 6, 1986

What follows is all that could be salvaged from two sides of a C-60 cassette featuring music from the first day of the then-new AC format at 1050 CHUM. We don’t feature the music on this website, but endeavor to bring you as much of the radio station’s imaging, the ‘sound between the records’, so to speak. What happened here is, the person who recorded this obviously was re...

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