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Composite: Lee Roberts, WXLO “99X” New York | December 17, 1977; February 4, 1978

Station: 98.7 WXLO (WOR-FM/WRKS/WEPN) New York Format: Top 40 Branded: 99X Ownership: RKO-General (General Tire & Rubber, Co.) Featured Air Personality: Lee Roberts (WAVZ/WTIC-FM) Contributor: Big Apple Airchecks (Website) Total Time: 20:38       “The whole reason they never put escalators in apartment buildings...! Curator’s Notes: We originally posted this on 11.04...

Jay Thomas, Charlie Steiner, 98.7 WXLO “99X” New York | October, 1978

Date of Recording: 10.xx.1978 Station: 98.7 WXLO (WOR-FM, WRKS, WEPN) New York City, New York, USA Format: Top 40 Featured Air Personality: Jay Thomas Comments: Jay Thomas, who was well established in TV sitcoms after his radio career, died on August 24, 2017. His publicist says he had been suffering from cancer for quite some time. Original Comments: Its shortly before Haloween and Disco is in fu...

Jay Thomas, 98.7 WXLO New York | September, 1977

Date of Recording: 09.xx.1977 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 98.7 WXLO (WBAM/WOR-FM/WXLO/WRKS/WEPN-FM) New York City, New York, USA Format: Top 40 (99X) Featured Air Personality: Jon Thomas Terrell known professionally as Jay Thomas (WQXI/WXLO/SiriusXM) Contributor: Daniel Coulombe (CKTS/CJMQ) Airchexx Entry: 1,467 …I was hoping you might be able to get me in touch with John Gambling Comments...

Sue O’Neal, WXLO New York | September 21, 1978

Date of Recording: September 21, 1978 Station: 98.7 WXLO New York (Other Call letters used: WOR-FM, WRKS, WEPN) Featured Air Talent: Sue O’Neal Aircheck Entry: 1,401 Comments: Aircheck recordings are of various quality. Most were direct recordings from the receiver patched over to a tape deck of some kind. Others are simply an incidental recording, where someone put a microphone in front of ...

Mike Wade, 98.7 WXLO New York | August 22, 1979

Date of Recording: 08.22.1979 Station: 98.7 WXLO New York City, New York Contributor: Big Apple Airchecks Featured Air Personalities: Mike Wade, Bobby Messina Airchexx Entry: 1,449 We’re here with YOUR songs… Comments: This was donated several years ago but better late than never, as they say. 99X is captured here during a period of time where we would describe the station as ‘wi...

Sue O’Neal, 98.7 WXLO 99X New York | October 30, 1979

Courtesy of longtime Contributor Tony Impieri, here’s a ‘new’ aircheck featuring Sue O’Neal. It’s in high quality Stereo! Why is that important? Considering the sound of today’s compressed and over processed FM stations, this is very refreshing. I noticed, and I’m betting you will too, that you can hear how good WXLO sounds here. Great separation, not over...

Lee Roberts, 98.7 WXLO New York | December 17, 1977

Lee Roberts is showcased here as one of the “X-Men” on the old 99X. Notice the amount of Disco music in rotation here! Perhaps it was not enough, or too much, but less than a year after this aircheck was recorded, 92.3 WKTU would become the number one radio station in New York City, knocking “MusicRadio 77” WABC off it’s longtime #1 perch. 99X was in the Top 5 overall...

Jingle Mixdown – 104.5 WFMP Fitchburg Mass, 1979

The station currently known as WXLO 104.5 FM is a Hot AC station which targets the greater metro area of Worcester, Mass, and to a lesser extent, the northern Worcester County communities of Fitchburg and Leominster. Its current signal is enormous, heard just outside of Boston, north into central New Hampshire and west as far as the Quabbin Reservoir. But, prior to 1984, both the station and its s...

QuickChexx: Chuck Leonard, 107.5 WBLS New York | Summer, 1989

Contributor Robyn Watts struck gold sending these countless editions of “California Aircheck” tapes to us here at Airchexx! Featured here is a QuickCheck – under five minutes scoped of the late Chuck Leonard (WABC, WRKS, WBLS, WQEW). Chuck is so comfortable doing this format its as if he totally belongs here among the WBLS family. Recorded in 1989, this was a time when the statio...

98.7 WRKS “Kiss-FM” New York Says Goodbye, Part 5 | April 29, 2012

Here’s the final segment of the final day broadcast of 98.7 Kiss-FM. WRKS began it’s life in June, 1981, the call letters chosen by then-parent company RKO General. They stood for RKO-Station. RKO-General had up till that time, a long history of creating exciting Top 40 (CHR) formats at some of the largest radio stations in the United States, including KHJ Los Angeles, KFRC San Francis...

98.7 WRKS “Kiss-FM” New York Says Goodbye, Part 4 | April 29, 2012

This entire section is the “Champagne & Bubbles” show of love songs – or as it was always referred to as The Sexiest show on the Radio by host Andre Harrell. This is completely ‘scoped and runs 16:20 in total. But even scoped, listen to the songs played during this show – WOW! Imagine yourself with your significant other listening to this over a candlelight dinne...

98.7 WRKS “Kiss-FM” New York Says Goodbye, Part 3 | April 29, 2012

Part 3 picks up toward the end of Felix Hernandez’s “Rhythm Review”. Before the conclusion of the final ‘Rhythm’ show on Kiss-FM however, various voices appear to say their goodbyes – and not for the last time on this final broadcast day as some would appear in the final moments before the flip to ESPN (wouldn’t YOU if you were in their shoes?). Appearing ...

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