Featured here is Carl DeSuze, and toward the beginning of the tape, a full newscast reported by Morton Dean.
When did the Rock & Roll genre begin and where? It's possible it all started right here, in a tiny little studio in Memphis, Tennessee.
The obvious draw of this aircheck is the news department. News features prominently in this nearly 18 minute long scope from the Summer of '77
...My lips are turnin' blue just thinking about it! You'll notice the audio quality isn't as good as it could be, but heck, the tape is what, 17 years old!…
By 1984, WABC was long gone, having flipped to Talk Radio in 1982, and Harry Harrison was the Morning personality on WCBS-FM.