Glen “FM” Stevens

Glen “FM” Stevens, 102.1 WAQY Springfield, Mass | 1980

Date of Recording: 1980 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 102.1 WAQY Springfield, Massachusetts, USA Format: Top 40 Featured Air Personality: Glen “FM” Stevens (WAQY) Contributor: Paul DiMarco (Mr. 70s) (WAQY/Totally 70s Radio Network) Date of Posting: 04.12.2017 Airchexx Entry: 1,513 Curator’s Notes: New Contributor Paul DiMarco has donated some impressive airchecks. This one, and others to come, were digitized directly off the source reel recorded at the station. Which means it’s the best quality sound you’ll hear. This is not posted anywhere else (well, except our contributor’s own page, of course), so it’s yet another Airchexx.com “World Premire” aircheck! Now, listen to the station and it’s formatics. Out of stop sets, there̵...

Glen ‘FM’ Stevens; Ken Gilbert, WAQY “Wacky 102” Springfield | Summer, 1980

Thanks to Wacky jock Ken Gilbert, here’s about 10 minutes of he and Glen “FM” Stevens on one of the northeast’s greatest FM Top 40 outlets ever (in your webmaster’s humble opinion), Wacky 102! WAQY was about a year away from flipping to AOR, and still using the late-70s era Wacky jingles – of which I can’t figure out who produced them (TM maybe?). Wacky 102 still sounds like the powerhouse Top 40 outlet we remember, with lots of personality, a wide VARIETY playlist (and that’s really what Top 40 was all about), mixing everything from soft pop to hard rock – everything that was a hit got played. Many years ago, site friend Rick Kelly (Northeastairchecks.com) described the downfall of Wacky 102 this way… (paraphrasing here, because ...

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