Wolfman Jack

Tom Konard’s “Aircheck Factory” Presents: Wolfman Jack, 1090 XERB Rosarito Beach, Mexico | December 12, 1966

Date of Recording: 12.12.1966 Station: 1090 XERB (XERB/XEPRS) Rosarito Beach, Baja California, Mexico (Studios in Chula Vista, California) Format at time of recording: Leased Time Brokered (Pre-Recorded material) Featured Air Personality: Wolfman Jack (Robert Weston Smith) b. 1938 d. 1995 (WYOU/KCIJ/XERF/XERB/KDAY/AFRTS/WNBC/WXTR) Contributor: Anonymous (Per request) Airchexx Entry: 1,485 …Tobacco Road on the Wolfman Jack Show from the Big X over in Los Angeles, The Mighty 1090 spot on your radio dial… Comments: In doing the audio editing for this presentation, we had a choice: Adaptive Noise Reduction or none. Given the already somewhat distorted nature of the original recording, we chose to leave that feature off and so while you’ll hear that annoying tape hiss, it̵...

Wolfman Jack, XERB 1090 Rosarito BC, Mexico | 1967

Date of Recording: 1967 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 1090 XERB Rosarito, Baja California, Mexico Format: Top 40 Featured Air Personality: Wolfman Jack Contributor: Joe Fazio Comments: The movie “American Graffiti” featured a howling Wolfman Jack… it was THIS station, XERB 1090 in a town close to Tijuana, south of San Diego. Listening to this, you hear the Wolfman (Bob Smith) in his heyday, probably at the height of his popularity. XERB’s powerful signal carried it up the west coast, into Canada and even Alaska. It’s said that this station was heard in parts of Europe and even Australia. Little wonder that the Wolfman became a cult figure, then full-fledged national celebrity due to the station’s (and Wolfman’s) notoriety. We have contributor Joe F...

Wolfman Jack for the U.S. Air Force, AFRTS | 1971

Courtesy of Thom Whetston, we have an excellent quality ‘check of Wolfman Jack, serving his country on the airwaves of Armed Forces Radio. One would never realize how good radio was for the troops overseas as produced by the voices of the men and women in uniform, and the great air talent that donated their time to produce programming for our soldiers, sailors and airmen overseas. This most likely aired all over Europe and Southeast Asia in ’71.

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