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Beth Bacall; Al and Nichole, WTJM “Jammin’ 105” New York, Part 2 | October 21, 1999

Here’s part 2 of our first posting of the former “Jammin’ 105” before they went full-blown Urban. This picks up where part 1 left off, right in the middle of a station promo voiced by WTJM personality Famous Amos and continues for several minutes. Then, mysteriously, it picks up, apparently either later that same morning or a different day (I really can’t tell), with the Al & Nichole morning show. Now, I was very pleasantly surprised to hear Al Bandiero on this aircheck, as Al was my inspiration for getting into radio all those years ago, from listening to him on WKBW Buffalo via nighttime DX. He sounds GREAT here! He and Nichole have a smooth morning show, and the Jammin’ Oldies continue – only, without the great jingles we hear in part 1. Bo...

Beth Bacall, WTJM “Jammin’ 105” New York, Part 1 | October 21, 1999

Beth Bacall is the star attraction on R&B Oldies “Jammin’ 105”. From 60s Motown, through the Disco era of the 70s and into the Rhythmic hits of the 80s, this station played the soundtrack of three generations. The jingles in use here are classic JAM WABC cuts resung for WTJM. I can identify three packages, including a Top Hour cut that WASN’T used at WABC (They NEVER had a sung TOH until sometime early in the TalkRadio years), but instead was a “Hot Hits” cut used by WZOU in 1985, and lots of other 80s CHR stations. Extra credit for you jingle fans if you can list all the jingle packages and cuts, in order in our comment section. At the end of this, first of two scoped airchecks, you’ll hear a promo for our good friend Famous Amos – and ...

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