1440 WROK

Steve Casey, 1440 WROK Rockford IL | January, 1979

Here’s a second helping of Contributor Steve Bleecker’s own show in Rockford Illinois. Yes, 1979 was a great year for music and we’re really impressed by the big sound that WROK has. Jingles on this station were mainly from JAM Creative Productions’ “Positron” package during 1979. The station’s processing was obviously top notch (kudos to the engineer, whomever he or she is). This is the station’s logo today

Steve Casey, 1440 WROK Rockford IL | January, 1979

Description by Steve Bleecker Dave Huie (aka C.c. Matthews) had recently “landed” his P.D. Gig at 1440 WROK, Rockford, IL….as I was unhappily at KXOA (formerly KNDE) , Sacramento, Ca. So…I “put the Call into” Dave in early Jan. ’79…Asking…NO…More like Begging him…to help “Get me out” of a Difficult situation in Sacramento ,where I simply was not “properly aligned” with Program Director Art Schroeder ! KXOA was doing an AM Version of Lee Abram’s “Superstars” format…playing Ted Nugent…on my show (Morning Drive) at 6:30 in the Morning ! Needless to say, we had EVERY pre-pubescent listening to us, but, obviously, could not “Sell” the Station to an Interested ̶...

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