92.5 WWYZ

John Saville, WWYZ “Country 92.5” Waterbury/Hartford | March 21, 1989

From the Steve West collection comes this 23 year old tape just found in an old box. Honestly, I forgot that I even recorded this. Here’s John Saville on his former night shift on Country 92.5, about six months after the station flipped to Country from AC. The station is using its original jingle package, one that I’ve been looking for for many years unsuccessfully. Frankly, I’m amazed at how old this sounds. I was a huge fan of this station from the day it launched and I don’t remember there being a log of gold cuts in rotation, but this aircheck clearly shows two things: First, Country music, while only three years away from mainstream with artists such as Garth Brooks and Clint Black dominating the Country charts in ’92, was still playing many artists that ...