95.5 New York WPLJ Scott Shannon Todd Pettingill





Scott Shannon in the Morning WCBS-FMDate of Recording: April 11, 1991
Station: 95.5 WPLJ New York City, New York
Featured Air Talent: Michael Scott Shannon
Contributor: Tony Impieri
Date of Contribution: 8.05.16
Aircheck Entry: 1,424

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“Smells like a ZOO in here!!”

Honoring the legend that was WPLJ… Let’s remember  the day that Scott Michael Shannon entered the CHR station 95.5 WPLJ!  Scott Shannon and Todd Pettingill would team up for 22  years, before Shannon left for mornings on WCBS-FM.

This was the start of “Mojo Radio”, the imaging sounding bold and attempting to put a fresh face on WPLJ’s CHR format. In fact, one of the imaging liners says, “we apologize for the last seven years…”. Shannon attempts to blow up what he called radio station WIMP – WIMP RADIO. Try to appreciate the dry humor.


Rather than steal this aircheck’s thunder, we present it in high quality stereo, all 38 minutes or so. Then, enjoy comparing this with Scott Shannon’s First Show on WCBS-FM, and Scott Shannon’s final show on KQLZ Los Angeles.

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By Steve West

Steve West is a 41 year veteran of broadcasting. His air work as a Jock and News Anchor includes six radio markets and over two-dozen radio stations. Steve is the founder of Airchexx.com and Hitoldies.net - All the BIG Hits!

One thought on “Celebrating 48 Years of WPLJ – Scott Shannon’s First Show – 95.5 WPLJ New York | April 11, 1991”
  1. Little did Scott know that he is gonna transform from the CHR era of WPLJ into the now legendary Hot AC era of WPLJ in the ’90’s, 2000’s, & today.

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