“Monitor ’67”, WNBC New York | September 9, 1967

Courtesy of Contributor Frank Davis, here’s a rare recording of a weekend NBC “Monitor” show. This is a bit choppy, as the recording was stopped and re-started in many places throughout the original hour and a half tape. The tape is a […]

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Station Profile: Bill Lee, 610 KFRC San Francisco | 1983

For a description as short as this aircheck… Bill Lee is still one of America’s best jocks, the rhymes still flow from his show on WCBS-FM New York. But this is 1983 and the station is KFRC. This sounds like a station […]

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Dale Dorman, 68 WRKO Boston | July 4, 1972

Dale Dorman was always fun, silly and just an all around kidder. And he’s at his best on this cool Summer morning here as Boston celebrates America’s Independence by tuning in to WRKO! Well, okay maybe thats not how all Bostonians did […]

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Rick Dees in the Morning, 93/KHJ Los Angeles | May 24, 1979

Courtesy of Matt @ BigAppleAirchecks is this classic episode of Rick Dees’ Morning Show on 93 KHJ. For those not familiar with Dees’ show, his was full of characters (played by Dees himself and his wife, who did the female characters) and […]

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Russ Cassidy, WCMS “FM 100” Norfolk Va | February 17, 1988

…FM 100 WCMS, Your Station Of The Stars! In what might just turn out to be the only remaining aircheck of the old WCMS (AM 1050, FM 100.5), here’s a recording I made while living in Portsmouth, Va. I was stationed in […]

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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 […]

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610 KFRC San Francisco: The End of Top 40 | August 11, 1986; 3:00 – 6:00 AM

Public affairs programming ends and overnight jock Jack Silver picks up where the station always did at 3am – playing the best music. Only, on this particular morning, the playlist is opened up all the way back to 1955. Its the final […]

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Jackson Armstrong on 1510 WMEX Boston | February, 1968

Jackson Armstrong seems to be one of airchexx.com’s favorites – his name shows up in our search page almost as frequently as Dan Ingram – and little wonder why! One of the fastest talkers ever, Armstrong has a long history of gracing […]

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Shotgun Tom Kelly, WGCL G98 Cleveland | January 3, 1975

G98 Playin Less Commercials and More Boogie… The 70s sure had their share of economic difficulties, eh? Even here in 1975, stations are basing some of their promotions around people having hard times. This opens with just such a contest. This is […]

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The Howard Clark Show, 610 KFRC San Francisco | November 25, 1966

It seems like it was ALWAYS Para Camero time at KFRC in the 60s. Here’s the Big 610 on Thanksgiving Day playing the All-Time Top 300. Its amazing to hear the Drake sound once again… with Bill Drake voicing a dry Top […]

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Ed Baer for B. Mitchell Reed, 570 WMCA New York | July 31, 1964

“Swingin’ With The Good Guys…” The BMR show with the Big Bad Bear! WMCA was in heated competition with WABC during this time, and the station was captializing on the Beatles as much as anyone. Listen for the announcement of the Beatles […]

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Boston Sampler #1: WRKO / WVBF

Courtesy of Contributor Frank Davis, here’s a wonderful composite featuring two of Boston’s legendary Top 40 stations. It starts with Harry Nelson on WRKO, then moves on into the wierdest thing your webmaster’s heard come out of a radio (and I’ve heard […]

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