WABC Rewound ’04: Bob Cruz, August 31, 1978

Courtesy of Matt Seinberg at Big Apple Airchecks, here’s another ‘lost’ tape: From Rewound ’04, Hour 2 featured Bob Cruz during his program on 8/31/78. As host Johnny Donovan says, this segment is for those who love ‘lost 45s’. WABC played a […]

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Tim Byrd, 1390 WXTC (AM) “Charleston’s Oldies Station” | June, 1988

Once again from California Aircheck via Contributor Robyn Watts, we present more from Charleston SC. WXTC (AM) 1390 has flipped formats more than a few times since the 1980s. In this recording made in June, 1988, WXTC is branded as “Charleston’s Oldies […]

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Classic Hits 102.5 WXLY Charleston SC | June 1988

102.5 FM in Charleston SC never seemed to ever stay with a format for very long. In 1993, your webmaster went to work, ever so briefly, for WEZL. One of the jocks that I was fortunate enough to make friends with, Rhett […]

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Gus Gossert; The Oldies But Goodies Show, WPIX New York | 1971

From New Contributor Stewart Tick, here’s an early 70s show that became a classic and was the genesis for WCBS-FM’s “Do Wop Shop” which ran for nearly 30 years on 101.1. Writes Stewart Tick: l vocal groups, and featuring many of the […]

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WABC Rewound 2004: Hour 1: Les Mashack 1970

And thus begins the 2004 edition of WABC Rewound, a program that was heard for exactly 10 years each Memorial Day Monday, from 1998 until 2008. The 2009 edition was an internet only event and upon the semi-retirement of Johnny Donovan, the […]

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A Sample of WWHT AM/FM Charleston – “Hot 94” | June, 1988

Here’s another aircheck where the jock never says her name. Running just over 5 minutes scoped, that would come out to about twenty minutes air time, the music isn’t genuine ‘urban’ format (unless you think Steve Winwood’s “Higher Love” is Urban), although […]

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Steve Jay, Bill Stevens; ’60s Pool Party Weekend on KRTH K-Earth 101 Los Angeles | September 5, 1998

In September 1998, your webmaster was in Southern California on business… as a trucker with Transcend Carriers out of Gill, Massachusetts. When I took loads out to the L.A. area, I used to park my rig at the Culver City Sports Center […]

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Michael Dee and the Rude Wake Up, 107.5 WKQB ‘Q107’ Charleston SC | June 1988

Courtesy of Robyn Watts’ fabulously huge collection, here’s another ‘California Aircheck’. WKQB ‘Q107’ was considered the number one hit music station in Charleston in 1988, before Hurricane Hugo all but destroyed the station one year later. Station VP/GM Steve Judy comes on […]

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95SX Talent Search, WSSX Charleston SC | June, 1988

Courtesy of California Aircheck via Contributor Robyn Watts, here’s a short clip of the night show on WSSX ’95SX’ Charleston. About a year before hurricane Hugo would devastate both the city and the radio landscape (crosstown Q107 would never return after the […]

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Jonathan Holly, 1520 WINW Canton | May 1976

Courtesy of Contributor Keith Teicher. Here’s a crystal clear recording of Rockin’ WIN! WINW here features some great jingles, reverb and talented jocks. This is from a great era in AM radio, before FM killed off the great AM hit music stations, […]

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Composite: 610 KFRC San Francisco | August 14, 1968

It’s the heavy sound of KFRC as the Bay Area’s Top 40 giant plays the phsychadelic rock hits of the late 60s! These guys SOUND like hippies – yes, scads is a real word, and everything was groovy. True, this really does […]

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