Chuck Leonard, WRKS 98.7 Kiss-FM New York | November, 1987

Courtesy of Big Apple Airchecks, here’s Chuck Leonard (WABC, WQEW)and a reasonably short scope (just a few breaks) of Mr. Leonard and a lot of historically significant advertisements. The imaging isn’t over the top here, but the music was certainly edgy for […]

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98.7 WRKS “Kiss-FM” New York Says Goodbye, Part 2 | April 29, 2012

Part two of the Final Broadcast day at New York’s 98.7 Kiss-FM begins where part one left off. Some parting words from the Open Line program, then it’s on to the not-quite-final “Rhythm Review” featuring host Felix Hernandez. As Felix’s guests this […]

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98.7 WRKS “Kiss-FM” New York Says Goodbye, Part 1 | April 29, 2012

The final broadcast of New York’s Kiss-FM starts here. The ‘tape’ rolls at about 9:55 AM at the start of Kiss-FM’s “Open Line”, normally a community affairs program where the hosts take calls, however, this program, being the final one on 98.7, […]

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Bob Bolton, 79 WQXI Atlanta | August 1969

Another on reel from Karl Phillip’s collection of goodies… Bob Bolton from his show, Summer ’69.

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Randy Robins, 79 WQXI Atlanta | 1969

Here’s some 1969 Atlanta gold! Audio quality is better than FM here on a tape provided to us by Contributor Karl Philips. This is from the original master REEL, which I encoded using a loaned Wollensack courtesy of Contributor and site friend […]

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Ross Brittain; Harriet Coffee, 106.1 WZGO (Z106) Philadelphia | September 24, 1988

Spanning the changeover from Morning to Midday drive times, here’s a somewhat rough sounding recording of the Ross Brittain morning show (“Brittain for Breakfast”). Our ‘annonymous’ Contributor says this was recorded between 9:45 and 10:30 AM, so what we get to hear […]

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The Greaseman (Doug Tracht), WWDC-FM ‘DC101’ Washington | 1983

He was irreverent. Bold. Outlandish. Wierd. And certainly not your run-of-the-mill radio personality. Doug Tracht, better known as The Greaseman, had a way about him on the air that no one before or since ever did. It’s probably indescribable, the stories, mumbling […]

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“Steveski”, WWDC ‘DC101’ Washington DC | October 8, 1987

New Contributor David Varndell checks in with this high quality recording of Steveski during his afternoon show. Its a crisp, Autumn day and the weather forecast is for freezing temperatures this particular night. We left the commercials in this one, as we […]

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Jeff Goodrich, 93.1 WDRQ Detroit | 1972

Contributor Paul Ford sent this in a while back… it’s 1972 and DRQ is airing The Last … Contest. Certainly wasn’t the last contest ever aired on WDRQ, nor anywhere else, but the contest voicers sound the same no matter what station […]

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Mike Hotaling, WQBK/WQBJ “The Edge”, Albany NY | Winter 1994

Description by Mike Hotaling: “Here’s a check of WQBK/WQBJ The Edge, Wintertime 1994. Lots of phones, good quality. Towards the end of this one is my interview of local Albany TV legend Ralph Vartigan. It is a great trip down memory lane […]

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Paul Grundas, Xtra 104 Washington DC | February, 1996

Here’s a rare recording of the 104.1 WXTR Waldorf MD/103.9 WXVR Frederick MD simulcast from shortly after the format change to all-70s. We’re not sure what daypart this is from, but considering the lack of commercials it’s a good bet this is […]

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Alan Kabel, WYTZ “Z95” Chicago | 1988

Contributor Alan Kabel (WZOU Boston) presents himself for our critique here in this 8 minute scope of himself on WYTZ “Z95” Chicago. The energy level is off the scale here, on one of the tightest scopes you’ll hear anywhere!

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