Scott Shannon – Last Show on KQLZ “Pirate Radio” Los Angeles | February 13, 1991

And now, ladies and gentlemen, courtesy of our ole buddy Matt at Big Apple Airchecks, since we’re on the subject of change (the only constant in radio), the final show for master programmer Scott Shannon at L.A.’s Pirate Radio! “At Pirate Radio, […]

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Format Change: WMBZ 94.1 The Buzz Memphis flips to Snap! 94.1 | October 27, 2006

This one is very much an example of the cause-and-effect of corporate mergers. Consider the previous format change at 94.1 FM. Entercom had just closed on the purchase of WOGY-FM from Sinclair Broadcasting in January, 2000. The ink was barely dry on […]

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Don Geronimo on 89 WLS Chicago | September, 1982

The Rock of Chicago sure is rockin’ on this aircheck! Here’s Don Geronimo (WPGC, WAVA, WXLO) during a short stint in the Windy City! WLS is still doing the faux-AOR format, and this is right around the time that WLS-FM 95 (94.7) […]

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Tim Byrd, 102 WPIX New York | September, 1985

Here’s Tim Byrd, with a fantastic set of pipes! WPIX went through a series of format tweaks and changes in the 10 year period from 1975-1985, and here, it’s very AC, with the likes of Lionel Ritchie and Billy Joel in tight […]

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Pat St. John’s last show on WKNR Detroit

Here’s something that Matt at Big Apple Airchecks sent in. Apparently directly from Pat St. John himself, this is a ‘reconstructed’, mostly scoped aircheck of Pat’s last show on Keener 13 before he moved on to then AOR 95.5 WPLJ New York.

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Composite: Dana Lauren, Brian Kelly & Dan Taylor, 1050 WHN New York | Sometime 1983

Here’s a look at early-80s WHN… there’s not much life left in the biggest and most memorable Country station New York ever had at this point, but it sounds SO good! The music is scoped, the jocks some of the most talented, […]

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Joel Sebastian, J.J. Jeffrey (first show) on 89 WLS Chicago | 1971

Almost 18 minutes of pure heaven. Thanks again to Matt @ Big Apple Airchecks, a huge slice of WLS! Included: tons of early 70s commercials and those awesome WLS Jingles! J.J. Jeffrey would go on to station ownership later in his career. […]

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