Joe Causi & Ron Parker; 101.1 WCBS-FM 40th Anniversary Broadcast, Part 3 | July 6, 2012

In Part three of our series celebrating CBS-FM’s 4th anniversary, we pick up where we left off in Part 2, with Joe Causi who started right after Dan Taylor’s morning show. Among the highlights of this segment: Flashback airchecks from Ron Lundy, […]

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New York City Blackout – Radio Coverage | July 13, 1977 – Reloaded

July… Heat, Humidity, Hot Dogs… you know the drill. Often, especially in the Northeast, one of those cool fronts brings relief but they also bring trouble. This particular night in 1977 is remembered by nearly every New Yorker around back then. It […]

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Dan Taylor; 40th Anniversary Broadcast, Part 2 – 101.1 WCBS-FM New York | July 6, 2012

Dan Taylor says he got his start in radio right there at WCBS-FM, just two years out of high school in 1978. That’s a wow moment for me, having discovered Taylor on 1050 WHN in the 80s. And of course, he was […]

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Gene Klavan on WNEW 1130 New York | August 1975

This starts out with a very nice narration by our contributor, Ed Montgomery. Very tastefully done and we thank Ed for this wonderful look at a very unique radio station! One thing people remember about WNEW was the 15 or so year […]

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Broadway Bill Lee; 40th Anniversary Broadcast, Part 1 – 101.1 WCBS-FM New York | July 6, 2012

Hosted by a modern-day legend of a jock, we kick of the first of many scopes of CBS-FM’s 40th Anniversary. “Broadway” Bill Lee graces us with his vioce, our first choice for the guy who rhymed his way from WTIC-FM, to KFRC […]

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Format Change: FM News Ends; New Rock Begins, 101.9 WEMP New York | July 17, 2012

Essentially picking up where the old WRXP “Rock Experience” format left off with a new and improved twist, Merlin’s 101.9 FM dropped it’s almost year-old FM News format at 10:05 AM. Our sister site, Radioinsight, as always, covered the event while the […]

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Alex Mitchell on 1540 WDON Washington

Originally posted on September 24, 2006 From the late-70s (I’m guessing 1977) when Jimmy Carter was still president and the Nation’s Capitol still had music on AM, here’s Oldies WDON. Alex Mitchell sounds excellent in this, a very AC sounding Oldies-based station. […]

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Simon Trane on 79 WQXI Atlanta | May 1969

Our second Simon Trane aircheck – we have lots of fans waiting for this. Less than a half hour in length but we think you’ll enjoy going back to the 60s, as WQXI played LOTS of Motown! Another, courtesy of Karl Phillips.

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Mike Dineen, 79 WQXI Atlanta | July 20, 1969

Return with us back to Mike Dineen’s morning show. Mike makes mention of the Apollo astronauts ‘floating’ back to Earth at 3,000 miles an hour. The news mentions Vietnam, Chappaquiddick and MLK Jr’s brother. This turns out to be quite an historic […]

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Sales Demo: B. Bailey Brown on KCBQ San Diego | 1969

Found among other reel golden goodies is this reel that our good friend Karl Philips provided. I’m sure demos are still sent as part of ‘selling’ a new client, but after listening to this 15 minute demo put together by overnight guy […]

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