Peter Tripp, “Your Hits of the Year”, 1050 WMGM New York | December 31, 1959

To some, 1959 may seem like just yesterday, but this recording returns to a time when even in New York, everything was slower. WMGM 1050 owned by Metro Goldwyn Mayer (the film studios), was in a heated battle for the teen audience […]

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Del DeMontreaux and “Your Hometown Countdown”, 103.5 WYNY New York | August 28, 1992

There is a long history of Country music in New York, although a city grade signal hasn’t truly been available for about 10 years. Sure, there is “My Country 96.1” out on Long Island, and for those far enough south of NYC, […]

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Charlie Fox, 64 KFI Los Angeles | December 25, 1978

Back in ’78, Charlie Fox was heard on the legendary 64 KFI. And, for a guy who isn’t exactly considered a legend himself, unlike his contemporaries, he sounds pretty darn good here. KFI is TIGHT! Nothing sloppy about this presentation! KFI in […]

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Joe Niagra, 95 WPEN Philadelphia | Undated

Posting just in time for the format and call letter change this date to Family Radio programming, this came to us with no date, but the music is mainly late 70s fare. Joe Niagra is the jock. WPEN here sounds like a […]

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Dave (and Greg) Scott, 14 KQV Pittsburgh | August 1, 1966

This is an interesting aircheck in the respect that DJ Dave (corrected) Scott promotes that his son Greg is going on – and does in this 16 minute scope of mid-60s “Audio KQV”. KQV is a unique radio station from a number […]

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Chuck Nowlin, 100.7 WZLX Boston | January 13, 1998

Here’s a station that has managed to stay the course for a couple of decades as “Boston’s Classic Rock”. The station outlived Boston’s heritage Rock station WBCN, and other stations which have come and gone since WZLX first came along out of […]

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Bill Lenke on WTIC-FM Hartford | 1979

Broadway Bill Lee is caught on tape once again at the station that made him famous! WTIC-FM was in it’s “Hot Hits” ™ era, before WKSS arrived and took the CHR format to new heights. Here in 1979, 96 TICS is on […]

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Chip Binder, 1220 WGAR Cleveland | April 22, 1980

The second of two perfect-quality, right off the air monitor airchecks of Chip Binder on WGAR courtesy of Joy Binder! This time from 1980, listen as Musicradio 1220 sounds essentially as it did in ’79, complete with reverb and all! Be amazed […]

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CKLW Windsor/Detroit “Million Dollar Weekend” | 1976

CKLW may have been Canadian, but it was likely the most creative and best station in the RKO chain. It’s also likely that the period of 1970-1976 was probably the height of “The BIG 8”. CKLW was a 50,000 watt music blowtorch […]

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Composite : New York City Radio Dial | 1974

Now, thanks to Contributor Norman Riczu, aka “Stormin’ Norman, the current morning guy at WEBE 108, here’s a really great look at what the radio dial looked like back in ’74. This features, among others, Walt Baby Love on 99X, Imus in […]

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