Lee Michaels, 98.7 WNYZ Syracuse (Ithaca) – Undated

Contributor Mike Hotaling (WXCR, WQBK) is featured here on the All-New Z-98.7 as Lee Michaels. Here’s a Classic Hits station that sounds very much like a 90s incarnation, but we don’t have a date to go with the tape. This is from […]

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Gary McKee on 79 WQXI Atlanta – Full Morning Show | 1972

More McKee fun! Here’s one complete, scoped morning show from sometime in ’72. This is courtesy of our old site pal Karl Phillips (and we thank him greatly!). Transferred directly from 7 1/4 inch reel played on an old Wollensack graciously loaned […]

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Gary McKee on 79 WQXI Atlanta | 1973

WQXI kick the can time…… 8:47 Aaaah for the days of AM top 40! Check out Gary McKee on WQXI. McKee claims to be the ‘mouth of the South’… a description Rick Dees would use later at WHBQ. Anyway, it was time […]

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Don Cox on 79 WQXI Atlanta | 1972

It’s the natural progression of the WQXI broadcast day – Don Cox following Gary McKee on WQXI! Actually, it was next up on the same reel containing Mr. McKee from the same day. More great audio quality, but a few splices from […]

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QuickChexx: KMPZ-FM Z98 Memphis | January 17, 1989

This is just about the shortest aircheck on the site, but we’ve added it because there is no audio that we can find anywhere from this era of 98.1 FM in Memphis. Contributed by Henry Nelson, PD of WRBO Memphis in a […]

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Donnie Simpson, 93.9 WKYS Washington

The beginnings of format fragmentation. The end of traditional Top 40. Whatever you call it, this is how it sounded when Disco stations popped up all over the country. This is an interesting sounding station. Apparently from 1978, or so we’d guess, […]

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QuickChexx: Dan Ingram, 92.1 WKTU New York | January, 1985

Where does the greatest DJ of all time go when the greatest AM Top 40 of all time drops its format? Why, to the station that caused it’s demise, of course! Granted, the station that finally knocked MusicRadio 77 WABC off it’s […]

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Jim Randall, Afternoon Drive, WMZQ Washington | 1978

Guessing here on the exact year of this aircheck, here’s an interesting look at a station which, were it not for all the Country music, would simply be a great MOR station. If one of our listeners can nail down an exact […]

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Composite: WHTZ Z100 New York, 1985-1993

From the world’s best Aircheck site, here’s a composite of the greatest hit music station of all time! Sorry kiddies, WABC may have been first and fantastic, but Z100 was and still is the hottest station on the planet. The greatest jingles […]

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Steve Wayne for Lou Katz on 1260 WWDC Washington

Here’s a short look at the AM side of WWDC from approximately the mid-1970s. While the exact date is unknown (we’ve had good luck with listeners doing research of their own for us – so have at it and post it in […]

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Rick Mitchell – Last show on Musicradio 98 WTRY Troy, NY | February 16, 1979

According to Frank Izzo, the contributor of this aircheck, Mitchell had the #1 morning show in the Capitol District for four years. Now, this is his final show. It’s GREAT AM Top 40, complete with TM (c) Fusion jingles and all!

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WPIK Alexandria VA signoff

Included on another tape in the ‘annonymous’ donation from Christmas ’04, this is part of the sign off of WPIK Alexandria VA. It invites listeners to tune to their FM station for more Country music all night. A bit of research turns […]

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