MicroChexx: Rhett Walker & Dickie Shannon, 79 WQXI Atlanta | 1976

Wow this is short but what an incredible glimpse to the giant of a radio station WQXI was even in the mid-1970s! Here’s a couple of breaks from my old friend (from Memphis) Rhett Walker, and a couple of quick breaks from […]

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“The Smoker”, WZZP “Zip 106” Cleveland | September, 1978

Courtesy of Contributor Gus Gossert, Here’s this scope of Zip 106, playing the hits of 1978. You’ll enjoy listening to this and consider that this was another FM doing Top 40 in a time where most of the action was on AM.

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The last hours of “All Hit 105” WAVA Arlington | February 12, 1992

WAVA’s end as a CHR station is featured here in this celebratory tape sent in by Robyn Watts! Ironically, Chris Taylor who is also heard on this tape was going to send a copy 10 years ago when we were both in […]

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KYW 1060 Philadelphia Remembers September 11 – The Tragedy and The Courage

Contributor Julius May donated this recording of a 30 minute special aired on the one year anniversary of the 9/11/01 terrorist attacks upon the World Trade Center in New York City. The recording speaks for itself in terms of emotions, which still […]

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QuickCheck: A Sample of L.A. Rock History – 106.7 KPPC Pasadena | June 3, 1966

In researching this scratchy old tape that was obviously recorded from a pressed RECORD made from a recording of KPPC on 6/3/66, I discovered the rich history of 106.7 goes back to 1962 when the Pasadena Presbyterian Church (from which the call […]

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Dancin’ Danny Wright, 104.3 KEBQ Kansas City

Who knew Danny Wright was such a hot CHR jock! Here’s a GREAT composite of a weekday featuring Dancin’ Danny Wright on Q104.3 Kansas City. Here’s the best of the decade of big hair and fantastic jingles, courtesy of new contributor Dave […]

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Mike St. John, 98.1 WOGL “Oldies 98” Philadelphia, Part 1 | September 9, 2001

From new Contributor Joseph Anthony, a two-part clip of WOGL and it’s original OLDIES format featuring the hits from 1955-1975. While it seems like Oldies has been dying a slow death, actually it’s only been the past five years or so that […]

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Brian & Joe on WENZ 107-9 The End Cleveland | August 13, 1992

Brian & Joe bring in Cleveland’s Mayor (White?) for an interview on the occasion of his birthday. It’s a good recording featuring callers and some silliness. Thanks Robyn Watts for another great contribution!

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Jackson Armstrong, 1050 CHUM Toronto Composite 1968-69

Canada, as the United States, had it’s ‘golden Top 40’ age during the 1960s and 70s, and perhaps no other Canadian radio station had greater success with the format than Toronto’s 1050 CHUM. Imagine, a radio station that had so much success […]

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“Smokin'” Joe Dawson on WBBM-FM Chicago | February 4, 1986

Dawson’s pace is perfect for this high-energy taste of FM Top 40!. Remember, WLS was STILL a Rock station, so there was a lot riding on the success of WBBM-FM. And, as one of our visitors pointed out, this isn’t actually the […]

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Al Bandiero on WKTU (92-KTU) New York | Sometime 1985

The date which accompanied this particular aircheck says February ’79. Obviously wrong, but this is another great aircheck from your webmaster’s favorite DJ (yea, the guy who inspired me to go into radio in the first place… to think of all the […]

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Dan Ingram, 77 WABC New York | July 16, 1961

It’s the SWINGIN’ sound of 77 Radio in New York! From the earliest days of WABC’s Top 40 format and one of Dan Ingram’s first broadcasts, here’s the beginning’s of what would become one of the most popular Top 40 stations in […]

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