Joe Cunningham, WHLO Akron | May 30, 1970

Someone commented on another exhibit that it was so nice back in the old days of AM music stations to be able to travel from one city to another and be able to tune into local and regional, live stations, staffed by […]

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John Mack Flanagan, First Show, KFRC San Francisco | September 17, 1973

Date of Recording: September 17, 1973 Station: 610 KFRC San Francisco Featured Air Talent: John Mack Flanagan Contributor: John Mack Flanagan Aircheck Entry: 1,408 Comments: Where does one begin when building a legacy? You start from the beginning, of course. Of course, […]

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John Mack Flanagan and Wolfman Jack, 560 KSFO/KYA-FM 93.3 San Francisco | June, 1992

Date of Recording: June, 1992 (Exact date unknown) Station(s): 560 KSFO San Francisco, KYA-FM 93.3 San Francisco Featured Air Talent: John Mack Flanagan, Wolfman Jack Contributor: John Mack Flanagan Aircheck Entry: 1,407 Comments: This is the kind of event that made radio […]

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Glen Slingerland, CFCN “All Hit AM 106” Calgary | February 1985

Not one, but TWO CHR stations on the AM band in the same city? But this is 1985? Yes, but this is also Canada, where hit music is still heard on AM, and man is this good! AM 1060, believe it or […]

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The Foxman, HitRadio 103 KHTR St. Louis | 1985

Out of the Robyn Watts collection comes this larger than life listen to KHTR (now Classic Hits KLOU). Talk about tight! As was typical of the power presentation on many of these CBS O&O early CHR stations, KHTR moves along at lightning […]

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Kim Diamond, 93.3 KKWV San Francisco | Date Unknown

Courtesy of Matt over at Big Apple Airchecks, we have a… well, mysterious aircheck of good quality. Kim Diamond starts out saying she got up in a strange kinda mood so its gonna be one of those kinda shows… she’s pretty talented, […]

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Big Apple Airchecks Salutes the late Jack Armstrong | March 25, 2008

You know you’re a monster talent when creative folks come out of the woodwork from seemingly everywhere to pay tribute. In so many ways, Jack Armstrong, whose real name is John Larsh, was one of the pioneering voices in the history of […]

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XM 60s on 6 salutes Jack Armstrong, Part 1 | March 2008

While we don’t usually stray into the foray of Satellite Radio, this time it seems appropriate, as we’ve received, courtesy of J. R. Russ, a studio quality recording of this four hour tribute to the late Jack Armstrong. XM Radio’s 60s channel, […]

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Big Ron O’Brien on 102.7 KIIS-FM Los Angeles | March, 1983

Proving once again that the life of a radio DJ is filled with one move after another, here’s the late Big Ron O’Brien rocking southern California on a miserably hot day at Kiss-FM. Yes, Rick Dees is the morning guy by this […]

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Big Dog Big Ron O’Brien, KZDG Denver | Mothers Day, 1993

A great jock can do any format, as proven here by Big Ron O’Brien.. heard here doing COUNTRY, of all things! But this is Big Ron and the approach is the same no matter what kind of music he plays. That personality […]

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Big Ron O’Brien, 1000 AM WCFL Chicago | October, 1973

The heated battle between WCFL and WLS never was hotter than this… in 1973, ‘CFL actually BEAT WLS in the ratings – it happened only once. But what a year and what a sound the Voice of Labor had. Having ‘stolen’ Larry […]

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Big Ron O’Brien, 98.7 WXLO 99X New York | Winter 1977

How many ways can you use ONE shotgun jingle? Listeners who remember the great 99X WXLO do remember… except for one several month period in 1972 when 98.7 FM morphed into WXLO from the old WOR-FM, WXLO used just ONE shotgun jingle… […]

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