Jim Quinn, 1410 KQV Pittsburgh | May, 1971

Date of Recording: 05.xx.1971 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 1410 KQV Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Format: Top 40 Featured Air Personality: Jim Quinn Contributor: Robyn Watts Airchexx Entry: 1,459 “Once again, we are giving away hot pants!” Comments: Sounding much as if a table […]

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Sample: 1170 WHLW Lakewood Township, NJ | December, 1974

Date of Recording: 12.xx.1974 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 1170 WHLW (WOBM) Lakewood Township, New Jersey, USA Format: Top 40 Featured Air Personality: Big Jay Sorensen (“Jay the Jock”) Contributor: Robyn Watts Airchexx Entry: 1,458 “…And the turntable doesn’t work!!” Comments: From out […]

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Sample: 106.5 KQQK Galveston, TX | August, 1986

Date of Recording: 08.xx.1986 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 106.5 KQQK (KQBU/KOBE) Galveston, Texas, USA Format: Spanish Language CHR Contributor: Robyn Watts Airchexx Entry: 1,457 Comments: South Texas might be one of the only markets where radio programming consists of all the major […]

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Clarke Ingram, 104.7 KZZP Phoenix | August, 1986

Date of Recording: 08.xx.1986 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 104.7 KZZP (KIOG/KZZP/KVRY/KZZP-FM) Phoenix, Arizona, USA Format: CHR Featured Air Talent: Clarke Ingram Contributor: Robyn Watts Airchexx Entry: 1,456 “We have a LOSER on the Make it or Break it… can we please have […]

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Composite: WINS and WMGM New York | September 17, 1961

Date of Recording: 09.17.1961 Station(s): 1010 WINS / 1050 WMGM (WHN/WFAN/WUKQ/WEVD/WEPN) New York City, New York, USA Format: Top 40 Featured Air Talent: Various Contributor: Big Apple Airchecks Comments: This is a great comparison between two competing Top 40 stations. 1961 was […]

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Dr. Bop Show, WAWA-FM Milwaukee | 1966

Date of Recording: 1966 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 102.1 WAWA-FM Milwaukee (Menomonee Falls), Wisconsin, USA (WLUM) Format: Black Gospel / R&B Featured Air Personality: Hoyt Locke (Dr. Bop) Contributor: James Edwards Comments: This goes way back to 1966. It’s a rare FM […]

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Programmer’s Digest Composite, WAVZ New Haven | Summer 1973

Date of Recording: 1973 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 1300 WAVZ New Haven, Connecticut, USA Format: Top 40 Featured Air Talent: Various Comments: As recordings go, one probably couldn’t get better than vynl. Programmer’s Digest was one of those trade publications that featured […]

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Roxy Waters, KLTG Corpus Christi | December 23, 1997

Date of Recording: 12.23.1997 Station: 96.5 KLTG Corpus Christi, Texas, USA Format: Oldies Featured Air Personality: Roxy Waters Contributor: John Elliot Comments: Just two days before Christmas and all through the South, not a station played oldies… okay you get the picture. […]

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Bill Houston, 92.1 WLNG “The Sound of Long Island” Sag Harbor NY | Sometime 1992

Date of Recording: 1992 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 92.1 WLNG Sag Harbor, New York, USA Format: Full-Service Oldies Featured Air Personality: Bill Houston Contributor: Ray Bozzanca Comments: Contributor Ray Bozzanca says this is his friend Bill Houston – Ray is heard at […]

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Sample: KLZR Lawrence KS | December 5, 1999

Date of Recording: 12.05.1999 Station: 105.9 KLZR Lawrence, Kansas, USA Format: CHR Airchexx Entry: 1,455 The New Music Channel, 1059 The Lazer Comments: This one actually ranks pretty low on our list of classic Top 40 stations – given 15 years as […]

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Imus Returns: Imus In The Morning, first day on 77 WABC New York | December 3, 2007

Date Of Recording: 12.03.2007 Station: 77 WABC New York, New York, USA Format: News/Talk Featured Air Personality: Don Imus Contributor: Big Apple Airchecks …The All-New Imus in the Morning Program on 77 WABC, Where New York comes to talk! Comments: It was […]

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