Recording Date: 11.22.1981
Station: 101.1 WCBS-FM New York (Wikipedia) (Website)
Branded: “New York’s Oldies Station”
Ownership: (Then) CBS / (Now) Entercom (Website)
Featured Air Personality: Norm N. Nite (WGAR/WMJI/WCBS-FM/WNBC)
Contributor: Ray Bozzanca
Description by Contributor
On May 1,1982 Norm N Nite would start the Top 20 countdown shows on WCBS FM N.Y. The first Top 20 countdown show featured the year 1966. This aircheck is from Novemeber 22 of 1981 when Norm N Nite countdown the Top 10 songs of 1961 in his last hour of his show.
The Top Ten Countdown was a regular feature. Each Countdown featured a different year, from that particular date. This is a really fun aircheck! Few jocks are as knowledgeable about the artists and the music than Norm.
From 2005 – 2014, Norm N Nite hosted a weekend show on Sirius Satellite Radio (SiriusXM) along with fellow New York City radio legends Cousin Brucie and Pat St. John. He is now retired and resides in Cleveland.