660 New York WNBC Time Machine

Dan Taylor; Weekend Time Machine, 66 WNBC New York | September 12, 1987

Frank Davis sent us a lot of WNBC Time Machine recordings. Enough so that we might end up with the world’s largest collection of WNBC’s Weekend Time Machine! As a side note, a basic google[…]

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1520 Buffalo WKBW WWKB

Bud Ballou, WKBW 1520 Buffalo | 1967

Another Frank Davis presentation… Bud Ballou would become legendary in Boston, at 1510 WMEX, then Fairbanks Communication’s WVBF in suburban Framingham. But before his stint at 105.7, Ballou was heard all up and down the[…]

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1548 London Capital Gold

Bob Stewart, Capital Gold 1548 AM London | January 21, 1996

Bob Stewart (left) and friends, legends of U.K. Broadcasting Courtesy of Contributor Russ Horton, we have a unique recording of a DJ whose voice sounds quite similar to “The Duke of Louisville”. It’s not him,[…]

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88.1 Cambridge Boston WMBR WTBS

Top 40 Parody: 88.1 WTBS Cambridge

Top 40 Parody from then 88.1 WTBS (now WMBR) Cambridge. From Contributor Steven Green comes another gem of a recording! Admittedly, the audio quality from this cassette dub from the original reel isn’t the best,[…]

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800 Windsor CKLW iHeartRadio

Bob Todd, The Big 8 CKLW Windsor (Detroit) | 1967

Bob Todd on “The Big 8” – RKO General’s monster Canadian radio station! It’s been said that Bill Drake’s ‘More Music” format arrived at CKLW in 1966. Here’s the Big 8 in all it’s Drake[…]

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WKNR Detroit, Keener 13

Assorted WKNR Airchecks, 1964-1970 – Part 1

Kinda like a large, refrigerated taurine of tapioca… WKNR’s Bob Green, describing the chance of snow in the Detroit area weather forecast, one cold evening in 1968. Contributor Steven Green sent this to us from[…]

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105.5 New London WQGN Q105

Ron Stevens, 105.5 WQGN (Groton) New London | 1986

Here’s another from Contributor Paul DiMarco (Mr. 70s, as he’s known at his “Totally 70s Radio Network“). This is our very first entry from New London, CT. It was CHR in 1986 and remains a[…]

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102.9 Hartford WDRC WDRC-FM Oldies

Ken Gilbert, 102.9 WDRC-FM Hartford | June 17, 1989

Courtesy of Contributor “Mr. 70s“, Paul DiMarco, here’s a pristine quality recording of my friend Ken Gilbert on the old “Big-D 103” oldies station. The recording is so good, in fact, you’ll swear this is[…]

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910 Oakland KEWB

Gary Owens, 910 KEWB Oakland CA | July 7, 1959

The career of Gary Owens was so long, and filled with so much success that the written work about him fills volumes. Gary Owens is heard here at almost the start of his long broadcasting[…]

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980 Montreal CKGM

Composite: 980 CKGM Montreal | December 31, 1981

Composite 98 CKGM Montreal Tonight, we’re gonna pretend it’s New Year’s Eve, 1961! This Composite from CKGM Montreal really has everything included. It starts out with a nearly full newscast from Bob Hodge, then drops[…]

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94.5 Boston WZOU

Eric Cheney, 94.5 WZOU Boston | February, 1985

Eric Chaney WZOU Boston First posted several years ago and now restored, this very short clip of Eric Chaney on the old WZOU brought back lots of memories! This is a mid-Winter aircheck from the[…]

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WCFL Chicago

Ron Brittain; Barney Pipp, WCFL Chicago | October, 1967

When Contributor Frank Davis wrote to say he was sending a box of original tapes, we really had no idea of the quality of the recordings. Most, says Davis, were taken right from the source[…]

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