Fast Jimi Roberts, 99.5 WGAY Washington DC | April 16, 1999

My name is Fast Jimi. New Radio Station, New DJ… The WGAY call letters were essentially history except for this first day or two. 99.5 was called “Jammin 99-5” right out of the box, but as you’ll hear, the station is running […]

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Mike Waite, 105.1 WPJB “JB 105” Providence | March 22, 1979

Here’s a very short clip, too short even for the Top of the Hour ID. WPJB for a time towards the end of its reign as Providence’s Top 40 GIANT, branded itself “Music Power – JB 105!!”. The Top Hour ID was […]

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Don Geronimo, 95.5 WPGC-FM Morningside | March 19, 1980

WPGC Morningside.  Well, they say its darkest just before the dawn. Or, in this case, the station was hottest just before the end. The station would eventually become an Urban Contemporary station and shed its longtime Top 40/CHR format as the 80s unfolded. […]

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A Tribute to B. Mitchel Reed: 95.5 KLOS Los Angeles | March 19, 1983

Shortly after the death of B. Mitchel Reed, KLOS‘ Gail Murphy hosted a live tribute to the legendary deejay, featuring recorded interviews and a couple of very short samples of his earlier work. Apparently, there were not many original recordings of early […]

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Machine Gun Kelly, First Show – 1020 KTNQ (Ten-Q) Los Angeles | March 18, 1978

MG Kelly on KTNQ – Not to be confused with the rap artist of the same name, this is “Machine Gun” Kelly (Gary D. Sinclair) . Kelly is an American Disc Jockey (Presenter) and a minor Hollywood Actor. Kelly was also the […]

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Jack Scott, Dan Taylor, The Time Machine; 66 WNBC New York | September 5, 1987 1:50-3:20 pm

Jack Scott and Larry Scott? Brothers? Or just brothers in air-names? Well, either way here’s a talented radio performer who effortlessly rolls back the years to the 1960s. It’s Labor Day Weekend and this is the Top 66 of the 1960s countdown. […]

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Scott Woodside, 107.3 WRQX Washington DC | October 16, 1986

Often, airchecks arrive here with a slightly incorrect date. The only reason (outside of the music) that this was noticed was Scott Woodside’s comment about the Red Sox making a huge mistake the previous night. As it turns out, the previous night […]

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“Fast” Jimi Roberts, 95.5 WPLJ New York | January 25, 1990

…You’ve made the switch to more commercial-free music guaranteed! What did WPLJ sound like as the 1990s started? THIS!. Here’s Fast Jimi Roberts on a truly HOT CHR station at that time. WPLJ was branded “Power 95”, and had some outstanding jingles […]

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99X “No Disco” Promos, 98.7 WXLO New York | 1980

Contributor Rob Sisco recently sent in a set of humorous promos that 99X used on-air in the early days of the ‘Disco Destruction” era around the country. The Bee Gees cut sound like immitators, but the final cut, from Casey Kasem is […]

Tagged 1980, 98.7 New York, Bobby Rich, Casey Kasem, Rob Sisco

Peter Young, Capital Radio London (UK) | March, 1990

Contributor Bob Jones writes: Listened to the Capital Radio aircheck. Unreal how clean it is, isn’t it? Hard to believe I recorded it in the newsroom at KCEE in Tucson! I went ballistic when I found that feed and started rolling 12 […]

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Chris Emory, 93.1 WPOC Baltimore | October 24, 1998

Here’s a clip of WPOC that I recorded while parked at a truck stop on my way to North Carolina with a load of something.  I was a truck driver for a few years after my military service and my professional radio […]

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Bill Houston, 1530 WJDM Elizabeth, NJ | 1993

Here’s one of two clips of Bill Houston sent in by our Contributor. WJDM was at that time, a daytime-only station. Description by Ray Bozzanca: Here’s an aircheck of WJDM 1530 AM in 1993 when Bill Houston was the morning man there. […]

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