Celebrating 48 Years of WPLJ – Scott Shannon’s First Show – 95.5 WPLJ New York | April 11, 1991

Date of Recording: April 11, 1991 Station: 95.5 WPLJ New York City, New York Featured Air Talent: Michael Scott Shannon Contributor: Tony Impieri Date of Contribution: 8.05.16 Aircheck Entry: 1,424 Comments: “Smells like a ZOO in here!!” Honoring the legend that was […]

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Celebrating 48 Years – The WPLJ Time Machine looks back one last time! 95.5 WPLJ New York | May 26, 2019

“As hard as it is to believe, WPLJ will be going away on Friday, May 31,” according to a recorded message on the station’s Twitter page. “The format and personalities you’ve come to love over the years will no longer broadcast on 95.5.”

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Bobby Ocean, 1170 KCBQ San Diego | May 26, 1971

A bit of light processing returns this performance of the Bobby Ocean show on KCBQ to life! Quoted from Wikipedia “Some of KCBQ’s most legendary personalities included Don Howard, Jim O’Leary, Ralph James, Jack Vincent, Dex Allen, Harry “Happy Hare” Martin, “Shotgun” […]

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Kevin Steele, 94.1 WSTR Smyrna/Atlanta | January, 2000

Then owned by Jefferson-Pilot Communications, this is a station once known as WQXI-FM. “Star 94”, as this station is branded, is a hot CHR formatted station. And here, WSTR is giving away tickets to Super Bowl 34! This appears to have been […]

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Jay Thomas, 92.3 WKTU New York | September 1, 1983

The station at 92.3 has a rich history, going back to 1948 when it first signed on in the 48 mHz band. Since 1985, the station has more or less been some form of hard rock station. Much of that time it […]

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Composite: 1510 WLAC Nashville | March 16, 1960

Here is WLAC heard at almost the dawn of the Rock & Roll era. Contributor John Harrison sent this in, along with a bunch of WLAC airchecks that we’ll get to this Summer. This begins with the end of Hoss Allen’s show, […]

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Honoring WPLJ: Pat St. John, 95.5 WPLJ New York | August 28, 1975

This is a surprising aircheck. For those of you who remember WPLJ as a ‘hard rock’ station, this should dispel that myth. WPLJ was an Album Rock station. Or, “Progressive” as the purists would insist. Notice that Pat St. John says the […]

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Bob Pittman, 66 WNBC New York | September 11, 1977

Here’s the current Chairman and CEO of iHeart Media, Inc. from his days as the Program Director of WNBC! Pittman’s resume is extensive and available elsewhere. Ironic that this recording shares another, much more infamous date. We’ll leave the twist of historical […]

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