WPLJ 95.5 New York, End of WPLJ & Launch of K-Love | May 31 2019

May 31, 2019 was a day many New Yorkers will never forget. It was the day WPLJ went away. 95.5 WPLJ signed on the air in 1971 as an Album Oriented Rock station. By the late 1970s, the playlist had tightened a […]

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Jojo Kincaid, WVBF Framingham (Boston) | October, 1978

Jojo Kincaid has long been one of your webmaster’s favorites. Here’s Mr. Kincaid doing what he does best, and the tempo is so fast, the show so tight, it’s hard to keep up! The best Top 40 jocks were fast and this […]

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Z100’s Sign On with Scott Shannon, WHTZ New York | Aug 2, 1983

  “The new WHTZ! So new it’s still under construction as I speak!” August 2 1983 is a day that will go down in New York radio History! When 1983 started, there were no Contemporary Hit Music stations on FM in New […]

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Glenn “FM” Stevens, WAQY “Wacky 102 FM” Springfield MA | 1980

New contributor Paul DiMarco sends this original aircheck right off the source reel. We have a longer version of this which includes Ken Gilbert which was donated by Rick Kelly (northeastairchecks.com), but this particular copy is so clear and crisp its worth […]

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New York Area Radio Dial Scan | November 1983

It’s November 1983, and it’s the weekend! You are driving around New York, as you tune around the radio dial. This recording is an example of what you would have head. I was driving around New York, and just tuning up & […]

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New York City Afternoon Drive Radio | Friday Oct 28, 1983

It’s Friday October 28, 1983. Your heading home, in New York, after a busy Friday, as you tune around the radio dial. This recording is an example of what you would have head. I was driving around New York, and just tuning […]

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Dr. Don Rose, Jim O’Brien, & Dave Parks, WFIL 56 Philadelphia – 1970

Famous 56 WFIL was a Philadelphia radio powerhouse in the 1960 & 70s. “The Pop Explosion” on WFIL began in September 1966, as they took on Top 40 leader WIBG. WFIL was slick, fast paced, as well as younger & hipper than […]

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Howard Stern’s First Day on 94 WYSP Philadelphia | August 18 1986

In 1986, Philadelphia’s Rock battle was on! MetroMedia’s 93.3 WMMR was winning that war, especially in the morning with John DeBella & The Morning Zoo. Infinity Broadcasting’s 94 WYSP was lagging behind with Scruff Connors in the morning. 90 miles up I-95, […]

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Young & Elder in the Morning, 105.9 WGKX Kix 106 Memphis | June 10, 2003

Somehow, this airbrushed photo and straight from the skimmer machine recording escaped my attention all these years, only to reappear recently as I was going over a CD I thought contained a different set of historic airchecks. Here’s the Young & Elder […]

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Bob Gilmore, 1220 WNNR Hamden CT | July, 1987

Featured Air Personality Bob Gilmore  donated this fascinating aircheck of a station that went silent on May 31, 2019 (as WQUN). It’s a Beach Party Weekend! Curator’s Notes: There are times when I really wish I could post an aircheck unscoped. This […]

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Philadelphia Radio Jingle Mega Montage | 1960s -2014

One day, back in 2014, I was bored. I mean REALLY bored. I started going through my audio files, and thought, I have hundreds, probably thousands of Philadelphia radio jingles. I thought it would be fun to make a jingle montage of […]

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Kid Kelly, Z100 WHTZ New York – 1990

Kid Kelly started his radio career in the 1970s, living in his car, while working at a small market station where the paychecks often bounced. He managed to work himself up to larger markets, where he worked on air at Kiss 98.5 […]

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