The “Next To Last Aircheck” with Ross & Wilson, Final Day Musicradio 77 WABC New York | May 10 1982

  I think everyone has heard “The Last Aircheck” from the final three hours of Musicradio WABC, with Dan Ingram & Ron Lundy, before the flip to talk. I call this aircheck, the “Next To Last Aircheck. It’s the hour before the […]

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Dan Ingram From Final Week on 77WABC New York | May 3 1982

      This is kind of a bittersweet aircheck. It’s from the final week of MusicRadio 77 WABC. At this point in WABC’s history, you can feel the changes coming to the station. You had a sports talk show in the […]

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Bruce Morrow, 77 WABC New York | May, 1969

Many remember Cousin Brucie from his days at CBS-FM. Certainly, he sounded fantastic there! Our older visitors will likely vividly remember Bruce Morrow as the evening personality at WABC. While WABC was nearly always nicely polished, Bruce Morrow’s night show was, well, […]

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Bill Mack, KWFT 62 Wichita Falls TX | August 3 1957

      Not many radio DJs have a Grammy, but Bill Mack does! Radio personalty & songwriter Bill Mack penned the song “Blue,” which became a big song for Patsy Cline in 1958, & a smash hit in 1996 for LeAnn […]

Norm Gregory, KJR 95 Seattle | May 1971

    KJR Channel 95 was Seattle’s dominant Top 40 station, from the 1950s, through the 1980s. Big promotions, big personalities, and the biggest songs of the era were featured on KJR. Some of the names that were on KJR include Larry […]

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Ross Brittain, WTRK Electric 106 Philadelphia | October 1986

  What if Mike Joseph, the architect of the Hot Hits format, tried to compete against his own station? In Philadelphia, we didn’t have to wonder. We heard it first hand. WCAU-FM was the leading CHR station in 1986, leaving the #2 […]

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Launch of Capital Radio 539 London | October 16 1973

      The launch of Capital Radio in London, was a big deal. It was the first of the UK general entertainment stations. Until the 1970s, British radio waves were the exclusive domain of BBC Radio, which usually lagged behind the […]

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Clarke Ingram, WKHB 620 Pittsburgh | 2009

        I have always loved Clarke Ingram’s sound on the air. Lots of energy, economy of words, great production, and a tight board. And you could always tell he loved what he was doing, no matter what station he […]

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