Ross & Wilson First Show, 77 WABC New York | March 9 1981

  In 1981, you can feel the winds of change blowing at WABC. The music had moved from Top 40, to more of an Adult Contemporary direction. Information was becoming more important, and you could hear more talk on the station. One […]

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John Zacherle, 95.5 WPLJ New York | Summer 1975

  John Zacherle began his broadcast career as an actor at local WCAU-TV in Philadelphia, where he was hired as the host of the classic horror film show “Shock Theater.” He appeared as a horror host in a long black undertaker’s coat. Zacherle […]

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Steve & Garry, WLS-FM 95 Chicago | June 1983

  In March 1979, Steve Dahl was hired to do the morning show at WLUP FM 98, where he met overnight DJ Garry Meier. The two began to crosstalk on air during the transition from one show to the other. The two […]

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Gary Shepherd, Power 99FM WUSL Philadelphia | September 1983

      Gary Shepherd was a staple on Philly R&B radio, from the 1960s, covering the Philadelphia riots after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., through 2007. He was usually on air hosting morning or afternoon drive. He held down […]

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September 11, 2001 – An Airchexx Tribute. With Reverence and Respect.

This is an exceptionally powerful, all-new production done in remembrance. We must never forget, and our young people who don’t remember this must be taught just what it was we endured, so that we come together as brothers and sisters, and not tear ourselves apart. You’ll need a handkerchief for this. You’ve been warned.

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Peter Dean & The Oldies Show, 102 WCLR Chicago | April 1983

        The WCLR calls were a part of Chicago’s radio dial for almost 20 years. The station started as Beautiful Music in 1970, moved to MOR in the mid 1970s, and by the early 1980s, had shifted to Adult […]

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Larry Lujack With Guests Steve & Gary, WLS-FM 95 Chicago | February 22 1983

      If you grew up with in the signal of WLS Chicago, you’ve probably heard Larry Lujack in the morning, and you may have heard Steve Dahl & Gary Meier for the drive home. But have you ever heard them […]

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Brush Creek Follies, KMBC 980 Kansas City | March 1941

  If you’ve watched Ken Burns’ series, Country Music, you may have seen the episode where it featured live Country Western live performance shows going on at many radio stations around the country. Some of these shows, from the 1930s & 40s, […]

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Ron Chapman, KLUV 98.7 Dallas | November 2003

    Forty-five years in one market. Thirty-two of them at the same station. He was No. 1 & he killed the competition. Ron Chapman was the king of Dallas morning radio. And his listeners loved him. They loved him so much, […]

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NBC News & Information Service, WRR 1310 Dallas | July 30 1976

  There was a time when radio news was a big deal. In 1974, NBC Radio was trailing the other big networks, ABC, CBS and Mutual.  NBC’s O&O (Owned and Operated) FM stations were not doing well. The radio division needed a big […]

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Gladys “Gee Gee” Hill, 1430 KCOH Houston | 1970

    1430 KCOH Houston, proudly described itself as Texas’s first black radio station. It was the first black owned radio station in Texas, third in the nation. The station has been broadcasting it’s Soul, Gospel, Talk, Zydeco, & Blues format since […]

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