Jean Shepherd, is probably best known to many as the writer, & the narrator of the holiday classic, “A Christmas Story. Jean was a master story teller. Every night, on KYW in Cleveland, then on[…]
CKTS was at one time the major hit music station for what’s known as the Eastern Townships of Quebec.
In 1958, John Zacherle arrived in New York city, and launched his scary alter-ego, Zacherly on WABC-TV. Dick Clark nick-named him “The Cool Ghoul.”He became a sensation in New York by[…]
In 1946, Bob Elliott was a disc jockey on Boston’s WHDH, and Ray Goulding a newscaster on the same station. They would often visit with each other while on the air. Their informal banter was[…]
It was at KUTY, in Palmdale, California, where Don Imus began his on-air character Billy Sol Hargus, a radio evangelist named and inspired by preacher Billy James Hargis. The bit became very popular, so popular,[…]
Let’s clap for the Wolfman!!! “Wolfman Jack” was one of radio’s most distinctive voices. Thanks to XERF and later XERB, the Wolfman reached most of the southwestern United States while selling everything[…]
In the 1980’s, Philadelphia’s 106.1 FM seemed cursed. No matter what Cox Radio put on the frequency, nothing seemed to work. In 1981, it was WWSH Stereo 106, playing a mix of Beautiful Music &[…]
In early 1983, longtime Rock stalwart, 95.5 WPLJ, began a slow transition from Album Oriented Rock station to a Top 40/Contemporary Hit Radio format. When word started spreading around the market that a Top 40[…]