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10 search results for "1520 wkbw"

Bud Ballou, WKBW 1520 Buffalo | 1967

Another Frank Davis presentation… Bud Ballou would become legendary in Boston, at 1510 WMEX, then Fairbanks Communication’s WVBF in suburban Framingham. But before his stint at 105.7, Ballou was heard all up and down the Eastern Seaboard on >WKBW AM 1520 Buffalo. KB itself is legendary, with a signal that blankets the eastern half of the United States and Canada, from the Maritimes ...

Al Bandiero, 92.5 WIFI Philadelphia | June, 1977

“WIFI 92 WITH THE SUMMER OF FM” Courtesy of Contributor Ellis B. Feaster! Some time ago, we were told that Al Bandiero was concentrating on his television career these days. Under what name, we aren’t sure but we do know that his radio career was very successful, having worked under this name in the top markets in America. Truth be known, your webmaster’s career was first i...

Arnie “Woo Woo” Ginsburg, 1510 WMEX Boston | December 12, 1965

Date of Recording: 12.12.65 Station: 1510 WMEX Boston, Massachusetts Featured Air Talent: Arnie Ginsburg Aircheck Entry: 1,427 Comments: When radio listeners in Boston think of early Top 40 radio in their city, they don’t think of WRKO. The early days were dominated by different stations. In Framingham there was 1200 WKOX, which did a faux-Drake format for a short time (along with it’s...

Old Gold 1971 Remastered, Part 1 of 4

Going WAY back to the beginning of this website – well, okay, WAY back to the days when the radio industry trade circulated audio specials on vynl, here’s a completely re-mastered copy of one of the very first exhibits we had on airchexx way back in 2002! Old Gold was actually a vynl print – well, one could find it on vynl and on cassette in later years. The original copy we had ...

Archiving a Classic: Bootleg Top 40, 1971 – Part 1

Donated within the past year, this came from a vynl pressing done decades ago as a promotional item within radio circles. It has posted before, but this is by far the best, studio quality recording of this montage of radio stations I’ve ever heard. From what I’m told, this was a four part archive, on two records. I’m posting this without comment as there really is no need to R...

Al Bandiero on WKBW 1520 Buffalo | January 28, 1979

Of all the recordings I kept over the years, only two have survived from the 70s. The first is a Chicago “Greatest Hits” cassette that I got for Christmas in 1976. The second is this aircheck that I recorded one cold winter night – from my home in Massachusetts, about 500 miles from the station. One of the nice things about AM radio (what some would call annoying) was the nightti...

Johnny Barrett on WKBW 1520 Buffalo | July 24, 1961

We don’t do it often, but the audio quality is so good on this that we have to take you back to 1961. KB really WAS the biggest thing to ever happen to Buffalo! This aircheck proves why WKBW took off from it’s earliest inception as a Top 40 station in 1959 to become a legend among its fans right up through the early 80s. Enjoy newsman Irv Weinstein with “Pulse Beat News”, t...

The Jerry Williams Show. 1510 WMEX | April 11, 1961

The man known as “The Dean of Talk Radio” was captured on this rare recording made all the way back in 1961. The late Jerry Williams, probably the earliest controvercial talk show host in American radio, spent several years at what would be Top 40 pioneer station 1510 WMEX Boston. Williams’ career actually began way back in 1946, in Bristol, Virginia at WCYB. By the time Williams...

Al Bandiero, 1520 WKBW Buffalo | March 1979

After searching for ten years for another aircheck of the jock who inspired your webmaster to get into radio at the age of 16, here’s Al Bandiero on the legendary WKBW Buffalo! Here’s KB Radio 15 the way many of us remember it – the night show via skip during a bitterly cold winter, and the KB forecast is for more snow squalls! I think most would agree, this station was HOT in &#...

“Super” Shannon, WKBW Buffalo | 1976

Sounding suspiciously like Jack Armstrong (I know he’s not, but they say imitation’s the best form of flattery), motor mouth Super Shannon speeds through a 2 and a half minute scope of one of my all time favorite stations, WKBW! Not much more can be said of this other than I wish it was longer, mid-70s KB was hotter than a firecracker, as most people who listened up and down the easter...

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