Keith Fordyce, Radio Luxembourg | December 24, 1966

You’ve been listening to the Good Times and their record, “Powder Your Face With Sunshine” and it’s on Decca American Radio in the 1960s had it’s own sound. DJs who were funny, Newscasts every hour and tons of commercials. Some stations had […]

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Dan Ingram, 77 WABC New York | June 25 1966

It’s the start of the Summer of 1966, and 77 WABC is doing what it does best, cranking out the hits! Here is a slice of WABC with the master, Dan Ingram, getting NYC home after a busy day. “Big” Dan is […]

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Paul “Fat Daddy” Johnson, 1400 WWIN Baltimore | July 1966

Paul “Fat Daddy” Johnson, the “300-pound King of Soul,” was a popular Baltimore R&B radio personality. He often wore a long cloak and an Imperial Margarine crown when making appearances. He’d often say, “Hear me now! From the ghetto through the suburban areas […]

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Humble Harve Miller, 1500 KBLA Los Angeles | December 17 1966

Humble Harve Miller arrived in Los Angeles in 1965 after some time at stations in Trenton, New Jersey. His first Los Angeles-area station was at “Super 15” KBLA Los Angeles. KBLA was arguably hipper than the typical LA station of the time […]

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Batman Batphone Secret Number Promo, 93 KHJ Los Angeles | 1966

Soon after the TV show, Batman, debuted in January 1966, 93 KHJ Los Angeles ran a promotion with the series. As Batman (Adam West) and Robin (Burt Ward) themselves announced on the radio, the lucky fan who could guess the secret 7 […]

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John Foxx, 980 WKLM Wilmington NC | 1966

Description by new Contributor Stanley “B.”, Program Director of Jammin’ 99.9 in Wilmington, NC. Here comes the WKLM 1966 aircheck with John Foxx. This was one of ” The Great Toms Stations”. 5000 screaming daytime watts. Off at sundown. At the time […]

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Jim Hampton, 1270 WXYZ Detroit | August, 1966

Date of Recording: 08.xx.1966 Station: 1270 WXYZ Detroit Format: Top 40 Ownership: ABC Featured Air Personality: Jim Hampton Contributor: Jim Hampton Post Date: 11.19.2017 Airchexx Entry: 1,525 Curator’s Notes: This self-submission came along with a few extras from Mr. Hampton’s career. This […]

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Lee Alan, 1270 WXYZ Detroit | 1966

Date of Recording: 1966 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 1270 WXYZ Detroit, Michigan, USA Format: Motown/Soul Station Slogan: “Channel 1270“; “The Super Hit Sound” Featured Air Talent: Lee Alan (sp?) Contributor: Jim Hampton Date of Posting: 09.27.2017 Total Time: 12:35 Airchexx Entry: 1,518 […]

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Tony Prince, 1520 (199 Meters) Radio Caroline North | March 1, 1966

Here is a slightly restored (to remove noise and enhance the fidelity) aircheck of Tony Prince, donated to us by Russ Horton. There is a huge connection here, in that, Tony Prince is still very active in radio and in 2018, launched […]

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The Great Dan Ingram from 1966 and 1977! WABC New York Rewound 2007 Hour #4 donated by Contributor/Restorian Rob Frankel

For eight years, from 1999 to 2007, NewsTalk 77 WABC New York took one day out of the year to remember it’s historic music radio format. It was a treat for listeners, and while pre-produced by then Production Director Johnny Donovan (himself […]

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Dr. Bop Show, WAWA-FM Milwaukee | 1966

Date of Recording: 1966 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 102.1 WAWA-FM Milwaukee (Menomonee Falls), Wisconsin, USA (WLUM) Format: Black Gospel / R&B Featured Air Personality: Hoyt Locke (Dr. Bop) Contributor: James Edwards Comments: This goes way back to 1966. It’s a rare FM […]

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