Rob Grayson: 45 Years in 5 Minutes

Description by Steve West I don’t know if this was intended to be a demo or not, but longtime Memphis radio personality Rob Grayson recently put together this really fun piece, condensing his radio career down from his early radio beginnings in […]

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“Dicky Doo” Edwards, 560 WHBQ Memphis | 1976

Station: 56 WHBQ Memphis Format: Top 40 Branded: “56 HBQ” Ownership: RKO General Featured Air Personality: “Dicky” Edwards Contributor: Rob Grayson #1606 …Magic Man, and ya know I really don’t swing that way… Voluntary Subscription Options Yearly Subscription : $80.00 USD – […]

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Composite, 62 WJDX Jackson MS | Early 1970s

“I’d like to play this song for Henry Kissinger… he’s having some trouble getting his act together“ Curator’s Notes: Hot off the presses from Contributor Rob Grayson is this clean and mostly high quality recording of 62 JDX back in the early […]

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Sheila – 56 WHBQ Memphis | 1976

“…the boss told me to go out and shake my booty…” Be an Airchexx Supporter!  Click below to make a generous donation! It seems that every Top 40 station in the chain of RKO General radio stations had a nearly identical sound. […]

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Bob Landree, 56 WHBQ Memphis | 1976

“Firefall, You are the woman and that’s the last I’ve seen of my heart, my money, and everything else that I own!…” It’s the middle of the 1970s, arguably the time when WHBQ was at the peak of it’s popularity in Memphis […]

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Johnny Apollo, 1590 WWUN Jackson MS | 1968

Recording Date: 1968 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 1590 WWUN (WHYT/WZRX) Jackson, MS (defunct) Format: Top 40 Branded: “W-One!” Featured Air Personality: Johnny Apollo (Gary Burbank) (WAKY/CKLW/WLW) Contributor: Rob Grayson (WHBQ/WKTQ/WMQM/WJDX/WMPS/WMC/WMC-FM/WKNO-FM/WKNO-TV) Aircheck #1,582     I tell ya, they all over the place […]

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Stew Robb, 56 WHBQ Memphis | 1976

We just been in contact with the police department concerning a traffic light at Watkins & Chelsea? Checked to see if it’s been stolen or not! A bit of tongue in cheek humor about a traffic light being out, but it does […]

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Walt Grayson, 1590 WWUN, Jackson MS | 1974

Date of Recording: 1974 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 1590 WWUN (WYHT/WZRX) (Defunct) Jackson, Mississippi, USA Format: Top 40 Slogan(s): “Rock 159”, “W-One” Featured Air Personality: Walt Grayson Contributor: Rob Grayson (WHBQ/WKTQ/WMQM/WJDX/WMPS/WMC/WMC-FM) Airchexx Entry: 1,478 (jingle)…That was our Singing Rubber Band, betcha didn’t […]

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QuickChexx: Robert Gray, 56 WHBQ Memphis | October 31, 1977

Date of Recording: 10.31.1977 Station: 56 WHBQ Memphis, Tennessee, USA Featured Air Talent: Rob Grayson (Robert Gray) (WHBQ, WMC-FM, WKNO-FM/TV, others) Contributor: Rob Grayson Aircheck Entry: 1,110 (Repost at 1,450) (What does this mean? (1)) I’m heading back to my coffin till […]

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Y100 Composite – 100.7 WHYI Miami, 1977

Anybody can play music, but it’s personality that really counts on the radio Courtesy of Contributor Rob Grayson, this is an original copy of what seems like an industry pressing done in 1977. I can’t seem to find which one it was, […]

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Dennis Jon Bailey, 620 WJDX Jackson MS | 1976

Date of Recording: 1976 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 620 WJDX (WJDS) Jackson, Mississippi, USA Format: Top 40 Featured Air Personality: Dennis Jon Bailey (WJDX/WRKO) Contributor: Rob Grayson (WHBQ/WKTQ/WMQM/WJDX/WMPS/WMC/WMC-FM) Airchexx Entry: 1,476 …Gonna go back to the days when revolution was COOL! Comments: […]

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Gary Burbank, 790 WAKY Louisville | 1971

Date of Recording: 1971 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 790 WAKY (WGRC/WAKY/WVEZ/WWKY/WXXA/WKRD) Louisville, Kentucky, USA Format: Top 40 Featured Air Personality: Gary Burbank (WAKY/CKLW/WLW) Contributor: Rob Grayson (WHBQ/WMQM/WKTQ/WJDX/WMC/WMC-FM) Airchexx Entry: 1,475 Today we will take a trip through the Louisville Children’s Zoo with […]

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