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Jerry Williams, 78 WBBM Chicago| August 12 1967

      Something a bit different. An unscoped hour of a legendary talk show host, on a legendary station, 78 WBBM Chicago. Jerry Williams was one of the originators of the 2-way talk radio format. His radio career spanned more than […]

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Art Roberts, 101.1 WKQX Chicago | 1979

Lets see what mischief we can find to get you into… Curator’s Notes: First off, I hope you enjoy the new format.  Less clutter, more airchexx!!  Just the way we like em. Second, who doesn’t think Art Roberts possesses the voice of […]

Tagged 101.1 Chicago, Art Roberts, Chicago 101, NBC, WKQX

Chuck Britton, 94.7 WLS-FM Chicago | Winter 1984

In 1984, WLS Chicago was still cranking out the hits, on AM & FM. The winds of change would soon be blowing through WLS, but at the moment, things are still rocking.  Chuck Brittain held many different shifts during his time at […]

Tagged 89, 890, 94.7, Chicago, Chuck Britton

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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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 […]

Tagged 101.9, 102, FM, Oldies, Peter Dean

Wendy & Bill Show, 97.9 The Loop WLUP-FM Chicago | April 15 1996

The Wendy & Bill Show, has become kind of an institution in Chicago. Wendy had worked on air at The Loop on & off since 1986. Bill is a Chicago-born actor, writer, comic, studied improvisation at Chicago’s Second City Theatre.  He performed there […]

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Cat Simon, 95.5 WMET Chicago | February 6, 1985

The Noise is gone… About this aircheck: This was apparently recorded within the first few days of a major format change at WMET. For many years, 95.5 was owned by Metromedia – a company known for it’s Rock stations – such as […]

Tagged 1985, 95.5 Chicago, Cat Simon, WDHF, WEBG

Big Ron O’Brien, WCFL Chicago | July 7, 1975

C F L… 6:03, I want you to notice that I have not made one mistake yet. I also want you to notice I haven’t said anything dirty yet! Holy cow! From Contributor Max Power, this super-clean and bright sounding aircheck of […]

Tagged 1000 Chicago, Big Ron O'Brien, Max Power, wcfl

Bill Bailey, 89 WLS Chicago – 1973

Recording Date: 1973 (corrected) Station: 890 WLS Chicago (Wikipedia) (Tribute Site) (Current Website) Currently Broadcasts in C-Quam AM-Stereo. Formerly tried broadcasting in IBOC HD from 2008-2013 but abanodoned it due to interference problems. You can listen live to their current News/Talk format […]

Tagged 890 Chicago, Bill Bailey, Sandy Bailey, The Big 89, The Rock of Chicago

Ron O’Brien, WCFL Chicago, Part 2 | 1973

Recording Date: 1973 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 1000 WCFL (WLUP) (WMVP) Chicago (Wikipedia) (WMVP Website) Branded: “The Voice of Labor” Ownership: Chicago Federation of Labor (CFL Union) (Website) Featured Air Personality: Ron O’Brien (Richard Wallis 10.24.1951 – 04.27.2008) (KBAB/WCFL/WXLO/WRKO/WNBC/KIIS-FM/WPGC/WYXR/WOGL (Wikipedia) Contributor: David […]

Tagged 1000 Chicago, 1973, Ron O'Brien, Super CFL, wcfl