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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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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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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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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Composite: Detroit/Windsor AM/FM | 1974

Date of Recording: 1974 (Exact Date Unknown) Station(s): WHFI/CKLW/CKLW-FM/WNRS/WXYZ/WDRQ/WPAG Format(s): Various Featured Air Personalities: Various Comments: Some airchecks seem to need perpetual work to bring them back to life. This is one of them. First received at our studios in October, 2002, […]

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QuickChexx: Bob Gray, 620 WJDX Jackson, Mississippi | 1976

Our friend and Contributor Rob Grayson was, indeed, in Jackson MS before landing his prime gig at 56 WHBQ Memphis. Sent in with no fanfare or description, this is, nonetheless, the first recording of music radio in the deep south, and it […]

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Bill O’Brien, the Philly “Hot 30 Countdown”, 98.1 WCAU-FM Philadelphia, Part 2 | January 8, 1984

The Philly Top 30 Countdown continues with Bill O’Brien. This segment starts at number 19 and goes down to number 9. Listen for such stiffs as “The Curley Shuffle”, and Matthew Wilde’s “Break My Stride”. Remember hearing those at little bars and […]

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Bill O’Brien, the Philly “Hot 30 Countdown”, 98.1 WCAU-FM Philadelphia, Part 1 | January 8, 1984

An impressive aircheck from this date in January 1984 – the GREAT “98 Now” Hot Hits ™ format at WCAU-FM. Here’s the first part of the Philly Top 30 Countdown which we hear shortly after the start. Plenty of mentions of schools, […]

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