Composite: Lee Roberts, WXLO “99X” New York | December 17, 1977; February 4, 1978

Station: 98.7 WXLO (WOR-FM/WRKS/WEPN) New York Format: Top 40 Branded: 99X Ownership: RKO-General (General Tire & Rubber, Co.) Featured Air Personality: Lee Roberts (WAVZ/WTIC-FM) Contributor: Big Apple Airchecks (Website) Total Time: 20:38       “The whole reason they never put escalators […]

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Composite, 1000 AM WCFL “Big 10” Chicago | December 22, 1970

Nine oh two at the Voice of Labor, this is Robert E. Lee for Clark Webber… Curator’s Notes: This aircheck came to us somewhat unscoped. It’s a somewhat strange aircheck, in that the music is not what I’d consider true Top 40 […]

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Hollywood Hamilton, 102.7 KIIS-FM Los Angeles | October 1989

Date of Recording: 10.xx.1989 Station: 102.7 KIIS-FM Los Angeles, California, USA // Branded as 102-7 Kiss-FM Format: CHR Featured Air Personality: Sean “Hollywood” Hamilton (WHTZ/KIIS-FM/WKTU/KBIG, others) Contributor: Anonymous Original Post Date: 10.14.2010 Airchexx Entry: 877 Curator’s Notes: Sean (his real name) Hollywood […]

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“Banana” Joe Montione Flashback Show, KIIS-AM/FM Los Angeles | Undated

Date of Recording: Unknown Station: 102.7 KIIS-FM Los Angeles, California, USA Format: CHR Featured Air Talent: “Banana” Joe Montione Contributor: Robyn Watts/East Coast Airchecks …”you could be there as we play Flashback Jeopardy!” Comments: Many of these “East Coast Airchecks” tapes came […]

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Lee Roberts, 98.7 WXLO New York | December 17, 1977

Lee Roberts is showcased here as one of the “X-Men” on the old 99X. Notice the amount of Disco music in rotation here! Perhaps it was not enough, or too much, but less than a year after this aircheck was recorded, 92.3 […]

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Composite: 56 WHBQ Memphis | Summer, 1974

Date of Recording: 1974 (Exact date unknown) Station: 560 WHBQ Memphis, Tennessee Featured Air Talent: George Klein, J.J. Jordan, Robert E. Knight, Dude Walker, Mason Dixon, Tom Kent, Steve Weed Contributor: Steve Bleecker Aircheck Entry: 1,429 Comments: WHBQ, that’s Billy Preston with […]

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Lee Roberts, WTIC-FM Hartford | 1978 #2

More Lee Roberts, who was a staple of the early Hot Hits! ™ sound of WTIC-FM in the late 70s. You’ll love the music, but it’s the formatics that always got me! And the most unique set of jingles (made, of course, […]

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Lee Roberts, WTIC-FM “96 TICS” Hartford | 1978

Thanks to Steve McVie out on Cape Cod, one of my all-time favorite stations. Mike Josephs “Hot Hits” ™ formatted CHR WTIC-FM. There are a number of “Hot Hits” stations profiled here and at other web sites, but none quite capture the […]

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Norm Gregory, KJR 95 Seattle | May 1971

    KJR Channel 95 was Seattle’s dominant Top 40 station, from the 1950s, through the 1980s. Big promotions, big personalities, and the biggest songs of the era were featured on KJR. Some of the names that were on KJR include Larry […]

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Bobby Ocean, 1170 KCBQ San Diego | May 26, 1971

A bit of light processing returns this performance of the Bobby Ocean show on KCBQ to life! Quoted from Wikipedia “Some of KCBQ’s most legendary personalities included Don Howard, Jim O’Leary, Ralph James, Jack Vincent, Dex Allen, Harry “Happy Hare” Martin, “Shotgun” […]

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“Radio Magazine”, 1070 KENR Houston | November, 1982

Date of Recording: 11.xx.1982 Station: 1070 KENR (KCRR/KRBE/KKHT/KNTH) Houston, Texas, USA Format: Full Service Oldies Featured Air Personalities: Bruce Barker, Chuck Scott, Penny Crohn (News); Jeannie Long (Horoscopes); Paul Harvey (News & Comment) Contributor: Robyn Watts Airchexx Entry: 1,460 …”You have 15 […]

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Composite, WXLO 99X New York | December, 1974

“…99X, WXLO New York, Giving Away 1974!…” Walt Baby Love has always been one of our favorites and this end-of-year ‘check of the old WXLO doesn’t disappoint! Neither does Big Ron O’Brien, who follows Walt… This is the “Q” format perfected for […]

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