Ron O’Brien, WOKY Milwaukee | March 26, 1976

Station: 920 WOKY Milwaukee (Wikipedia) (Website) Format: Top 40 Branded: “Woky“, “The Mighty 92” Ownership: (Then) – Bartell (Now) – iHeartRadio Featured Air Personality: Big Ron O’Brien Contributor: Big Apple Airchecks Airchexx #1609   WOKY, Great sinalong record that’s the Bellamy Brothers… […]

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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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The History of Black Radio With Dr. O.C. White And Jim Frazier, WAWA 1590 Milwaukee | February 10, 1987

Date of Recording: 02.10.1987 Station: 1590 WAWA (WCZN/WPWA) Milwaukee (West Allis), Wisconsin, USA Format: Black Gospel/Soul/R&B Featured Air Personalities: Dr. O. C. White, Jim Frazier Comments: Here is one of the most interesting airchecks I’ve heard in a long time. Dr. O.C. […]

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A Scott Lowe Special: “The Chucker Revolution” | Winter 2009

Contributor Scott Lowe checks in with a fantastic interview with Chuck Kirr, aka “The Chucker”. As you know, we’ve partnered with BigAppleAirchecks often in the past, and interestingly enough, Mr. Lowe contacted US about posting this great piece of work himself. A […]

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Lou Roberts, 920 WOKY Milwaukee | March 23, 1976

Sounding more like this was a demo than an actual broadcast, here’s Lou Roberts playing Milwaukee’s hits one Winter day back in 1976. I swear, you can hear a turntable rumble on this recording. This was definitely not recorded off the air. […]

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Old Gold 1971 Remastered, Part 1 of 4

Going WAY back to the beginning of this website – well, okay, WAY back to the days when the radio industry trade circulated audio specials on vynl, here’s a completely re-mastered copy of one of the very first exhibits we had on […]

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The Aircheck Factory: Interview & Aircheck of Connie Szerszen from 56 WIND Chicago | September, 1977

Date of Recording: September, 1977 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 560 WIND Chicago Format: Pop Featured Air Personality: Connie Szerszen (WSDM/WIND/WJMK/WJEZ/WJJD/WUSN) Contributor: Daniel Coulombe Airchexx Entry: 1,466 It’s getting better every minute From Tom Konard’s “Aircheck Factory”, Around The Dial #12, an in-depth […]

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Archiving a Classic: Bootleg Top 40, 1971 – Part 1

    Donated within the past year, this came from a vynl pressing done decades ago as a promotional item within radio circles. It has posted before, but this is by far the best, studio quality recording of this montage of radio stations I’ve […]

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    Sample: Dr. Bop (Hoyt Locke), 1590 WAWA West Allis, Wisconsin

    Webmaster note: This aircheck came to us in three parts. For the sake of presentation, I combined all three into one single aircheck for your listening enjoyment. – Steve West Description by Contributor: These recordings of Dr. Bop are extremely rare and […]

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