Tim Griffin, 95BBF WBBF Rochester | January 2 1972

  From the late 50s, until the late 70s, 95 WBBF was a Top 40 powerhouse in Rochester, New York. It dominated in the ratings against competitors WSAY & WAXC. Many legendary western New York names worked at WBBF, including longtime morning […]

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Composite: 1460 WAXC Rochester | 1974

Date of Recording: 1974 (exact date unknown) Station: 1460 WAXC Rochester, New York Featured Air Talent: Robert Craig Savage, Tom Birch, The Greaseman, Larry White Contributor: Steve Bleecker Date of Contribution: 08.09.2016 Aircheck Entry: 1,431 Comments: “That record is a thing of […]

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Clarke Ingram, WKHB 620 Pittsburgh | 2009

        I have always loved Clarke Ingram’s sound on the air. Lots of energy, economy of words, great production, and a tight board. And you could always tell he loved what he was doing, no matter what station he […]

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Tom Birch, 1460 WAXC Rochester | February 14, 1974

1974 was a VERY long time ago – in radio years it’s an eternity! Listening to Tom Birch and his SCREAMING upbeat show, one would think this is a major market station in competition with the biggest and best. But, that’s what […]

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Arnie “Woo Woo” Ginsburg, 1510 WMEX Boston | December 12, 1965

Date of Recording: 12.12.65 Station: 1510 WMEX Boston, Massachusetts Featured Air Talent: Arnie Ginsburg Aircheck Entry: 1,427 Comments: When radio listeners in Boston think of early Top 40 radio in their city, they don’t think of WRKO. The early days were dominated […]

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Barsky in the Morning, 98.1 WCAU-FM Philadelphia | July 10, 1984

Date of Recording: 07.10.1984 Station: 98.1 WCAU-FM Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Featured Air Personality: Paul Barsky Aircheck Entry: 1,433 “Something’s different this morning. Pretzels and Brew…” Comments: Raise your hand if you remember “Barsky in the Morning”? In Philly or Chicago? Yes, Paul Barsky […]

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Chuck Ingersoll, 96.5 WCMF, Rochester, NY | August 22, 1977

New Contributor Chuck Ingersoll describes this first aircheck of 96.5 WCMF Rochester: It was getting near the end for underground album radio, but in 1977, the jocks at WCMF, Rochester still got to select and program their own music and shows. It […]

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Chuck Ingersoll, 1370 WSAY, Rochester, NY | February 14, 1981

Description by Contributor Chuck Ingersoll: In 1980, Lew Dickey, Sr. purchased WSAY/1370 in Rochester, NY. For many years it had been one of two stations owned by Gordon Brown (the other in the Buffalo suburb of Cheektowaga) that were notable for naming […]

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The Sound of 96 WCMF, Rochester, NY | 1979 Sales Demo

Description by Contributor Chuck Ingersoll: A promotional tape put together for the sales department of WCMF, album rock in Rochester, in 1979. Includes mornings Chuck Ingersoll with Blaine Schwartz and Jim Hooley on news, midday Bill Martin, Trip Reeb afternoon drive, Gary […]

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Chuck Ingersoll, 96.5 WCMF, Rochester NY | January 24, 1980

Description written by Contributor Chuck Ingersoll: The golden days of “underground album radio” were pretty much done by this time, and soon new ownership/management would clean almost all of us out of the WCMF album rock house. Features Jim Hooley, now a […]

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Steve Bleecker, 1460 WAXC Rochester | Fall, 1977

The WAXC call letters in Rochester NY have been gone for so long they don’t even show up in the FCC’s historical database. Too bad, for a station that sounded this good. We’re in 1977 and Contributor Steve Bleecker sent this in […]

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