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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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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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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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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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WAXC Demo Tape | 1972

Here’s what probably was a sales demo used by station salespeople to give potential advertisers an idea of what the station sounded like. A very common practice in the industry in the years prior to consolidation, this isn’t something typical of radio […]

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Chris Bailey, WAXC Rochester | 1974

This aircheck has a few surprises for our listeners. Not only is Chris Baily a talented jock, but a famous one, as it turns out – Charlie Tuna. No, not THAT Charlie Tuna, a guy in Cleveland. Actually, the real story is […]

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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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The “Bobby Blue Demo” Tape – Bob Marini

Contributor Bob Marini sure has a lot to contribute to the radio industry – he’s even got his own website! Bob sent in a few airchecks but I think it’s appropriate to start with this demo tape. This SOUNDS like a great […]

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Steve Casey, 1440 WROK Rockford IL | January, 1979

Description by Steve Bleecker Dave Huie (aka C.c. Matthews) had recently “landed” his P.D. Gig at 1440 WROK, Rockford, IL….as I was unhappily at KXOA (formerly KNDE) , Sacramento, Ca. So…I “put the Call into” Dave in early Jan. ’79…Asking…NO…More like Begging […]

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“Steveski”, WWDC ‘DC101’ Washington DC | October 8, 1987

New Contributor David Varndell checks in with this high quality recording of Steveski during his afternoon show. Its a crisp, Autumn day and the weather forecast is for freezing temperatures this particular night. We left the commercials in this one, as we […]

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Composite, WAXC Rochester | 1972

Our good friend Steve Bleecker does it again! Here’s an amazingly good sounding sales demo tape put together sometime in the mid-1970s by a production whiz. That this survived all these years in this good a condition is amazing in and of […]

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