WFIL Boss Jock Montage, WFIL 56 Philadelphia | 1960s-70s

  From the mid 1960’s, to the mid 1970s, Famous 56 WFIL was on fire in Philadelphia. The station was played everywhere. The WFIL Boss Jocks seemed bigger than life! It seemed like they were at every event in Philly. Parades, sporting […]

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George Michael on 56 WFIL Philadelphia | November 1970

            Long before he arrived at WABC New York to create nighttime energy, George Michael was a very popular night burner at Famous 56 WFIL in Philadelphia. George started at WFIL September 1966, and during his 8 […]

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WFIL 56 Philadelphia – 20th Anniversary Reunion | September 18 1986

      Philadelphia’s pop powerhouse of the 1960s & 70s, Famous 56 WFIL, continued to play the hits it made famousas an oldies station from 1983 to 1987. Golden Oldies 56 WFIL decided, for just one day, to bring back the […]

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Dr. Don Rose, Jim O’Brien, & Dave Parks, WFIL 56 Philadelphia – 1970

Famous 56 WFIL was a Philadelphia radio powerhouse in the 1960 & 70s. “The Pop Explosion” on WFIL began in September 1966, as they took on Top 40 leader WIBG. WFIL was slick, fast paced, as well as younger & hipper than […]

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Philadelphia Radio Jingle Mega Montage | 1960s -2014

One day, back in 2014, I was bored. I mean REALLY bored. I started going through my audio files, and thought, I have hundreds, probably thousands of Philadelphia radio jingles. I thought it would be fun to make a jingle montage of […]

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J.J. Jeffrey, “Famous 56” WFIL Philadelphia | May, 1970

Date of Recording: May, 1970 (Exact date unknown) Station: 560 WFIL Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Featured Air Talent: J.J. Jeffrey Aircheck Entry: 1,428 Comments: …It’s a MILLION DOLLAR WEEKEND, but when you’re with me, you get it with interest! WFIL shared similarities with New […]

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Harvey Holiday FINAL SHOW, 98.1 WOGL Philadelphia | December 12 2018

    This may not count as a classic aircheck, because it is from 2018, but it does feature a classic Philly jock. Harvey Holiday spent more than a half century on air around the Delaware Valley. in the 1960s, he was […]

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Steve Ross, 92X WXTU Philadelphia | January 1, 1984

  In 1973, Philadelphia’s WIFI 92 instituted a high-energy Top 40 format known as the Boogie Format with the slogan “Let’s Boogie.” It Philly’s first live FM Top 40 station. It performed fairly well for many years. When 98.1 WCAU-FM debuted its […]

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Dude & Dudess, WUSS 1490 Atlantic City | December 1984

      1490 WUSS, was an Urban formatted station in Atlantic City, NJ. I actually worked here early in my career, as did Cleo Rowe (WPLJ, WBLS). Steve Ross also worked at WUSS. Ross was a long time jock in Philly […]

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Jerry Blavat, WCAU-FM Solid Gold 98 Philadelphia |1972

  In 1960 when starting his broadcast career at WCAM in Camden N.J., across the river from Philadelphia, Jerry Blavat was already a local celebrity. Blavat was one of the teenage dancers on the WFIL TV show “Bandstand”— the local Philadelphia precursor […]

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Frank Kingston Smith, WBZ Boston | December 28, 1979

Date of Recording: 12.28.1979 Station: 1030 WBZ Boston Format: Full Service Adult Contemporary Branding: “WBZ Radio 1030” Featured Air Personality: Frank Kingston Smith (Bobby Mitchell) (WFIL/WIBG/WICE/WRKO/WABC/WHDH/WVBF/WBZ/WRKO/WKKT/WODS) (Wikipedia) Contributor: Big Apple Airchecks Total Time: 9:48 (telescoped) Airchexx Entry: 1,545 Don Kent likes to […]

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George Michael, MusicRadio 77 WABC New York | February 28, 1977

Date of Recording: 02.28.1977 Station: 770 WABC (WJZ) New York, New York, USA Format: Top 40 Featured Air Talent: George Michael (Career: WRIT/KBTR/WFIL/WABC/WJZ-TV {Orioles}/WABC-TV/WRC-TV/George Michael Sports Machine) Contributor: Bob Gilmore Comments: The Late George Michael is tagged here doing a great show […]

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