It’s Friday October 28, 1983. Your heading home, in New York, after a busy Friday, as you tune around the radio dial. This recording is an example of what you would have head. I was[…]
It’s November 1983, and it’s the weekend! You are driving around New York, as you tune around the radio dial. This recording is an example of what you would have head. I was driving around[…]
The 1980s was a great decade for Top 40 radio in Washington, D.C. As listeners migrated to FM, the had a choice of three great sounding CHR stations, 95.5 WPGC, 105 WAVA, and Q107[…]
At this point in 1978, (WXLO) sounds Rock-heavy.
77 WABC was the undisputed radio leader in New York, until July 24, 1978, when WKTU ditched it’s Soft Rock format, and started playing Disco music 24/7. It was an instant success. The station shot to[…]
WBLS New York has one of the longest running musical formats on air, on one station in the Big Apple. It’s R&B format began in 1972, and has been going strong ever since. It was[…]
The station at 92.3 has a rich history, going back to 1948 when it first signed on in the 48 mHz band. Since 1985, the station has more or less been some form of hard[…]
Frankie Crocker, “The Chief Rocker,” began his radio career at WUFO Buffalo, while studying pre-law at the University of Buffalo. His smooth, on air style soon had New York City calling. Frankie took a job[…]