We’ve been unintentionally holding on to this aircheck for quite a long time, several years, in fact! Sent in by Contributor Mark Yurko, Sue O’Neal is heard here holding down the late evening time slot
This aircheck originally posted early in the history of this website, in April of 2004. Here is the original description written by the founder.
Bumper Morgan is the first voice you hear on this hour-long scope, then Bobby Rich starts off this particular show, in his words, “broadcasting from a brand new studio that’s never been used before”.
At this point in 1978, (WXLO) sounds Rock-heavy.
Contributor Rob Sisco recently sent in a set of humorous promos that 99X used on-air in the early days of the ‘Disco Destruction” era around the country. The Bee Gees cut sound like immitators, but
…I was hoping you might be able to get me in touch with John Gambling There are many things unique to this aircheck. First, this is from an early edition of Tom Konard’s Aircheck Factory
“Ok, folks… everybody… take off your clothes and LETS GO!“ Curator’s Notes: This is a FUN aircheck! No reverb, the tape was a bit muddy especially the first few minutes, but you’ll laugh through much
Station: 98.7 WXLO (WOR-FM/WRKS/WEPN) New York Format: Top 40 Branded: 99X Ownership: RKO-General (General Tire & Rubber, Co.) Featured Air Personality: Lee Roberts (WAVZ/WTIC-FM) Contributor: Big Apple Airchecks (Website) Total Time: 20:38