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End of Electric 106 & Eagle 106 Launch, WTRK & WEGX Philadelphia| March 13 1987

In the 1980’s, Philadelphia’s 106.1 FM seemed cursed. No matter what Cox Radio put on the frequency, nothing seemed to work. In 1981, it was WWSH Stereo 106, playing a mix of Beautiful Music & Soft Adult Contemporary. It had an audience, […]

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Danny Bonaduce, Eagle 106 WEGX Philadelphia | 1989

We all remember little 10 year old Danny Bonaduce starring as Danny Partridge on the popular TV series The Partridge Family. After the show ended, Danny’s life took a downward spiral. Acting rolls dried up. Danny had to leave home because of […]

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Hot Rod Hulbert, 1340 WHAT Philadelphia | April 1954

It seems that over the years, so many of the pioneers of early R&B radio have been forgotten about. We may know the names Jocko, & Rosco, but there were so many others unique personalities of the 50s & 60s. One of […]

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Dick Lamb FINAL SHOW, 92.9 The Wave WVBW Norfolk | January 11 2019

It was 1955 when Dick Lamb broke into radio broadcasting at a station in Baltimore while he was still in school and working part-time as a grocery store bag boy. Little did Lamb know, at the time, he would spend the next […]

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Dick Lamb, 101.3 2WD WWDE Norfolk | July 1999

It was 1955 when Dick Lamb broke into radio broadcasting at a station in Baltimore while he was still in school and working part-time as a grocery store bag boy. Little did Lamb know, at the time, he would spend the next […]

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Jerry Williams, 78 WBBM Chicago| August 12 1967

      Something a bit different. An unscoped hour of a legendary talk show host, on a legendary station, 78 WBBM Chicago. Jerry Williams was one of the originators of the 2-way talk radio format. His radio career spanned more than […]

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Ed Baer, 57 WMCA New York | 1964

Ed Baer spent more than a 50 years on New York area stations, including as a “Good Guy” on WMCA, (Dan Ingram helped Ed land the WMCA gig!) followed by stops at 101 WCBS-FM, New York 97 WYNY, 1050 WHN, and he […]

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Simon Mayo and Mark Kermode, BBC Radio One FM | July 1994

Since 1967, BBC Radio One has been the BBC’s Top 40 offering, for England, Scotland, Wales, & Northern Island. The station started on AM (or Medium Wave as the Brits refer to it) and eventually was broadcast on FM. It broadcasts on […]

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Gary Hamilton, 1280 KTLK Denver| October 1971

In 1968, Denver’s KTLN dropped it’s News Talk format, and flipped to Top 40. It was actually it’s second go round as a Top 40 station, as it had the format years earlier.  The KTLK announcers became known as “The Mod Jocks.” […]

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Frankie Crocker, 107.5 WBLS New York |1974

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 at New York’s R&B station, 1600 WWRL. […]

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