Here’s an amazing composite of the lineup on WRKO Boston. The year was 1972 and some of the music in rotation that year was truly great!
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[…]
During its prime in the late 1960s and early 1970s, KHJ occupied the top position among Los Angeles radio stations, but by 1980 the numbers had eroded, and management decided to flip to a country[…]
WLS in 1971 was the undisputed ratings leader in Chicago.
It was more than a radio station… It was a big part of Southern California in the 1960s & 70s. 93 KHJ “Boss Radio” became a hit music station in May 1965. Boss Radio was king. The[…]
Contributor Russ Oasis provided this creative and somewhat humorous sales presentation of the old WNHC. We’re not entirely sure where this came from, but it appears to have been produced in 1970. This features a[…]
From a short-lived period as a Country music station at 100.7 WGRX Westminster MD
It was more than a radio station… It was a big part of Southern California in the 1960s & 70s. 93 KHJ “Boss Radio” became a hit music station in May 1965. For about three years[…]
Many know today’s 102.7 KIIS-FM as L.A.’s Hit Music Station. But I have been surprised by how many did not realize KIIS started as an AM station back in 1970. 1150 KRKD new owner changed[…]
Chances are you remember Wink Martindale from TV gams shows. He hosted 21 different game shows, including “Trivial Pursuit”, “Can You Top This”, “High Rollers”, “Debt”, “Gambit”, and the long-running “Tic-Tac-Dough”. But if you grew[…]
Humble Harve Miller arrived in Los Angeles in 1965 after some time at stations in Trenton, New Jersey. His first Los Angeles-area station was at “Super 15” KBLA Los Angeles. KBLA was arguably hipper than[…]
From the short lived WMYQ Top 40 era, this composite is donated by Russ Oasis for use and archival here on Airchexx. It’s one of the best sounding airchecks in terms of sound quality that we’ve heard – and the jocks are some of the best in the business at that time! Just listen.