Rhubarb Jones & the morning show, WYAY (Y106) Atlanta | December 21, 1987

Listen to this great morning show! They really knew how to do Country right… but hey, this IS the south. Included in this aircheck: two full newscasts, traffic and weather. All the full service elements you’d expect from a great station. Full […]

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Seven Hours to Midnight – PM Drive on 750 WSB Atlanta | December 31, 1988

AM 750, WSB, has the strongest signal around….. DEPEND ON IT! Curator’s Notes It’s just before 5 pm as this aircheck opens during the final hours of 1988. This unknown jock gracefully glides through the holiday shift and weaves little hints about […]

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Tom & Paul Collins, 79 WQXI Atlanta | December 19, 1964. Pt. 2

Date of Recording: 12.19.1964 Station: 790 WQXI Atlanta Format: Top 40 Station Slogan: “Audio 79” Featured Air Personalities: Tom Krimsler (“Collins”), Bob Krimsler (“Collins”) Contributor: Bob Jones Post Date: 12.08.2017 Airchexx Entry: 1,532 We’re the Tiger Twins Tom & Paul Collins and […]

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Tom & Paul Collins, 79 WQXI Atlanta | December 19, 1964, Part 1

Date of Recording: 12.19.1964 Station: 790 WQXI Atlanta Format: Top 40 Station Slogan(s): Quicksie, Audio 79 Featured Air Personalities: Tom Krimsler (“Collins”), Bob Krimsler (“Collins”) Contributor: Bob Jones Post Date: 12.07.2017 Airchexx Entry: 1,531 We got a brand new secret word for […]

Tagged 790 Atlanta, Bob Collins, Tiger Twins, Tom Collins, WQXI

Dr. John Leader, 790 WQXI Atlanta | December 23, 1972

Date of Recording: 12.23.1972 Station: 790 WQXI Atlanta, Georgia, USA Format: Top 40 Featured Air Personality: Dr. John Leader (WQXI/KHJ) Contributor: Daniel Coulombe (CKTS/CJMQ) Airchexx Entry: 1,474 …How ’bout it babe, a little puppy would make a great Christmas gift!” Comments: Dr. […]

Tagged 790 Atlanta, Dr. John Leader, Gary McKee, WQXI

Sample: 94.1 WQXI-FM Smyrna GA | 1969

Date of Recording: 1969 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 94.1 WQXI-FM (WDJK/WKXI/WQXI-FM/WSTR) Smyrna, Georgia, USA Format: Easy Listening Featured Air Personality: Jim Rich (Business News Reporter) Contributor: Bob Jones Airchexx Entry: 1,471 “WQXI-FM salutes Harry J. Reynolds, appointed Southern Regional Manager in the […]

Tagged 94.1 Atlanta, Bob Jones, Jim Rich, Smyrna GA, WQXI-FM

“The Tiger Twins” 790 WQXI Atlanta | December 20, 1964 (Corrected)

Date of Recording: 12.20.1964 Station: 790 WQXI Atlanta, Georgia, USA Format: Top 40 Featured Air Personality: Paul Collins Contributor: Bob Jones Airchexx Entry: 1,469 “The Station with the Happy Difference!” Comments: Long before legendary WQXI air personality Gary McKee arrived at the […]

Tagged 790 Atlanta, Bob Jones, Paul Collins, Quicksie, WQXI

Sample: 92.9 WZGC Atlanta | Date Unknown

Contributor Jay Sawyer sent this in without comment. From sometime in the 1980s, the old “Z93” CHR station is sampled from the weekend airing of American Top 40 with Kasey Kasem. The voice, we assume, is that of the contributor, doing the […]

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Jay Sawyer, 104.7 WALR Atlanta | 1990

New Contributor Jay Sawyer checks in with something different from the Atlanta market. We looked up WALR and found a confusing description online about the station being mainly an Urban outlet, and with different call letters around the time that this recording […]

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Steve Davis, 99.7 WARM Atlanta | 1986

Description by Karl Phillips… Power 99.7 – when it was new, it was not WAPW, it was WARM “The New” Power 99.7. Here’s Steve Davis in Atlanta in 1986. Note: This station later became Alternative WWNNX 99X

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QuickCheck: Mark Stewart on WZGC Z-93 Atlanta | 1986

Courtesy of Karl Phillips, it’s not long and it’s not the best audio quality but here’s a bit of Mark Stewart on Atlanta’s longtime CHR leader, Z-93!

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Format Change: “New Rock” 99X Atlanta is Born | October 26, 1992

Courtesy of Karl Phillips, who sent in a ton of airchecks on reel, here’s one on cassette captured when former Atlanta CHR WAPW “Power 99” flipped to New Rock as 99X. On the tape you’ll hear the old call letters still in […]

Tagged 1992, Atlanta, Format Change