Northeast Composite, 1967

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Tagged 1030 Boston, 1130 New York, 1190 Ft. Wayne, 1520 Buffalo, 1967
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Bud Ballou, WKBW 1520 Buffalo | 1967

Another Frank Davis presentation… Bud Ballou would become legendary in Boston, at 1510 WMEX, then Fairbanks Communication’s WVBF in suburban Framingham. But before his stint at 105.7, Ballou was heard all up and down the Eastern Seaboard on >WKBW AM 1520 Buffalo. […]

Tagged 1520 Buffalo, 1967, Bud Ballou, WKBW, WWKB
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A Scott Lowe Special: “The Chucker Revolution” | Winter 2009

Contributor Scott Lowe checks in with a fantastic interview with Chuck Kirr, aka “The Chucker”. As you know, we’ve partnered with BigAppleAirchecks often in the past, and interestingly enough, Mr. Lowe contacted US about posting this great piece of work himself. A […]

Tagged 1989, Big Apple Airchecks, Chuck Kirr, Scott Lowe, The Chucker
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Rich Wall, 103.3 WEDG Buffalo | July 13, 2000

Recording Date: 07.13.2000 / 5:40 – 6:25 pm EDT Station: 103.1 WEDG Buffalo (Wikipedia) (Website) Format: Modern Rock Branded: 103.3 The Edge Featured Air Personality: Rich Wall Contributor: Anonymous Total Time: 11:35 (Telescoped) #1,579 ..just looking for someone to call, and ask […]

Tagged 103.3 Buffalo, Rich Wall, The Edge, WEDG

Old Gold 1971 Remastered, Part 1 of 4

Going WAY back to the beginning of this website – well, okay, WAY back to the days when the radio industry trade circulated audio specials on vynl, here’s a completely re-mastered copy of one of the very first exhibits we had on […]

Tagged Bob Craig, Bwana Johnny, Don Berns, Henry Brock, KJR

Al Bandiero on WKBW 1520 Buffalo | January 28, 1979

Of all the recordings I kept over the years, only two have survived from the 70s. The first is a Chicago “Greatest Hits” cassette that I got for Christmas in 1976. The second is this aircheck that I recorded one cold winter […]

Tagged 1979, Al Bandiero, Buffalo

Johnny Barrett on WKBW 1520 Buffalo | July 24, 1961

We don’t do it often, but the audio quality is so good on this that we have to take you back to 1961. KB really WAS the biggest thing to ever happen to Buffalo! This aircheck proves why WKBW took off from […]

Tagged 1961, Buffalo, Johnny Barrett

QuickCheck: J.R. Russ on 1230 WECK Cheektowaga NY | Undated

Here’s a very young J.R. Russ on Buffalo suburban WECK. The recording is distorted, probably due to the receiver being tuned slightly off frequency. It’s interesting to note that this station, while likely not trying to compete with then powerhouse WKBW, is […]

Tagged Buffalo NY, Cheektowaga NY, J.R. Russ

Al Bandiero, 1520 WKBW Buffalo | March 1979

After searching for ten years for another aircheck of the jock who inspired your webmaster to get into radio at the age of 16, here’s Al Bandiero on the legendary WKBW Buffalo! Here’s KB Radio 15 the way many of us remember […]

Tagged 1979, Al Bandiero, Buffalo

“Super” Shannon, WKBW Buffalo | 1976

Sounding suspiciously like Jack Armstrong (I know he’s not, but they say imitation’s the best form of flattery), motor mouth Super Shannon speeds through a 2 and a half minute scope of one of my all time favorite stations, WKBW! Not much […]

Tagged 1976, Buffalo, Super Shannon