Fred Winston, 89 WLS Chicago | 1983

    Fred Winston began his career on Chicago radio as an afternoon DJ spinning the hits on AM 89 WLS in 1971. After almost six years there, he started his trek all across the Chicago radio dial, with stops at WMAQ, […]

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Steve & Garry, WLS-FM 95 Chicago | June 1983

  In March 1979, Steve Dahl was hired to do the morning show at WLUP FM 98, where he met overnight DJ Garry Meier. The two began to crosstalk on air during the transition from one show to the other. The two […]

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Larry Lujack With Guests Steve & Gary, WLS-FM 95 Chicago | February 22 1983

      If you grew up with in the signal of WLS Chicago, you’ve probably heard Larry Lujack in the morning, and you may have heard Steve Dahl & Gary Meier for the drive home. But have you ever heard them […]

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John Records Landecker Retires; Final Show, 94.7 WLS-FM Chicago | July 31, 2015

Date of Recording: 07.31.2015 Station: 94.7 WLS-FM Chicago (WENR-FM/WDAI/WRCK/WYTZ/WKXK/WXCD/WZZN) Format: Classic Hits Branding: “94-7 W-L-S, Chicago’s Classic Hits” Featured Air Personality: John Records Landecker (WOIA/WILS/WIBG/WLS/CFTR/WLUP/WAGO/WPHR/WJMK/WZZN/WLS-FM) (Wikipedia) Total Time: 1:04:02 (Telescoped) Airchexx Entry: 1,539 To hear more from WLS and John Records Landecker, […]

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The WLS Big 89 Montage – 1960-1979

As December 2015 drew to a close, ideas were flying around as to what ‘new’ programming I could come up with for my own internet radio show. The first, most logical choice, was a take on the memory of what WLS Chicago […]

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John Records Landecker Promos, 94.7 WLS-FM Chicago | 2012

In the queue for a couple of years for posting is this couple of promos for John Records Landecker, who recently retired from WLS and radio, in general. According to Contributor Mark Shayler, these promos aired during the start of Landecker’s last […]

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Airchexx and Big Apple Airchecks Present: A Tribute to “Superjock” Larry Lujack

On December 18, 2013, the broadcast world and millions of devoted fans said goodbye to a man who had become a fixture in Chicago radio. Larry Lujack first became a well known DJ in Seattle, at KJR “Channel 95” (950 AM), before […]

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Larry Lujack with Animal Stories; Tommy Edwards – WLS AM & FM Chicago | January 1984

Larry Lujack (June 6, 1940 – December 18, 2013) is heard once again on an excellent quality aircheck from his morning show on WLS AM and FM. This recording was made off the FM 94.7 side, so the audio is a clean […]

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Susan Platt, 94-7 WLS-FM Chicago | January, 1985

Courtesy of our good friends over at AircheckDownloads.com, Susan Platt holds down the overnight shift, back when there were live, warm bodies in the studio at Midnight. Here’s one you shouldn’t miss! WLS-FM was the logical continuation of the “Big 89”, and […]

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