Cat Simon, 95.5 WMET Chicago | February 6, 1985

The Noise is gone… About this aircheck: This was apparently recorded within the first few days of a major format change at WMET. For many years, 95.5 was owned by Metromedia – a company known for it’s Rock stations – such as […]

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Captain Whammo, WMET Chicago | April 1978

Date of Recording: 04.xx.1978 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 95.5 WMET Chicago, Illinois, USA Featured Air Personality: Jim Channel (“Captain Whammo”) (WDHF, WMET, WCFL, others) “I Feel like a little screamin’ and yellin’ tonight!” Comments: Jim Channel, aka “Capt. Whammo” is heard here […]

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Greg Brown, 95 1/2 WMET Chicago | March 20, 1977

Here’s a long scope of Greg Brown on the old WMET Chicago. Original jingle package, classic mid-70s Chicago commercials and the cool sound of Greg Brown. At this point in the history of 95.5, WMET had been on the air with those […]

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Format Change in Chicago: WDHF Becomes WMET | December 1, 1976

Description by Contributor Keith Teicher: Here’s the call letter change over from WDHF to WMET, Chicago on 12/1/1976. Note in the first stopset after the change the wrong jingle is played by FJ Bailes (WDHF instead of WMET). Promo voice (as I […]

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Composite: 95 1/2 WMET Chicago | March 1977

Who knows what became of this 1970’s FM competitor in the Windy City? Certainly, there’s plenty of personality on 95.5 FM (including ol’ Captain Whammo aka Jim Channel), but the jingles in use are probably the worst ever heard in contemporary radio. […]

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Mal Vincent, “Dusty 45s”, 95 1/2 WMET Chicago | 1985-1987

Mal Vincent was a “supersub’. He would substitute for various DJs, usually at night. Scattered throughout a period of 4 years, he was on the air from 1983 through 1987. During his time with WMET Chicago, 95.5 FM, he was never given […]

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