Dave Collins, 99 FM KNUS Dallas | October 19 1977

The calls, KNUS FM 99, in Dallas first appeared in the summer 0f 1966, as a Progressive Rock station. It was part of the legendary McLendon group of station.  Gordon McLendon is widely credited for perfecting the commercially successful Top 40 radio […]

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Ron Chapman, KLUV 98.7 Dallas | November 2003

    Forty-five years in one market. Thirty-two of them at the same station. He was No. 1 & he killed the competition. Ron Chapman was the king of Dallas morning radio. And his listeners loved him. They loved him so much, […]

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NBC News & Information Service, WRR 1310 Dallas | July 30 1976

  There was a time when radio news was a big deal. In 1974, NBC Radio was trailing the other big networks, ABC, CBS and Mutual.  NBC’s O&O (Owned and Operated) FM stations were not doing well. The radio division needed a big […]

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Bill Mack, KWFT 62 Wichita Falls TX | August 3 1957

      Not many radio DJs have a Grammy, but Bill Mack does! Radio personalty & songwriter Bill Mack penned the song “Blue,” which became a big song for Patsy Cline in 1958, & a smash hit in 1996 for LeAnn […]

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John Summers, KLUV AM 1190 Dallas | 1998

  The Mighty 1190 AM in Dallas is a legendary frequency. It was the Gordon McLendon Top 40 powerhouse KLIF in the 50s & 60s. Fairchild Industries kept KLIF going as an AC in the 1970s. Susquehanna bought KLIF in 1980 and […]

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Marc Viques Presents: A Dallas Composite – 1990

Date of Recording: 1990 (Exact Date Unknown) Stations: 97.1 KEGL; 95.3 KHYI Dallas, others Formats: CHR, Classic Rock Contributor: Marc Viques Total Time: 7:50 (Telescoped) Original Post: Contributor Marc Viquez recently sent this in for posting. He writes: This was the first […]

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Capt. Billy, KAFM 92.5 Dallas | April, 1974

Date of Recording: 04.xx.74 Station: 92.5 KAFM (KRLD-FM, KZPS) Dallas, Texas, USA Format: Top 40 Featured Air Personality: “Captain” Billy Comments: Sounding suspiciously like a McLendon station, this short-lived Top 40 outlet sat at 92.5 on the FM dial. Never to be […]

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Airchexx-In-HD: CHR 99.5 KPLX-HD2 Dallas | April 25, 2007

Here at Airchexx, we try to cover all the bases when it comes to documenting great radio. Whether its from the 40s, 60s, 80s or today, if it’s interesting, we’ll post it. Here’s one that shows great promise. It’s not quite ‘there’ […]

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Ken Knox on 1190 KLIF Dallas | January 4, 1961

Courtesy of George, a trader who provided this via our sister site Radioinsight.com, here is a PERFECT recording of Ken Lock on KLIF, back in the very early days of Top 40 radio! KLIF, of course, was the Gordon McLendon station in […]

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