“1972 – Big D: 50 Years of Broadcasting History”, WDRC Hartford | December 31, 1972

Produced for it’s 50th anniversary of broadcasting, this off-air recording (with some additions by your friendly webmaster) starts in 1922 and records many important events, including the Hindenburg Disaster, the bombing of Manilla (WW2), programming highlights including Big Band music shows and […]

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Jack Miller, WDRC Hartford | June 17, 1972

Date of Recording: 06.17.1972 Station: 1360 WDRC (AM) Hartford, Connecticut, USA Format: Top 40 Featured Air Personality: Jack Miller (WARE / WEIM / WFEA / WBBQ / AKFN / WSPR / WWLP-TV / WBZ / WCBS-FM / WWYZ / WPIX-FM / WKZE-FM) […]

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Ken Gilbert, “Jukebox Saturday Night, 102.9 WDRC-FM Hartford | 1984

Date of Recording: 1984 (exact date unknown) Station: 102.9 WDRC-FM Hartford, Connecticut Featured Air Personality: Ken Gilbert Contributor: Ken Gilbert Date of Contribution: 08.12.2016 Aircheck Entry: 1,430 Comments: “Every hour Music Means Money on Big D 103, Hartford’s Oldies Authority…” Every great […]

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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 […]

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Happy New Year! – From 1360 WDRC Hartford | January 1, 1978

From Contributor Steve Tefft, who writes: (This) is from Otis in the Nighttime of WDRC fame. Recorded about 12:30 AM, January 1, 1978(again, New Year’s Eve). Otis obviously had a few before taking the mic. Happy New Year! Another lesson from the […]

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Ron Landry, 1360 WDRC Hartford | June 18, 1965

What New England radio stations come to mind when you think back to the 1960s? Certainly, anyone within the signal contour of New York’s WABC remember, but the big stations in Connecticut and Massachusetts doing Top 40 radio included Boston’s 1510 WMEX, […]

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Ken Gilbert, WDRC-AM 1360 | July 1983

Date of Recording: 07.xx.1983 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 1360 WDRC (AM) Hartford, Connecticut, USA Format: Top 40/Oldies (In-transition) Featured Air Personality: Ken Gilbert (WAQY, WTIC-FM, WDRC, WDRC-FM, WKNE-FM, WDOT, WZRT, WVAA, WVTK) Contributor: Ken Gilbert Comments: Our friend Ken Gilbert sent in […]

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New Year Predictions – 1360 WDRC Hartford | December 31, 1975

These dire, yet hardly believable predictions for the new year 1976 were made by the WDRC News Department. Imagine listening to this and hearing a prediction that then President Ford was going to be shot! Its amazing this stuff made it to […]

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