John Lander & The Q Morning Zoo, KKBQ 93Q Houston | Fall 1989

      There are certain 1980s Top 40 radio battles that are legendary. WFLZ vs. Q105. CHUM vs CFTR. Z100 vs WPLJ. One of those battles involved Houston’s 93Q KKBQ, against KRBE. it was a fierce battle. John Lander led the […]

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Gladys “Gee Gee” Hill, 1430 KCOH Houston | 1970

    1430 KCOH Houston, proudly described itself as Texas’s first black radio station. It was the first black owned radio station in Texas, third in the nation. The station has been broadcasting it’s Soul, Gospel, Talk, Zydeco, & Blues format since […]

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Allen Beebe, KLDE ‘Oldies 94.5’ Houston

Station: 94.5 KLDE (KBTZ/KARO/KLEF) Houston Format: Oldies Branded: “Good Times, Great Oldies” Ownership: AMFM, Incorporated Featured Air Personality: Allen Beebe (KNOE AM-FM/KMJC/WNBC/KNOX/KODE/KGBC/KNFX/WEZB) Contributor: Big Apple Airchecks “I am Beebe…“ Voluntary Subscription Options Yearly Subscription : $80.00 USD – yearlyMonthly : $10.00 USD […]

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Barry Kaye, 107.5 KLDE Lake Jackson (Houston), TX | November, 2002

Date of Recording: 11.xx.2002 Station: KLDE (KGLK/KHGC/KBTZ/KZFX/KGOL) Lake Jackson, Texas, USA Format: Oldies Featured Air Personality: Barry Kaye Date of Posting: 08.31.2017 Total Time: 12:04 Airchexx Entry: 1,504 Curator’s Comments: Judging by the number of call letters attached to the 107.5 frequency […]

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Little Joe and Tubby on the Lisa Dent Morning Show, KIKK Houston | March 16, 1999

Date of Recording: 03.16.1999 Station: 95.7 KIKK-FM (KIKK/KKHH/KHJZ) Houston, Texas, USA Format: Contemporary Country Featured Air Personalities: “Little Joe”, Tubby Lawler Contributor: Tom Lawler Post Date: 08.30.2017 Airchexx Entry: 1,502 Comments: As much of coastal Texas tries to recover from Hurricane Harvey, […]

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“Radio Magazine”, 1070 KENR Houston | November, 1982

Date of Recording: 11.xx.1982 Station: 1070 KENR (KCRR/KRBE/KKHT/KNTH) Houston, Texas, USA Format: Full Service Oldies Featured Air Personalities: Bruce Barker, Chuck Scott, Penny Crohn (News); Jeannie Long (Horoscopes); Paul Harvey (News & Comment) Contributor: Robyn Watts Airchexx Entry: 1,460 …”You have 15 […]

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Julie Williams, Ernie Brown; 790 KULF Houston | October 24, 1981

If its been 33 years since you heard this, you’re not alone and in good company! KULF sounds Bigtime, running a full service AM format and playing all the hits, minus the real hard rock stuff. This sounds NICE! And yes, it […]

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The Gary Ryder Road Show, 610 KILT Houston | 1981

Gary Ryder checked in with some audio of himself on COUNTRY 610 KILT. Much like KHJ in Los Angeles, KILT had been a full blown Top 40 station but saw ratings slide with the increase in FM radio listening. In this case, […]

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Barry Kaye, 610 KILT Houston | 1974

New Contributor John Hale writes, “…here’s the aircheck Barry Kaye cut at KILT back in ’74 that won him DJ of the year recognition. And no wonder he won the award. There should be an award category for the most high-energy personality! […]

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Blake Lawrence on KKBQ Houston | 1985

Here’s an aircheck that’s most definitely worth posting here! Broadcasting in AM Stereo, KKBQ, known as “Hot 79Q” is a serious Top 40 contender. You have to have been there. In 1985, there was, for a time, a resurgence of AM top […]

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Hudson & Harrigan on KILT Houston | 1977

And now… the legendary Hudson and Harrigan! Plenty of excitement and fun on this legendary Top 40 powerhouse in the waning days of AM Top 40! This and the KRBE aircheck posted today came to us via an ‘anonymous’ contributor back around […]

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Shotgun Cook & C.C. McCartney, 104.1 KRBE Houston | 1977

And now, some Mid-70s FM Top 40 Gold! KRBE has a long history doing Top-40/CHR in Houston – in fact, it’s still the hit music ratings leader! This features two jocks who were prominent in the late 70s during a time when […]

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