A Scott Lowe Special: “The Chucker Revolution” | Winter 2009

Contributor Scott Lowe checks in with a fantastic interview with Chuck Kirr, aka “The Chucker”. As you know, we’ve partnered with BigAppleAirchecks often in the past, and interestingly enough, Mr. Lowe contacted US about posting this great piece of work himself. A […]

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Jay Douglas, WTIX-FM New Orleans | 1996

Date of Recording: 1996 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 94.3 WTIX-FM (KLEB-FM/KZZQ-FM/KBAU) New Orleans, Louisiana, USA Format: Oldies Featured Air Personalities: Jay Douglas, Doug O’Brien (News) (WNBC/WINS) Contributor: Annonymous Comments: I hate to call this ‘sloppy’, but there are numerous pauses between elements […]

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Blues 1280 WODT New Orleans | November 3, 1996

Date of Recording: 11.03.96 Station: 1280 WODT New Orleans, Louisiana, USA (WDSU/WMKJ/WQUE/WODT) Format: Blues Featured Air Personality: Unknown (format sample) Logo: Current “Fox Sports” logo Current Owner: iHeart Media, Inc. Comments: What can be more unique than a Blues station? How about […]

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Coverage of Hurricane Katrina; WWL 870 AM New Orleans | August 29, 2005

About 24 hours before Hurricane Katrina made landfall in New Orleans, LA., the stations of Entercom Communications were already in full storm coverage, simulcasting the programming of 870 WWL. History notes the horrific damage done when the storm made landfall. Forecasting these […]

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QuickCheck: Nick Bazoo on WEZB B-97 New Orleans | 1982

Back in happier times in the Big Easy… Nick Bazoo. The name may not be familiar to those of us outside this market but the voice sure sounds familiar. This is short but a very high-intensity presentation in a tightly scoped aircheck. […]

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Dale Spencer, WYLD FM 98 New Orleans | October 1987

We know very little about this station except that from research it appears that the AM flipped to Christian programming at some time after this recording. This sounds like an Urban AC formatted station. Someone who remembers may be able to better […]

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QuickCheck: Morning show, AM 990 WYAT New Orleans | October 1987

They don’t say their names, but this is a funny break from the WYAT morning show… funny because they play the Contours a second time (someone forgot to remove the already played cart!), then the whole show goes downhill from there! Talkabout […]

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The Ed Clancy Show on WTIX AM 690 New Orleans | October 1987

Here’s an 8 minute helping of the Ed Clancy Show on WTIX. Now, this is not from the Top 40 era, but they did play music as this was the station’s Oldies incarnation. Not bad for it’s time, and Ed Clancy is […]

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PM Drive on 99-5 WRNO “The Rock” | October 1987

(Comments by Steve West) Remember back in the days when WRNO transmit (sometimes) a simulcast of its FM rock station on Shortwave? I still remember the frequency. 15.420 Megahertz. Sometimes Hard Rock, sometimes Top 40 (I heard Casey Casem on it one […]

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Ben Cooper in the Morning, WEZB New Orleans’ Power Station B-97 | October 1987

Man there was some good radio in Nawleans! Listening to this recording, you notice the JAM jingles which were in common use at so many CHR stations. You also hear Cammie McCormick doing sidekick/news duties (she went on to be a CBS […]

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