Ed Baer spent more than a 50 years on New York area stations, including as a “Good Guy” on WMCA, (Dan Ingram helped Ed land the WMCA gig!) followed by stops at 101 WCBS-FM, New[…]
“It’s your engineer, Jocko, your Ace from Outer Space, way up here in the stratosphere! Back on the scene with the record machine, sayin’ oop-pop-a-doo and how do you do?” -Jocko Henderson Douglas “Jocko” Henderson,[…]
Even if you think you’ve never heard Jean Shepherd, you have! If you have ever seen the movie, “A Christmas Story,” you’ve heard Jean Shepherd! Jean wrote the story, and also narrated the movie as[…]
R&B formatted WWRL New York featured some very big names pass through it’s doors from 1964 to 1982: Reggie Lavong, Hal Jackson, Hank Spann, Bobby Jay, Tommy Smalls, known as Dr.[…]
Charlie Greer was one of WABC’s “All-Americans”. Branded “Channel 77”, this was the era when WABC became the dominant Top 40 station, and became legendary with its connection to The Beatles!
Bumper Morgan is the first voice you hear on this hour-long scope, then Bobby Rich starts off this particular show, in his words, “broadcasting from a brand new studio that’s never been used before”.
In 1981, you can feel the winds of change blowing at WABC. The music had moved from Top 40, to more of an Adult Contemporary direction. Information was becoming more important, and you could[…]
John Zacherle began his broadcast career as an actor at local WCAU-TV in Philadelphia, where he was hired as the host of the classic horror film show “Shock Theater.” He appeared as a horror host[…]
At this point in 1978, (WXLO) sounds Rock-heavy.
Love him, or hate him, there is one thing Howard Stern does better than almost anyone else. The interview. He has a unique way of getting people to open up, and share[…]
The morning of September 11, 2001, was a normal sunny morning in New York. Scott & Todd were on air at 95.5 WPLJ, when everything turned upside down. Scott[…]
Where were you when the world stopped turning?