New York Area Radio Dial Scan | November 1983

It’s November 1983, and it’s the weekend! You are driving around New York, as you tune around the radio dial. This recording is an example of what you would have head. I was driving around New York, and just tuning up & […]

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New York City Afternoon Drive Radio | Friday Oct 28, 1983

It’s Friday October 28, 1983. Your heading home, in New York, after a busy Friday, as you tune around the radio dial. This recording is an example of what you would have head. I was driving around New York, and just tuning […]

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Howard Hoffman, 77 WABC New York | April 8, 1980

Date of Recording: 04.08.1980 Station: 770 (AM) WABC New York City, New York, USA Format: Top 40 Featured Air Personality: Howard Hoffman (WPIX-FM/WPRO-FM/KUAM/KMEL/KKFR/WQHT/KFRC/KMPC) Comments: 1980 was a year of change for WABC. By the end of the year the music would begin […]

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Carl Ross, (101.9) WPIX-FM 102 New York | February 27, 1983

Date of Recording: 02.27.1983 Station: 101.9 WPIX-FM (WRXP/WQCD/WEMP/WFAN-FM) New York, New York, USA Format: Adult Contemporary Featured Air Personality: Carl Ross Contributor: Anonymous Comments: We don’t have much in the way of recordings of this particular radio station – noteworthy only due […]

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Robin Marshall on WPIX 102 New York | Autumn, 1987

WPIX blew through several different formats in the 80s, before finally ditching the WPIX call letters and settling on Smooth Jazz. Towards the end, it was a soft AC station. This is a perfect example of what SOFT AC really was. Very […]

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Tim Byrd, 102 WPIX New York | September, 1985

Here’s Tim Byrd, with a fantastic set of pipes! WPIX went through a series of format tweaks and changes in the 10 year period from 1975-1985, and here, it’s very AC, with the likes of Lionel Ritchie and Billy Joel in tight […]

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Gus Gossert; The Oldies But Goodies Show, WPIX New York | 1971

From New Contributor Stewart Tick, here’s an early 70s show that became a classic and was the genesis for WCBS-FM’s “Do Wop Shop” which ran for nearly 30 years on 101.1. Writes Stewart Tick: l vocal groups, and featuring many of the […]

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Jim Horne, WPIX 102 (101.9) New York | January 1, 1973

Restored from a muddy cassette recorded on New Year’s Day, 1973, here’s Jim Horne doing a countdown of the top ten songs from the previous year 1972. Its surprising that this tape held up at all over the years, but it was […]

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