Composite: WINS and WMGM New York | September 17, 1961

Date of Recording: 09.17.1961 Station(s): 1010 WINS / 1050 WMGM (WHN/WFAN/WUKQ/WEVD/WEPN) New York City, New York, USA Format: Top 40 Featured Air Talent: Various Contributor: Big Apple Airchecks Comments: This is a great comparison between two competing Top 40 stations. 1961 was […]

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Murray the K, WINS New York | Sometime, 1962

Thanks to Ray Bozzanca for digging up this original tape of the old WINS with Murray the K at the helm. This one starts out wierd…. didn’t all his shows start out that way?. Now, this isn’t scoped quite the way you […]

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1010 WINS New York Reports on the Passing of Stan Brooks | December 24, 2013

“You Give Us 22 Minutes, We’ll Give You The World” That slogan, and the All-News format as we know it today owes its beginnings to the late Stan Brooks. Stan was the News Director in 1965 when WINS parent company, Westinghouse Broadcasting, […]

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Murray The K, 1010 WINS New York | March 17, 1961

Here’s something given to us a few years ago by Contributor Ray Bozzanca, recorded onto one of his reels. The audio quality is not that good but the historical value certainly IS! Listen for old Dodge car commercials, pimple cream commercials… lots […]

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Storm Coverage: Hurricane Sandy, 2012 – Part 2, Various Stations (CT/NY) | October 28, 2012 – 7-8 AM

Running 33 minutes, here’s part two of our coverage of Hurricane Sandy recorded on Monday morning, 8-10 hours before landfall. The reason for recording this, was to document radio’s coverage and response to a major emergency. The only editing of this recording […]

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New York City Blackout – Radio Coverage | July 13, 1977 – Reloaded

July… Heat, Humidity, Hot Dogs… you know the drill. Often, especially in the Northeast, one of those cool fronts brings relief but they also bring trouble. This particular night in 1977 is remembered by nearly every New Yorker around back then. It […]

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