Hollywood Henderson, Power 95 WWPR New York| 1988

  In the mid to late 1980s, WPLJ, Power 95, was doing well. It was normally trailing behind CHR Leader Z100 WHTZ, but billing was high, and ratings were good. On December 20th, WPLJ did something that shocked many in New York. […]

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Howard Hoffman, 77 WABC New York | January 1980

In late 1979, the winds of change were blowing through MusicRadio 77 WABC. People were spending more time listening to FM radio, and the once mighty WABC, was seeing it’s numbers drop. WABC management thought changes were needed save the station. One […]

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Salute to American Radio, BBC Radio 1 London | July 4 1976

In the mid 1960s, there was nowhere easy for British youngsters to listen to rock ‘n’ rollers like The Beatles, The Who and The Rolling Stones. Commercial radio wasn’t yet an option, and the guardians of the publicly-owned British Broadcasting Corporation considered […]

Tagged American Radio, BBC, Casey Kasum, Dennis Elsas, England

FINAL Dan Ingram Radio Show, 101.1 WCBS-FM New York | September 16 2007

  I’m warning right up front, that this aircheck is a little hard to listen to. It’s Dan Ingram’s final radio show. WCBS-FM had returned to it’s “modified Oldies” format 3 months earlier, after the Jack FM debacle. Dan was invited back […]

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Dan Ingram FIRST SHOW, 101 WCBS-FM New York | October 19 1991

  If you grew up in the metro New York City in the 1960s, or 70s, you probably listened to Dan Ingram. He hosted afternoon drive on WABC for 20 amazing years. (He also hosted morning drive for one year, but everyone […]

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Carol Miller, 95.5 WPLJ New York | 1979

Carol Miller is one of the longest-running New York radio personalities. Miller’s professional journey began in 1971 at Progressive Rock WMMR in Philadelphia. She quickly got the attention of New York’s Rock powerhouse 95.5 WPLJ in 1973, where she first became a […]

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Scott Shannon, 95.5 WPLJ New York | March 13 1992

By 1991, Michael Scott Shannon had done just about everything you could do in radio. He had been on air at legendary stations like WMPS in Memphis, Nashville’s WMAK, & Quixie in Dixie, WQXI Atlanta. At WRBQ Tampa, Shannon, along with partner […]

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“Match Game 1984”, 66 WNBC New York | December, 1984

In your webmaster’s opinion, the whole of WNBC’s format in the years 1983-1986 was one of the most entertaining and best all-around radio that was ever done in New York.

Tagged 1984, 660 New York, Howard Stern, Match Game 1984, wnbc

Don Imus on C-Span, Sportsradio 66 WFAN New York | January 7 1994

When WNBC was bought by Emmis in 1987, and the WFAN sports format was moved from 1050, to 660, Imus in the Morning, was the only show from WNBC to make the transition. Don Imus realize he had to make changes to […]

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