Bobby Rich with special guest Meat Loaf, 98.7 WXLO 99X New York | October 5, 1978

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”.

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99X “No Disco” Promos, 98.7 WXLO New York | 1980

Contributor Rob Sisco recently sent in a set of humorous promos that 99X used on-air in the early days of the ‘Disco Destruction” era around the country. The Bee Gees cut sound like immitators, but the final cut, from Casey Kasem is […]

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Jay Thomas, 98.7 WXLO New York | September, 1977

…I was hoping you might be able to get me in touch with John Gambling There are many things unique to this aircheck. First, this is from an early edition of Tom Konard’s Aircheck Factory tapes. This was from a monthly edition […]

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Composite, 98.7 WXLO New York | 1976

“Ok, folks… everybody… take off your clothes and LETS GO!“ Curator’s Notes: This is a FUN aircheck! No reverb, the tape was a bit muddy especially the first few minutes, but you’ll laugh through much of this six minutes of RKO General […]

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Composite: Lee Roberts, WXLO “99X” New York | December 17, 1977; February 4, 1978

Station: 98.7 WXLO (WOR-FM/WRKS/WEPN) New York Format: Top 40 Branded: 99X Ownership: RKO-General (General Tire & Rubber, Co.) Featured Air Personality: Lee Roberts (WAVZ/WTIC-FM) Contributor: Big Apple Airchecks (Website) Total Time: 20:38       “The whole reason they never put escalators […]

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Composite: 98.7 WXLO “99X” New York | June 15, 16 & 17, 1978

Date of Recording: 06.15-17.1978 Station: 98.7 WXLO New York Format: Top 40 Slogan: “99X-FM” Ownership: RKO General Contributor: Big Apple Airchecks Featured Air Personalities: Bobby Rich, Sue O’Neal, Bobby Messina, Jay Thomas, Dick Sloan, Glenn Morgan, Al Bandiero, John Larabee Post Date: […]

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Jay Thomas, Charlie Steiner, 98.7 WXLO “99X” New York | October, 1978

Date of Recording: 10.xx.1978 Station: 98.7 WXLO (WOR-FM, WRKS, WEPN) New York City, New York, USA Format: Top 40 Featured Air Personality: Jay Thomas Comments: Jay Thomas, who was well established in TV sitcoms after his radio career, died on August 24, […]

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Mike Wade, 98.7 WXLO New York | August 22, 1979

Date of Recording: 08.22.1979 Station: 98.7 WXLO New York City, New York Contributor: Big Apple Airchecks Featured Air Personalities: Mike Wade, Bobby Messina Airchexx Entry: 1,449 We’re here with YOUR songs… Comments: This was donated several years ago but better late than […]

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Big Ron O’Brien, 98.7 WXLO 99X New York | Winter 1977

How many ways can you use ONE shotgun jingle? Listeners who remember the great 99X WXLO do remember… except for one several month period in 1972 when 98.7 FM morphed into WXLO from the old WOR-FM, WXLO used just ONE shotgun jingle… […]

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Big Ron O’Brien, WXLO 99X New York | May 4, 1974

A bit of processing was required to make this tape listenable, but once you get a few minutes into it things clear up a bit. Here’s Big Ron O’Brien from his East Coast days at 99X! All the hits, high energy and […]

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Al Bandiero, 98.7 WXLO New York: Sometime 1978

Fans got to hear Bandiero on 101.1 WCBS-FM in New York during one of their recent Radio Greats Weekends, which we plan to post sometime soon. Now, check out this GREAT, albeit somewhat short aircheck of the Italian Stallion on 99X! This […]

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