WFIL Boss Jock Montage, WFIL 56 Philadelphia | 1960s-70s

  From the mid 1960’s, to the mid 1970s, Famous 56 WFIL was on fire in Philadelphia. The station was played everywhere. The WFIL Boss Jocks seemed bigger than life! It seemed like they were at every event in Philly. Parades, sporting […]

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WFIL 56 Philadelphia – 20th Anniversary Reunion | September 18 1986

      Philadelphia’s pop powerhouse of the 1960s & 70s, Famous 56 WFIL, continued to play the hits it made famousas an oldies station from 1983 to 1987. Golden Oldies 56 WFIL decided, for just one day, to bring back the […]

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George Michael on 56 WFIL Philadelphia | November 1970

            Long before he arrived at WABC New York to create nighttime energy, George Michael was a very popular night burner at Famous 56 WFIL in Philadelphia. George started at WFIL September 1966, and during his 8 […]

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Dr. Don Rose, Jim O’Brien, & Dave Parks, WFIL 56 Philadelphia – 1970

Famous 56 WFIL was a Philadelphia radio powerhouse in the 1960 & 70s. “The Pop Explosion” on WFIL began in September 1966, as they took on Top 40 leader WIBG. WFIL was slick, fast paced, as well as younger & hipper than […]

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Philadelphia Radio Jingle Mega Montage | 1960s -2014

One day, back in 2014, I was bored. I mean REALLY bored. I started going through my audio files, and thought, I have hundreds, probably thousands of Philadelphia radio jingles. I thought it would be fun to make a jingle montage of […]

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J.J. Jeffrey, “Famous 56” WFIL Philadelphia | May, 1970

Date of Recording: May, 1970 (Exact date unknown) Station: 560 WFIL Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Featured Air Talent: J.J. Jeffrey Aircheck Entry: 1,428 Comments: …It’s a MILLION DOLLAR WEEKEND, but when you’re with me, you get it with interest! WFIL shared similarities with New […]

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Old Gold 1971 Remastered, Part 1 of 4

Going WAY back to the beginning of this website – well, okay, WAY back to the days when the radio industry trade circulated audio specials on vynl, here’s a completely re-mastered copy of one of the very first exhibits we had on […]

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Jim O’Brien, Dan Donovan, 56 WFIL Philadelphia | January 24, 1977

Still technically a Top 40 station, WFIL has a one man morning show and plays everything – Some golden oldies thrown in which go back to the 60s, and lots of current hits, disco included. This is a wonderful glimpse of how […]

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