In the 1960s & 70s, 95 WBBF AM was the dominant Top 40 station in Rochester, NY. Flash foward to April 1998. Oldies 98.9 decided that since it was playing the songs that[…]
From the late 50s, until the late 70s, 95 WBBF was a Top 40 powerhouse in Rochester, New York. It dominated in the ratings against competitors WSAY & WAXC. Many legendary western New York[…]
The beginnings of someone the world would come to know as the Greaseman.
Date of Recording: 1974 (exact date unknown) Station: 1460 WAXC Rochester, New York Featured Air Talent: Robert Craig Savage, Tom Birch, The Greaseman, Larry White Contributor: Steve Bleecker Date of Contribution: 08.09.2016 Aircheck Entry: 1,431[…]
1974 was a VERY long time ago – in radio years it’s an eternity! Listening to Tom Birch and his SCREAMING upbeat show, one would think this is a major market station in competition with[…]
Here’s what probably was a sales demo used by station salespeople to give potential advertisers an idea of what the station sounded like. A very common practice in the industry in the years prior to[…]
Description by Contributor Chuck Ingersoll: While he did a morning show at album rocker WCMF in the mid-to-late ‘70s and middays at MOR WSAY in the early ‘80s, both in Rochester, Chuck was always a[…]
Description by Contributor Chuck Ingersoll: In 1980, Lew Dickey, Sr. purchased WSAY/1370 in Rochester, NY. For many years it had been one of two stations owned by Gordon Brown (the other in the Buffalo suburb[…]