Rutland VT

Ken Gilbert, 97.1 WZRT Rutland (Killington) VT | March 4, 1995

Date of Recording: 03.04.1995 Station: 97.1 WZRT Rutland, Vermont, USA Format: Hot Adult Contemporary Current Owner: Catamount Radio Featured Air Personality: Ken Gilbert Contributor: Ken Gilbert Airchexx Entry: 1,485 Vermont’s home for the most music in a row – Z-97! Comments: Moving right along on a typical frigid day at Killington (even for MARCH), here’s another of the dozens of KG tapes that Mr. Gilbert was so kind enough to contribute to our museum archives. In 1995, WZRT was marketed toward a young adult audience, and it’s music (what you hear of it) here reflects that. Technically, Z-97 is CHR but in much of Vermont, programmers can’t fragment the audience into traditional categories so they program for a wide audience. It’s possible that this wa...

Ken Gilbert, 97.1 WZRT Rutland VT | March 25, 1995

Date of Recording: 03.25.1995 Station: 97.1 WZRT Rutland, Vermont, USA Featured Air Talent: Ken Gilbert, Joel Williams Date of Contribution: 08.15.2016 Airchexx Entry: 1,447 “You can hear us in two countries, four states, twenty-six counties, and we can’t even count the number of towns!” Comments: From a cassette with no label, we were able to figure out the date of this recording based on the news items of the day. For one, former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson was released from prison this day, after serving 3 years of a 5 year term for a rape conviction. 3.25.95 happens to be a Saturday morning. Ken Gilbert is there, his happy self and qualifying listeners to win Z97’s grand prize in that quarter’s contest: a multi-CD set of the music of the British Invasi...

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