Howard Hoffman on 106 KMEL San Francisco | Early 90’s

While the date is unknown, I’m gonna chance a guess here at sometime around 1990 or so. One of our listeners will know for sure. Here’s Howard Hoffman. Known as a pretty wacky personality on the east coast (look for him here […]

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San Francisco CHR: Morning Drive on 106 KMEL and KXXX X-100 | September 1989

Here is a unique, narrated look at late 80s morning drive in San Francisco. Two great FM stations are featured here, courtesy of Robyn Watts and Hecht Enterprises, an apparent aircheck service at the time. This starts with the “Morning Zoo” on […]

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Bill Lee, Renel, Lisa St. Regis; First Day of the “New Jack Zoo – 106.1 KMEL San Francisco

One-time Rocker turned CHR, then Hip Hop & R&B station KMEL began embracing what was known in the early 90s as “New Jack Swing” – a fusion genre of Hip Hop and mix/samples which really has become more mainstream over the years […]

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