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Roger Ashby Final Sign Off, 104.5 CHUM-FM Toronto | December 5 2018

  After 50 years on the radio in Toronto, Roger Ashby has one one of the most recognizable voices in town. Roger spent those 50 years  at CHUM AM & FM. For 17 years, from 1968 to 1985, Roger cranked out the hits […]

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Don Daynard, Erin Davis and Mike Marshall, 98,1 CHFI Toronto | October 16, 1996

Next set we’ll play “Stump the Chump”… Become an Airchexx Supporter! Courtesy of Contributor Russ Horton ( This is a decent quality recording, albeit in monaural. The first three-quarters or so is the Don Daynard and Erin Davis morning show. Paul Cook […]

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The “Spaceman”, CHOG AM 640 – “The Beat of Toronto” | September 1, 1995

Curator’s Notes: Not only was CHOG the final CHR in the Toronto market, it was just over one month away from changing formats from CHR to News Talk. Not surprisingly, being on the AM band did nothing to help AM 640 in […]

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The End of an Era: The CFTR Story, Part 1 | June 4, 1993

For more than two decades, CFTR had been known for being one of TWO contemporary hit music stations in Toronto. The other was the legendary 1050 CHUM. CHUM moved away from Top 40 in 1986 in favor of an Adult Contemporary format, […]

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Humble & Fred 102.1 CFNY Toronto | March 21, 1991

Recording Date: 03.21.1991 Station: 102.1 CFNY (Brampton) Toronto, Ontario Format: Modern Rock Branding: “FM 102” Featured Air Personalities: “Humble” Howard Glassman, Fred Patterson (Wikipedia) (Website) Owner (At time of recording): Maclean Hunter (Present) Corus Entertainment Contributor: Russ Horton Total Time: 35:54 (Telescoped) […]

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Gerry Forbes (and friends), 1050 CHUM Toronto | October 19, 1988

Date of Recoding: 10.19.1988 Station: 1050 CHUM Toronto Format: Gold Based Adult Contemporary Branded: “Ten-Fifty Chum” Featured Air Personality: Gerry Forbes, others Contributor: Russ Horton (original recording) Total Time: 27:15 (Telescoped – Two Stop Sets intact, Includes two newscasts) Airchexx Entry: 1,557 […]

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“Psychedelic Sunday”, 107.1 CILQ Toronto | February 2, 1986

Date of Recording: 02.02.1986 / 1145am to 12:30pm Station: 107.1 CILQ Toronto, Ontario, Canada Format: Album Rock Featured Air Personalities: Derringer, Andy Frost Contributor: Russ Horton Airchexx Entry: 1,464 …We’ll be taking 107 phone calls at that point Comments: This high-quality cassette […]

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Ted & Geets, 102.1 CFNY South Brampton/Toronto | December 12, 1985

Date of Recording: 12.12.1985 Station: 102.1 CFNY Toronto, Ontario, Canada Format: Free-Form Album Rock Featured Air Personalities: Ted Woloshyn, Geets Romo Contributor: Russ Horton Airchexx Entry: 1,463 “…this should make your morning much more pleasant…” Comments: Contributor Russ Horton writes: Ted Woloshyn […]

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Dan Williamson, 680 CFTR Toronto | July 28, 1978

Date of Recording: 07.28.1978 Station: 680 CFTR Toronto, Ontario, Canada Featured Air Talent: Dan Williamson Contributor: Russ Horton Aircheck Entry: 1,440 Date of Contribution: 08.28.2016 12:03, time to shake that thing!… Comments: Courtesy of our biggest Canadian Contributor, Russ Horton, AKA Big […]

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