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Jim Elliot & Scott Woodside, WPGC AM & FM Morningside MD (Washington) | January, 1980

“Love playin’ all that music for ya Curator’s Notes: Recorded the day *after* primary election day, the big story of the day is the results of that election. Do you realize that back on this particular day, news outlets were reporting that […]

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The WPGC Files – Part 2. Dan Mason, December 23, 1978

Station: 95.5 WPGC Morningside Md (Washington DC) //1580 WPGC Washington (Wikipedia) (WPGC Tribute Site) Format: Top 40 Branded: “Music Radio” Featured Air Personality: Dan Mason Contributor: Big Apple Airchecks Total Time: 5:27 Aircheck #1,590   WPGC FM and AM Morningside. Hello! Just […]

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Composite: WPGC FM & AM Morningside MD (Washington) | May, 1979

Here’s one sure to give you goosebumps! If ever there was a Top 40 station recording that epitomized the best of the AM top 40 era, it is THIS! Here’s a composite featuring all the elements that made radio great. It starts […]

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QuickChexx – Don Geronimo (First Show), WPGC AM & FM Morningside | Fall, 1979

Date of Recording (Approximately): Fall, 1979 Contributor(s):Lee Chambers (WPGC Tribute Site); Matt Seinberg (Big Apple Airchecks) Station(s): WPGC (AM) 1580 / WPGC-FM 95.5 Morningside, Maryland Format: Top 40 Featured Jock:Don Geronimo Aircheck Entry: #1,837 Comments: The file name reads “Don Geronimo’s First […]

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QuickChexx: Waylon Richards, 95.5 WPGC-FM Morningside | February, 1979

Date of Recording (Approximately): February, 1979 Station: WPGC-FM 95.5 Morningside, Maryland Format: Top 40 Featured Jock: Waylon Richards Aircheck Entry: #1,836 Comments: Here is a very short recording of WPGC as heard during the night show when the AM was off the […]

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Steve Michaels; Dan Mason, WPGC FM/AM Morningside MD | November 1978 and December 23, 1978

Date(s) of Recording: November, 1978 & December 23, 1978 Station(s): 1580 WPGC & 95.5 WPGC-FM City of License: Morningside MD, serving Metro Washington DC Format: Top 40 Featured Jock(s): Steve Michaels, Dan Mason Contributor(s): Big Apple Airchecks Lee Chambers Aircheck Entry: 1,383 […]

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Don Geronimo on WPGC Washington DC | 1980

WPGC today is an Urban station, but back in 1980 it was a very hot top 40 station… and on FM no less! Here, Don Geronimo sounds great, after a stint in New York on 99X. He would later end up at […]

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Washington DC CHR Wars: WAVA, WRQX & WPGC | May 1990

Back to the incredibly fabulous and huge Robyn Watts collection for this OUTSTANDING 30 minute composite comparing morning shows in the DC area! This starts out with Don & Mike’s morning show on WAVA and moves on to Q-107 and WPGC-FM, then […]

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John Dowling, WPGC AM/FM Morningside (Washington DC) | Sunday, May 27, 1984

Here’s a very different sounding 95 WPGC than the others you’ve heard on this site. By 1984, WPGC, an AM/FM simulcast operation, had completed the transition from Top 40 to Adult Contemporary, and the usual elements you’d find on AC radio are […]

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Bob Raleigh Jr., 1580 WPGC Morningside MD | Undated

Here’s two minutes of Bob Raleigh Jr. on WPGC. There are just two quick breaks here, and we really don’t get a feel for the real tempo of the station since this is an ‘oldies’ segment done at 11AM daily. I can’t […]

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“Tiger” Bob Raleigh, 1580 WPGC Morningside (MD) | August 30, 1966

Courtesy of Contributor Frank Davis, here’s a rare recording of Tiger Bob Raleigh during the ‘Good Guys Radio’ era at WPGC. This station was an AM / FM simulcast even in the ’60s, and there’s even a promo about two thirds of […]

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