Brian Bannon

Brian Bannon, 92.1 WLNG Sag Harbor – Part 1 | August 24, 2018

Steve West and if I’m gonna be airchecked… Lemme dig this one out of the library. Mark Denning – Top forty, News Weather and Sports on your Airchexx! Curator’s Notes: WLNG prides itself in being the first Oldies station in the nation, and it appears that it may end up being the LAST oldies station of its kind as well, if trends continue. Listen for all the great 1960s era Top 40 formatics, PAMS jingles, reverb – essentially everything left the way Paul Sidney started it. The music is certainly a nostalgic attraction on a station that really, out on the end of Long Island with the loyal local businesses and community all listening in, could NOT change formats and survive. You’ll notice the enormous number of spots that run in between every song, and every...

“The Radio BBQ”, WRMI International, Lake Okeechobee FL | September 09, 2017

Date of Recording: 09.09.2017 Station: 7.78 Mhz WRMI International (Shortwave), 94.1 and 107.1 FM local and Paul DiMarco’s “Totally 70’s Radio Network“ Format: Assorted Brokered Time / Oldies Featured Air Talent: Various Date of Posting: 09/12/2017 Total Time: 1:24:28 (Original unscoped recording runs 3 Hours) Telescoped Airchexx Entry: 1,509 Curator’s Notes: We’ve Been HACKED! What follows is three hours of on air lunacy, brought to you by the original inventors of radio lunacy! Here is an WORLD EXCLUSIVE! Seriously, you put nearly 30 of Eastern America’s finest radio personalities (all but ONE is now out of radio, if that tells you anything) in one place, and then give them a microphone, I guarantee they put every other radio station...

Brian “The Cannon” Bannon, 92.1 WLNG Sag Harbor | July 7, 2017

Date of Recording: 07.07.2017 Station: 92.1 WLNG Sag Harbor, New York, USA Format: Oldies Featured Air Personality: Brian Bannon Contributor: Scott Fybush Airchexx Entry: 1,496 Comments: It’s quite rare when we at Airchexx feature a current aircheck, but this time we made an exception. The occasion for this recording is a visit to the station by broadcaster and radio historian Scott Fybush, and a small entourage of enthusiasts who write about radio. As Fybush recently wrote on social media, “There’s only ONE WLNG”. Indeed, while there are a few remaining radio stations still playing music from the 1950s and early 1960s, there is none other which has maintained the same format, the same on-air presentation and music since it’s sign on in 1965. WLNG is a throwba...

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