Dave Mickey

Dave Mickey, 1280 CHIQ Hamilton Ont | July, 1964

Date of Recording: July, 1964 Station: 1280 CHIQ Hamilton, Ontario, Canada Featured Air Talent: Dave Mickey Contributor: Russ Horton Aircheck Entry: 1,441 Date of Contribution: 8.28.2016 Everybodys swingin and havin a ball on the Dave Mickey Show! Comments: The station once located at 1280 in Hamilton, Ontario is, and has been for several decades, 820 CHAM. A station that once was a pioneering Canadian Country station. Now, just an opinion here, but this kind of Top 40 radio done in the first half of the 1960s is precisely everything that formatically was wrong. A jock who rambles on about absolutely nothing, sings with nearly every record, music broken up by long stretches of station elements… Still, the listeners LOVED it! This is perhaps the magic that listeners to the Top 40 form...

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