3 thoughts on “Composite: New York City Morning Drive | December 21-27, 1974


  1. Very enjoyable airchecks. A couple of thoughts. First, don’t overlook WNJR Newark, a station with a long history of playing R & B. Legindary personalities Danny Styles and Bobby Jay spent some time there. Also, the WXLO midd-day host heard here was Dave Thomson, who normally held down the afternoon drive shift. Lee Douglas had not yet arrived. I believe the voice on the “Top 99” promo was Jay Stone. And while I can’t be certain, I think these airchecks were recorded on Saturday December 28th. And wow! All the liberties Imus was allowed to take.


  2. I KNOW WABC ALWAYS CLOBBERED WNBC IN THE OVERALL RATINGS BUT DID IMUS MAKE THE AM DRIVE A RACE AT LEAST? DOES ANYONE KNOW?


  3. 99X …Excellence in Broadcasting…DAVE THOMPSON…He was G R E A T in Afternoon Drive ! Perfect blend of Energy & “Word Picture” style !

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.