Sgt. Pepper 20th Anniversary Radio Special, KZOK Seattle | May 31, 1987

Classic Rock 102.5 KZOK Seattle aired this Rock Radio special on the 20th Anniversary of the release of The Beatles’ Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band album. There were many of these kinds of specials produced for AOR and Classic Rock stations […]

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Joe Martelle, Rock & Roll Reunion, 98.5 WROR Boston Pt. 2 | March 17, 1985

Posting out of order, here’s part two of a two part aircheck of Joe Martelle’s “Saturday Night at the Oldies”, which ran for many years on the old 98.5 WROR. This event was actually an all-weekend affair, with former RKO jocks and […]

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Sample: 103.3 KCRS “Kiss-FM”, Midland/Odessa TX | January 27, 2002

Recorded the same day as an aircheck of 100.7 KHYS, another Clear Channel “Kiss-FM” branded CHR from Abilene, TX, we stay in the Lone Star State for this, slightly longer ‘check of KCRS. The difference between these two stations primarilly is that […]

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100.7 KHYS “Kiss-FM” Abilene TX | January 27, 2002

Apparently recorded in the wee hours of a Sunday morning, Kiss-FM is jockless for the first few minutes of this scope. The final breaks feature Kid Kelly’s syndicated “Backtracks USA” 80s flashback show. KHYS here is typical of Clear Channel Communications’ Kiss-branded […]

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Dan Ingram, MusicRadio 77 WABC New York | April 10, 1979

From Contributor Frank Davis comes this unique ‘almost disco’ recording of MusicRadio 77 from April 10, 1979. Legend has it that WABC went Disco for one week. Well, first off, we’re not entirely sure of which week in ’79 that was, or […]

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Robert Craig Savage, 1460 WAXC Rochester | 1972

Courtesy of Contributor Steve Bleecker… Robert Craig Savage has to be the quintessential AM Top 40 jock. He personifies everything that was Top 40 Radio in the early to mid 1970s. While his personality approach to the format on WAXC might be […]

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Jay Coffey, “Top of Pops Weekend”; KRTH K-Earth 101 Los Angeles | November 8, 1986

From the radio station that used the same jingle for over 30 years! Here’s a very capable Jay Coffey cruising through the year 1964 as K-Earth presents a “Top of Pops” Weekend! This is Oldies radio, really at the beginnings of it’s […]

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Jim Collins, The “Time Machine”; 66 WNBC New York | September 5, 1987 8:50-10:20 AM

Our first aircheck from new contributor Frank Davis just happens to be the first tape I pulled from the top of the box – Frank sent hundreds of tapes, and we’ll be pulling from this collection for years to come. Join us […]

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Big George Repco, Radio 80 WLAD Danbury | 1995

Recorded in 1995, just before Telcom ’96 all but destroyed local radio, here’s a very unique recording taken right off the original skimmer tape. Contributor Paul DiMarco told me that he was training on sister station 98Q, when George Repco walked by. […]

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Steve Novack, 101.3 WSSV Saratoga NY | April 1992

Description by Contributor Steve Bleecker: I was often “tapped” to do fill-ins for our On-air Promotions Dir., Rob Connelly , as he was So Very busy doing race track related Remote Broadcasts…in a Huge effort to help the station “stay afloat” ! […]

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Composite, WAXC Rochester | 1972

Our good friend Steve Bleecker does it again! Here’s an amazingly good sounding sales demo tape put together sometime in the mid-1970s by a production whiz. That this survived all these years in this good a condition is amazing in and of […]

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Carrie Ashton & Chris Robin, 95.1 WRKI ‘I-95’ Brookfield CT | 2006

Courtesy of longtime Contributor Alan Fletcher, here’s an aircheck digitally encoded from the master studio reel. Yes, REEL. Rare as it is in this modern digital age, some people still use this very reliable form of recording. So, this is a very […]

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