Airchexx Presents: WLS Big 89 Rewind 2007A – Larry Lujack & Tommy Edwards

All files associated with the Big 89 Rewind were donated by former Mgr Kipper McGee, whose idea it was to do a reunion of the old 1970s airstaff in the first place! As Kipper and I exchanged emails regarding this event, he […]

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John Records Landecker Retires; Final Show, 94.7 WLS-FM Chicago | July 31, 2015

Date of Recording: 07.31.2015 Station: 94.7 WLS-FM Chicago (WENR-FM/WDAI/WRCK/WYTZ/WKXK/WXCD/WZZN) Format: Classic Hits Branding: “94-7 W-L-S, Chicago’s Classic Hits” Featured Air Personality: John Records Landecker (WOIA/WILS/WIBG/WLS/CFTR/WLUP/WAGO/WPHR/WJMK/WZZN/WLS-FM) (Wikipedia) Total Time: 1:04:02 (Telescoped) Airchexx Entry: 1,539 To hear more from WLS and John Records Landecker, […]

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Chris Shebel, “Big 89 Rewind” Part 3, 890 WLS Chicago | May 27, 2007

Chris Shebel hosts the 2007 Big 89 Rewind from 12 noon – 3 pm. Its obvious that these guys were all having a wonderful time! There were a lot of laughs, phone calls, some Rock & Roll and a few funny bits. […]

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Joel Sebastian, Final Show, 890 WLS Chicago | February 26, 1972

Date of Recording: 02.26.1972 Station: 890 WLS Chicago, Illinois, USA Format: Top 40 Station Slogan: “The Rock of Chicago” Featured Air Personality: Joel Sebastian (WXYZ/WLS/WCFL) Contributor: Jim Hampton Total Time: 31:14 Airchexx Entry: 1,518 …You’re not gonna hustle chicks here! Curator’s Notes: […]

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Scott Childers Presents: The ORIGINAL WLS Music Montage

Submitted for inclusion into the Airchexx Archives is an original piece from wlshistory.com website curator Scott Childers is this ORIGINAL recording. The backstory of how this happened to be on airchexx.com is that several years ago, Contributor Allen Beebe sent in a […]

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Ron Riley, 89 WLS Chicago | October 11, 1968

Date of Recording: 10.11.1968 Station: 890 WLS Chicago, Illinois, USA Format: Top 40 Featured Air Personality: Ronald Riley (WLS/WBKB (TV), others) Contributor: Jim Hampton Airchexx Entry: 1,487 …10:31 LS most music time Ron Riley feelin outta sight baby! How ’bout YOU?! Comments: […]

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QuickCheck: John “Records” Landecker, WLS Chicago | August, 1975

Date of Recording: 08.xx.1975 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 890 WLS Chicago Illinois, USA Featured Air Personality: John Records Landecker (WILS, WIBG, WLS, CFTR, WLUP, WAGO, WPHR, WJMK, WZZN, WLS-FM) Airchexx Entry: 644 (Repost at 1,453) “If anyone asks you what station YOU […]

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The WLS Big 89 Montage – 1960-1979

As December 2015 drew to a close, ideas were flying around as to what ‘new’ programming I could come up with for my own internet radio show. The first, most logical choice, was a take on the memory of what WLS Chicago […]

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Brush Creek Follies, KMBC 980 Kansas City | March 1941

  If you’ve watched Ken Burns’ series, Country Music, you may have seen the episode where it featured live Country Western live performance shows going on at many radio stations around the country. Some of these shows, from the 1930s & 40s, […]

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John Records Landecker Promos, 94.7 WLS-FM Chicago | 2012

In the queue for a couple of years for posting is this couple of promos for John Records Landecker, who recently retired from WLS and radio, in general. According to Contributor Mark Shayler, these promos aired during the start of Landecker’s last […]

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Bill Bailey, 97 WWDJ Hackensack NJ | 1972

Date of Recording: 1972 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 970 WWDJ Hackensack NJ Format: Top 40 Slogan: 97/DJ Featured Air Personality: Bill Bailey (WWDJ/WLS/WGVU/others) Contributor: Sandy Bailey Post Date: 12.17.2017 Total Time: 3:39 Airchexx Entry: 1,535 Bill Bailey playing the songs by request… […]

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Johnny Apollo, 1590 WWUN Jackson MS | 1968

Recording Date: 1968 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 1590 WWUN (WHYT/WZRX) Jackson, MS (defunct) Format: Top 40 Branded: “W-One!” Featured Air Personality: Johnny Apollo (Gary Burbank) (WAKY/CKLW/WLW) Contributor: Rob Grayson (WHBQ/WKTQ/WMQM/WJDX/WMPS/WMC/WMC-FM/WKNO-FM/WKNO-TV) Aircheck #1,582     I tell ya, they all over the place […]

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