Charlie Greer was one of WABC’s “All-Americans”. Branded “Channel 77”, this was the era when WABC became the dominant Top 40 station, and became legendary with its connection to The Beatles!
Bumper Morgan is the first voice you hear on this hour-long scope, then Bobby Rich starts off this particular show, in his words, “broadcasting from a brand new studio that’s never been used before”.
After 50 years on the radio in Toronto, Roger Ashby has one one of the most recognizable voices in town. Roger spent those 50 years at CHUM AM & FM. For 17 years, from 1968[…]
Roger Ashby visited a radio station when he was 10, and was so impressed & amazed, that he decided to become a radio personality, and has never looked back. That visit paid off for him[…]
This is not exactly a classic aircheck, but it does feature a classic jock! Ken Merson, the “Merson Person” is a legendary radio personality in Maryland. Ken has spent time on air at many[…]
First, a little history. Before the birth of what’s known today as WOGL, 98.1 was home to a heritage set of call letters and a trademarked hot Top 40 format which graced a dozen or[…]
From the mid 1960’s, to the mid 1970s, Famous 56 WFIL was on fire in Philadelphia. The station was played everywhere. The WFIL Boss Jocks seemed bigger than life! It seemed like they were[…]
In 1981, you can feel the winds of change blowing at WABC. The music had moved from Top 40, to more of an Adult Contemporary direction. Information was becoming more important, and you could[…]
John Zacherle began his broadcast career as an actor at local WCAU-TV in Philadelphia, where he was hired as the host of the classic horror film show “Shock Theater.” He appeared as a horror host[…]
In March 1979, Steve Dahl was hired to do the morning show at WLUP FM 98, where he met overnight DJ Garry Meier. The two began to crosstalk on air during the transition from[…]
Gary Shepherd was a staple on Philly R&B radio, from the 1960s, covering the Philadelphia riots after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., through 2007. He was usually on air hosting[…]
This is an exceptionally powerful, all-new production done in remembrance. We must never forget, and our young people who don’t remember this must be taught just what it was we endured, so that we come together as brothers and sisters, and not tear ourselves apart. You’ll need a handkerchief for this. You’ve been warned.