92.9 Atlanta WZGC Z93

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Contributor Jay Sawyer sent this in without comment. From sometime in the 1980s, the old “Z93” CHR station is sampled from the weekend airing of American Top 40 with Kasey Kasem. The voice, we assume, is that of the contributor, doing the Top Hour IDs and the two weather breaks. And that’s all you hear from this less-than-two-minute sample from an era long gone.

92.9 Atlanta WZGC Z93

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Steve West is a 39 year veteran of broadcasting. His air work as a Jock and News Anchor includes six radio markets and over two-dozen radio stations. Steve currently works on-air for the Super Radio USA media group out of Minnesota. Steve is the founder of the Airchexx Media Group and manages Airchexx.com and Airchexx Live - the official station of Airchexx.

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Karl Phillips
February 24, 2016 at 9:42 am


I should recognize who this is but I don’t. Sorry.

Karl



Jay Sawyer
February 24, 2016 at 11:54 am


This was in late 1986 or early 1987. I was a weekender and had some production duties. I was just a bit too late to work with John Young as PD. I worked under Bob Case as P.D. and in 1988 the station moved from the C&S building downtown to Johnson Ferry Rd North of town. By this time I had moved on.



Karl Phillips
February 25, 2016 at 12:03 pm


This was a great station. I know John Young as I am a voting member of the Georgia Radio Hall of Fame. I lived in Nashville when John started radio as a teenager on WMAK. Same great voice then as now. I listened to Z93 in the early 70’s when Lee Sommers, Joe Gale (News), Jefferson Stone, Michael Lee Scott, Shotgun Jerry Cook, Bill Wade and Charles Henry were there. And the Top of The Hour ID’s were done by the late Gary Gears. It was a hot, smoking station back then.

Karl



Karl Phillips
February 25, 2016 at 12:05 pm


Oh – Thanks for the short check Jay Got more ?



Tommy Goodwin
March 10, 2017 at 11:19 am


Z93 was kicking ass when I worked there. A smoking hot sound! I did afternoon drive as “Shotgun” Jerry Cook. Super tight format and a lot of fun! Tommy Goodwin.



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