Ken Knox on 1190 KLIF Dallas | January 4, 1961

Courtesy of George, a trader who provided this via our sister site Radioinsight.com, here is a PERFECT recording of Ken Lock on KLIF, back in the very early days of Top 40 radio! KLIF, of course, was the Gordon McLendon station in […]

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Murray The K, 1010 WINS New York | March 17, 1961

Here’s something given to us a few years ago by Contributor Ray Bozzanca, recorded onto one of his reels. The audio quality is not that good but the historical value certainly IS! Listen for old Dodge car commercials, pimple cream commercials… lots […]

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Dan Ingram, 77 WABC New York | July 16, 1961

It’s the SWINGIN’ sound of 77 Radio in New York! From the earliest days of WABC’s Top 40 format and one of Dan Ingram’s first broadcasts, here’s the beginning’s of what would become one of the most popular Top 40 stations in […]

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Johnny Barrett on WKBW 1520 Buffalo | July 24, 1961

We don’t do it often, but the audio quality is so good on this that we have to take you back to 1961. KB really WAS the biggest thing to ever happen to Buffalo! This aircheck proves why WKBW took off from […]

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The Jerry Williams Show. 1510 WMEX | April 11, 1961

The man known as “The Dean of Talk Radio” was captured on this rare recording made all the way back in 1961. The late Jerry Williams, probably the earliest controvercial talk show host in American radio, spent several years at what would […]

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Bob Mitchell, 1260 KYA San Francisco | April, 1961

Knowing next to nothing about this recording, I have to defer to someone who might have been around in 1961 to have heard it. This is Top 40 pioneer KYA. Doing the format several years before RKO decided to take KFRC in […]

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