Humble Harve Miller, 1500 KBLA Los Angeles | December 17 1966

Humble Harve Miller arrived in Los Angeles in 1965 after some time at stations in Trenton, New Jersey. His first Los Angeles-area station was at “Super 15” KBLA Los Angeles. KBLA was arguably hipper than the typical LA station of the time […]

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Keith Fordyce, Radio Luxembourg | December 24, 1966

You’ve been listening to the Good Times and their record, “Powder Your Face With Sunshine” and it’s on Decca American Radio in the 1960s had it’s own sound. DJs who were funny, Newscasts every hour and tons of commercials. Some stations had […]

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Dan Ingram on “Channel 77” WABC New York (January 25/March 22, 1966)

Station: 770 WABC (WJZ) New York (Wikipedia) (WABC Website) (WABC Tribute Website) Format: Top 40 Branded: “The All-Americans” Ownership: The American Broadcasting Company Featured Air Personality: Dan Ingram (Wikipedia) (Dan Ingram interview with Allan Sniffen at Musicradio77.com) Contributor: Big Apple Airchecks Total […]

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John Foxx, 980 WKLM Wilmington NC | 1966

Description by new Contributor Stanley “B.”, Program Director of Jammin’ 99.9 in Wilmington, NC. Here comes the WKLM 1966 aircheck with John Foxx. This was one of ” The Great Toms Stations”. 5000 screaming daytime watts. Off at sundown. At the time […]

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Bill Wright, WIBG 990 Philadelphia | August 1, 1966

“Look out everybody, this is hot wax!!!” We begin by warning listeners: The audio quality on this recording is horrible. Despite my best efforts, the tape sounds muddy, grainy, has dropouts and a very strange echo, which I believe is caused by […]

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Composite: 79 WQXI Atlanta | September, 1966

There’s a reason why industry experts in the 1960s and early 70s chose WQXI as the southern leader in the Top 40 format, and much of it is on exhibit here. If you can get by the scratchy sound of this recording, […]

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Legacy of KFRC: The Top 40 Years – 1966-1986

Contributor Ron Hummel sent in a wonderful documentary narrated by the great Bobby Ocean which chronicles the Big 610 from its humble beginnings out of the sleepy Don Lee era through the final days as a Top 40 station. While the original […]

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QuickChexx: Mike Phillips, 610 KFRC San Francisco | May, 1966

…”Yes, Virginia, there IS a Percy Sledge…” Mike Phillips makes his way through a Tuesday morning on the original Top 40 610 AM, where it’s always KFRC “Parade of Hits Time” when it’s not Para Camaro, or some other sponsor-time! Listen closely […]

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Larry Lujack, KJR Seattle | 1966

From a CD donated to us back in our first year online, here’s the late Larry Lujack from before the Windy City ever knew him. This is a very energetic “Uncle Lar”, full of energy and one liners. No wonder WLS was […]

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Composite: KJR Seattle “Channel 95” | 1966-1970

Much of this is original material donated in the Summer of 2002, in our first year on the web. Contributor Rhett Walker was there, and he remembers the fun at KJR fondly. A couple of segments in this have been available elsewhere […]

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QuickCheck: A Sample of L.A. Rock History – 106.7 KPPC Pasadena | June 3, 1966

In researching this scratchy old tape that was obviously recorded from a pressed RECORD made from a recording of KPPC on 6/3/66, I discovered the rich history of 106.7 goes back to 1962 when the Pasadena Presbyterian Church (from which the call […]

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