Art Vuolo on 102.9 WOIA Ann Arbor | May, 1967

Art Vuolo is a radio historian. Vuolo has been producing VIDEO airchecks of most of the great Top 40 stations in existence since around 1978. Before that, Vuolo was a JOCK!

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Gary Pallent; Jefferson K., 580 KIKX Tucson | June 19, 1967

“…Sound of Music Machine, Great 58 heavyweight!” One has to ask the question. Was it the processing, or did every Kicks 58 jock have deep voices? The three people heard on this aircheck sound like they are in the cellar! The audio […]

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Dale Dorman; Steve Lundy, 610 KFRC San Francisco | December 24, 1967

This is our own custom scope from a recording provided by Matt @ BigAppleAirchecks. The whole thing runs just over four minutes out of 20 before I took out the music. Dale Dorman went from KFRC to Boston’s WRKO where he’d do […]

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Northeast Composite, 1967

  Airchexx.com pays all fees associated with storage for more than 1,600 airchecks, streaming the Airchexx Live online radio station and hosting both associated websites. Won’t you consider a gift donation to help us defray our costs? Our income is still less […]

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Bud Ballou, WKBW 1520 Buffalo | 1967

Another Frank Davis presentation… Bud Ballou would become legendary in Boston, at 1510 WMEX, then Fairbanks Communication’s WVBF in suburban Framingham. But before his stint at 105.7, Ballou was heard all up and down the Eastern Seaboard on >WKBW AM 1520 Buffalo. […]

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Bob Todd, The Big 8 CKLW Windsor (Detroit) | 1967

Bob Todd on “The Big 8” – RKO General’s monster Canadian radio station! It’s been said that Bill Drake’s ‘More Music” format arrived at CKLW in 1966. Here’s the Big 8 in all it’s Drake goodness with the formatics intact. Listen to […]

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Ron Brittain; Barney Pipp, WCFL Chicago | October, 1967

When Contributor Frank Davis wrote to say he was sending a box of original tapes, we really had no idea of the quality of the recordings. Most, says Davis, were taken right from the source reels, or recorded directly onto cassette. This […]

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Dan Ingram, 77 WABC New York | July 22, 1967

Sure, this is a post update, but there’s really nothing better than hearing MusicRadio 77 from its best-loved era, with it’s best-loved jock! This begins at the tail end of WABC News, then its right back into a fast-paced format full of […]

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Jack Spector, 570 WMCA New York | 1967

Recording Date: 1967 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 570 WMCA New York Format: Top 40 Featured Air Personality: Jack Spector Contributor: Paul Ford Original Comments: Curiously, we’ve never featured anything by Jack Spector before. Now, courtesy of contributor Paul Ford, we take a […]

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Al Gates, Morning Drive, WRKO AM/FM Boston | June 19, 1967

Al Gates is featured in this excellent copy of then-new Bill Drake WRKO. Interesting items on this recording are reverb, which sounds fantastic and not overdone and a simulcast with its FM sister station on 98.5. Historic mentions (Bostonians will especially remember) […]

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Jackson Armstrong, 1050 CHUM Toronto | 1967

Perhaps it was the PAMS signature jingles, the incredible music, the enormous audience or just the mystique surrounding this radio station. But for a time in the 1960s and 70s, no other station in Toronto touched its listeners the way 1050 CHUM […]

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