Charlie Van Dyke, CKLW The Big 8 Detroit (Winsor) | 1969

      If you have ever watched TV news, you’ve probably heard Charlie Van Dyke’s voice. He is the “voice” of many newscasts & TV stations around the country. He is also the voice of EMF’s K-Love radio network, which is […]

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Bruce Morrow, 77 WABC New York | May, 1969

Many remember Cousin Brucie from his days at CBS-FM. Certainly, he sounded fantastic there! Our older visitors will likely vividly remember Bruce Morrow as the evening personality at WABC. While WABC was nearly always nicely polished, Bruce Morrow’s night show was, well, […]

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John Mack Flanagan, 1330 KHYT Tucson | March 3, 1969

Date of Recording: March 3, 1969 Station: 1330 KHYT Tucson Featured Air Talent: John Mack Flanagan Contributor: Bob Jones Aircheck Entry: 1,410 Comments: The Big 133 K-Hits has that distinct Drake sound! Perhaps much of the station’s success had to do with […]

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Jim Conley, 105.7 WKOX-FM Framingham | January, 1969

WKOX-FM was a radio station that was way before it’s time. Originally a Classical music station, WKOX-FM was the FM side of WKOX (AM), then on 1190. In time, WKOX (AM) would move to 1200 and become “Metro West” radio, serving the […]

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Bwana Johnny, 1260 KYA San Francisco | 1969

No serious discussion of the history of San Francisco Top 40 radio would be complete without acknowledging the contributions of 5,000 watt 1260 KYA. Nobody will dispute that 610 KFRC was the reigning king of Top 40. Its powerful signal, with the […]

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Bruce Morrow, WABC New York – 1969

There’s something about Cousin Brucie. People either loved him or weren’t crazy about him. Here’s Bruce Morrow at the peak of his popularity on WABC. Notice how fast Morrow is talking. Its hard to keep up with the pace of this show. […]

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Dan Ingram, 77 WABC New York | Summer, 1969

…”Its time now for my name!!!” Big Dan Ingram is the highlight of this aircheck, recorded on a sunny, 80 degree day. Its the Summer of Love 1969, and Ingram is as irreverent and witty as ever! Listen how Dan Ingram weaves […]

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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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Gary Owens on KMPC Los Angeles | August 1, 1969 (corrected)

It’s wierd, listening to this era once again. While there is a ton of history associated with the few monster Top 40 stations of the day, such as WABC, WLS and KHJ, less is available about the more, Middle Of the Road […]

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QuickChexx: Jimmy King, 98.7 WOR-FM New York | 1969

The audio in this exhibit isn’t the greatest, but this does give the listener a unique window into the modified Bill Drake sound of RKO General’s WOR-FM. Tightly formatted and with a consistent sound throughout all dayparts, WOR-FM was the sound of […]

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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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