Robert W Morgan FINAL SHOW, 93 KHJ Los Angeles | October 22 1970

Robert W. Morgan was a legendary broadcaster, who was an early-morning fixture on Southern California drive-time radio for more than three decades. Morgan was known to a generation of Southern Californians as the original morning man on trend-setting “Boss Radio”  93KHJ, beginning […]

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Gladys “Gee Gee” Hill, 1430 KCOH Houston | 1970

    1430 KCOH Houston, proudly described itself as Texas’s first black radio station. It was the first black owned radio station in Texas, third in the nation. The station has been broadcasting it’s Soul, Gospel, Talk, Zydeco, & Blues format since […]

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Bob Lewis, 95.5 WABC-FM New York | January 10, 1970

Bob “Bobaloo” Lewis was best known as one of the “All Americans” on 77 WABC (AM). Lesser known was the fact that he was also heard on the FM side. WABC-FM 95 1/2 was a Progressive Rock station. The format was called […]

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J.J. Jeffrey, “Famous 56” WFIL Philadelphia | May, 1970

Date of Recording: May, 1970 (Exact date unknown) Station: 560 WFIL Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Featured Air Talent: J.J. Jeffrey Aircheck Entry: 1,428 Comments: …It’s a MILLION DOLLAR WEEKEND, but when you’re with me, you get it with interest! WFIL shared similarities with New […]

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Joe Cunningham, WHLO Akron | May 30, 1970

Someone commented on another exhibit that it was so nice back in the old days of AM music stations to be able to travel from one city to another and be able to tune into local and regional, live stations, staffed by […]

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Dave Diamond, 610 KFRC San Francisco | 1970

A KFRC original tape is featured this time around. The tape is worn, with a lot of white noise that even with noise reduction tools, I couldn’t remove too much without this sounding like it being played under water. Still, cleaned up […]

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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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Larry Lujack in the Morning, 89 WLS Chicago | September, 1970 Reloaded

We re-post this today on the occasion of Larry Lujack’s passing on December 18, 2013 after a lengthy battle with cancer. You can read his obituary from the Chicago Tribune online Newspaper HERE, or the ABC 7 story HERE Perhaps one 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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Wolfman Jack, 1090 XERB Rosarito Beach, Baja California, Mexico | April 12, 1970

Contributor Steven Green had this transferred from one of his reels – prized posession, we suspect :). This is an original recording of Wolfman Jack, made in the Spring of 1970. Authentic AM static, Southern California commercials and XERB jingles are all […]

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Chuck Wilder, 1600 KWOW Pomona | 1970

Rodney Manning Frye is the real name behind the genius of Chuck Wilder. A personality who has remained steady throughout the years, Wilder today can be heard on CRN Digital Talk Radio. A quick check of what happened to KWOW reveals that […]

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Rosko (Bill Mercer): A “Trip” Into Progressive Rock – 102.7 WNEW-FM New York | December 16, 1970

What does one do with a tape which has no liner notes, few markings and one typewritten label which says ‘Rosko WNEW-FM 12/16/70’? Well, if you’re me, you post it on Airchexx.com. Trouble is, while this absolutely is Rosko (Bill Mercer), there’s […]

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