Here’s an amazing composite of the lineup on WRKO Boston. The year was 1972 and some of the music in rotation that year was truly great!
The beginnings of someone the world would come to know as the Greaseman.
In the first of what our Contributor says will be hundreds of recordings of Armed Forces Radio – some from LP, some from tape, here’s one that took a bit of time to nail down.[…]
Bill Todd, AKA Cat Simon was having every jock’s worst nightmare. Songs stopped in mid-play. Carts misfired. Not once, not twice but several times. One can almost feel his frustration as he says, “I’m having[…]
First appearing on this website in 2010, it’s time for a flashback. Audio has been gently re-mastered. The contributor for this is Paul Ford. This is this brief composite of a day on the[…]
The Johnny Mann Singers are still playing in between the records on 93/KHJ. This is 1972 and while Drake is on his way out, the Boss Sound is still present. Listen now to Barry Kay,[…]
Date of Recording: 1972 (Exact date unknown) Contributor: Leo Knott Station: 1450 WVON Berwyn, Illinois (Chicago) Featured Air Talent: Jay Johnson Comments: Contributor Leo Knot writes: “One of my favorite jocks of all-time. I don’t[…]
This begins at the tail end of a newscast, the announcer doesn’t give his name. Then its right into music on the Peter Ross show! Here are the things to notice on this aircheck: Dick[…]
Courtesy of BigAppleAirchecks.com, we travel back to 1972 to listen to what morning drive sounded like on the Mighty 1090! KAAY is something of a legend among radio listeners in the Southwest part of America,[…]
Courtesy of Contributor Henry Nelson (WHRK, WMC-FM), here’s one of the earliest incarnations that we can find of Oldies 101 WCBS-FM! Were it not for Bill Gilliam giving the date at the start of the[…]
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[…]
Our first aircheck of WKLO comes by way of Contributor Robyn Watts. Tom Prestigiacomo once said that WKLO was the main competition from his station in the late 70s, WAKY. From an earlier time now,[…]