Jim White / Tommy Kramer on KNUS 99 Dallas | 1972

This went up a very long time ago… 2005, to be exact. But short as the description is, the aircheck itself is timeless. K-News 99, the CHR/Album Rock hybrid owned by McLendon was an accidental success. Today, this station is the legendary 98.7 K-LUV

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The Thomas Whetston Collection: Tom Campbell on AFRTS Stateside #1 | 1972

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. I think this is from 1972. This […]

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Bill Todd as Cat Simon, 93 KHJ Los Angeles | July, 1972

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 a night, folks!” Well then! Courtesy of […]

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Composite: 77 WABC New York | 1972

  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 air at MusicRadio 77 starting with Harry […]

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Barry Kay, 93/KHJ Los Angeles | 1972

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, as he weaves in and out of […]

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Jay Johnson, WVON Chicago | 1972

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 know all the stations he worked at […]

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Peter Ross, 102.9 WDRC-FM Hartford | February, 1972

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 Robinson, who was HUGE on WDRC, voicing […]

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The Jennings and Martin Program; 1090 KAAY Little Rock | October 13, 1972

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, with its 50,000 watt signal covering nearly […]

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Ed Williams, WCBS-FM New York | July 10, 1972

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 10pm newscast, we’d have guessed this aircheck […]

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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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