Mason Lee Dixon, 13 WAVZ New Haven | July, 1973

Mason Lee Dixon was a star in Louisville, KY – at 79 WAKY, from 1969 to 1972 prior to arriving in New Haven. He’d return there in the late 70s. In the Summer of ’73, WAVZ was red hot… this was John […]

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Composite: 1300 WAVZ New Haven | July 3, 1973

airchexx.com From Contributor Andy Bologovsky, bits of promos and live shows from 7/3/73. The Gas crisis is on and ‘The New Waves’ provides tips on how to save energy. We hear actual airchecks from Mason Lee Dixon and John Long. Listen for […]

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Charlie Fox, 68 WRKO Boston | 1973

Charlie Fox is immortalized in this 1973 clip of the Big 68 WRKO. Man, some things never change. The phone number, for instance. 931-1668. Be caller number one. ONE! Get your request on WRKO! It’s a sunny day out there and Charlie […]

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Bud Ballou, 105.7 WVBF Framingham (Boston) | June, 1973

Bud Ballou was a memorable radio air personality to many in Boston, and also in Syracuse, where he worked for a long time before going to Boston. While we could go down the list of radio stations he was at, this aircheck […]

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Bud Ballou, 105.7 WVBF Framingham (Boston) | May 19, 1973

I’m starting a rumor too… except, my rumors come out true! This is a stunningly fresh aircheck of the late, great Bud Ballou on the old “Stereo 105”. Actually, in 1973, WVBF was officially known as “Electronic Mama”. Some of Boston’s best […]

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Ron O’Brien, WCFL Chicago, Part 2 | 1973

Recording Date: 1973 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 1000 WCFL (WLUP) (WMVP) Chicago (Wikipedia) (WMVP Website) Branded: “The Voice of Labor” Ownership: Chicago Federation of Labor (CFL Union) (Website) Featured Air Personality: Ron O’Brien (Richard Wallis 10.24.1951 – 04.27.2008) (KBAB/WCFL/WXLO/WRKO/WNBC/KIIS-FM/WPGC/WYXR/WOGL (Wikipedia) Contributor: David […]

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Ron O’Brien, WCFL Chicago, Part 1 | 1973

Recording Date: 1973 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 1000 WCFL (WLUP) (WMVP) Chicago (Wikipedia) (WMVP Website) Branded: “The Voice of Labor” Ownership: Chicago Federation of Labor (CFL Union) (Website) Featured Air Personality: Ron O’Brien (Richard Wallis 10.24.1951 – 04.27.2008) (KBAB/WCFL/WXLO/WRKO/WNBC/KIIS-FM/WPGC/WYXR/WOGL (Wikipedia) Contributor: David […]

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Mike McGann, WIXZ McKeesport PA | 1973

Date of Recording: 1973 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 1360 WIXZ McKeesport, PA (WGBN) Featured Air Talent: Mike McGann Contributor: Mike McGann Date of Contribution: 10.12.2016 Aircheck Entry: 1,444 ..Are you headed to the altar? To get married, not for the sacrifice Comments: […]

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Marco Polo, WKTQ Pittsburgh | May 28, 1973

Date of Recording: May 28, 1973 Station: 1320 WKTQ Pittsburgh Featured Air Talent: Marco Polo Contributor: Robyn Watts Aircheck Entry: 1,413 Comments: How many stations used an approach similar to this one in the early to mid 70s? WKTQ is branded here […]

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John Mack Flanagan, First Show, KFRC San Francisco | September 17, 1973

Date of Recording: September 17, 1973 Station: 610 KFRC San Francisco Featured Air Talent: John Mack Flanagan Contributor: John Mack Flanagan Aircheck Entry: 1,408 Comments: Where does one begin when building a legacy? You start from the beginning, of course. Of course, […]

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Big Ron O’Brien, 1000 AM WCFL Chicago | October, 1973

The heated battle between WCFL and WLS never was hotter than this… in 1973, ‘CFL actually BEAT WLS in the ratings – it happened only once. But what a year and what a sound the Voice of Labor had. Having ‘stolen’ Larry […]

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