Jimi Fox, KFMB-FM B-100 FM San Diego | August, 1975

The New B-100-FM was so new, the ink had barely dried on station letterhead.  At least in the radio world of 1975, when FM radio still hadn’t reached parity with AM.  But it was getting close.  This was Bobby Rich‘s B-100.  The […]

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Roger Ashby, 1050 CHUM Toronto | 1975

Roger Ashby visited a radio station when he was 10, and was so impressed & amazed, that he decided to become a radio personality, and has never looked back. That visit paid off for him personally, and for CHUM AM & FM […]

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Dan Ingram, Summer of 1975: WABC New York Rewound 2007 Hour #10 donated by Contributor/Restorian Rob Frankel

For eight years, from 1999 to 2007, NewsTalk 77 WABC New York took one day out of the year to remember it’s historic music radio format. It was a treat for listeners, and while pre-produced by then Production Director Johnny Donovan (himself […]

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Honoring WPLJ: Pat St. John, 95.5 WPLJ New York | August 28, 1975

This is a surprising aircheck. For those of you who remember WPLJ as a ‘hard rock’ station, this should dispel that myth. WPLJ was an Album Rock station. Or, “Progressive” as the purists would insist. Notice that Pat St. John says the […]

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Airchexx.com Presents: A Christmas Carol, as produced and aired by 66 WNBC Radio New York | December 24, 1975

To the left, the players of the cast of “A Christmas Carol” Beware the ides of Christmas past… Date of Recording: 12.24.1975 Station: 660 WNBC New York City, New York, USA (WEAF/WRCA/WNBC) Format: Top 40 Featured Air Talent: Don Imus (Imus in […]

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The Greaseman, WPOP Hartford | March, 1975

Thumbing through the vast unposted tape collection here at the Airchexx studios we stumbled upon this vintage scope of Doug Tract, AKA The Greaseman at WPOP Hartford toward the end of both his tenure and WPOP’s days as a music station before […]

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Tracy Mitchell, Burle Baurer – 950 KJR Seattle | December 27, 1975

Date of Recording: December 27, 1975 Station: 950 KJR Seattle, Washington Featured Air Talent: Tracy Mitchell, Merle Bear, Chris Hill (News/Weather) Contributor: Robyn Watts Aircheck Entry: 1,416 Comments: How did the old KJR on 950 AM sound in the mid-1970s? Here’s a […]

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Harry Harrison, MusicRadio 77 WABC New York | December 31, 1975

Thanks to Contributor Ellis Feaster, who sent this in last Summer with the Bob Grant recordings, here’s the PERFECT way to start off your New Year’s Eve morning – with music and coffee and Harry Harrison on WABC! This particular morning, Harrison […]

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Pat Sajak, “Radio 65” WSM Nashville | June 23, 1975

“Wheel of Fortune” host Pat Sajak started his career as many Television people did, in radio. Actually, aside from the fact that this is Pat Sajak like most of you have never heard before, this is also a side of WSM that […]

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Tom Birch, WHYI Miami | 1975

Courtesy of Contributor Steve Bleecker, here’s yet another in our short series of Ratings king, Station Owner and fantastic jock Tom Birch! As of this writing, there’s one more aircheck of Mr. Birch on Y100 and its got all the energy you’ve […]

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Al Dixon, 1600 WAPX Montgomery | February 24, 1975

Over 40 years ago, little R&B station WAPX made national headlines when a group of Muslim terrorists took over the station, tried to incite a Muslim uprising and then had a shootout with police. October 12, 1974, to be precise. You can […]

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