Pat St. John WPLJ

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.[…]

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660 New York WNBC

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[…]

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1410 Hartford 1410 New Britain, WPOP, WNBC, The Greaseman, All News Radio, Good Guys

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[…]

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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[…]

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770 AM New York WABC MusicRadio 77 Chuck Leonard Dan Ingram Cousin Brucie Ron Lundy Steve O'Brien Howard Hoffman George Michael Harry Harrison Bob Lewis

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[…]

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650 Nashville WSM Grand Ole Opry Opryland Ryman Marcia Campbell The All Nighter Eddie Stubbs Ernest Tubb Johnny Cash Pat Sajak We Serve Millions The Country Legend Dolly Parton Hank Williams

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[…]

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100.7 Miami Ft. Lauderdale, South Florida, Y100, WHYI, CHR, Jade Alexander, Kenny Walker, 1990s, 1996

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[…]

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Airchexx Where Classic Radio Lives

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[…]

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100.7 Miami Ft. Lauderdale, South Florida, Y100, WHYI, CHR, Jade Alexander, Kenny Walker, 1990s, 1996

Tom Birch, WHYI Y-100 Miami | 1975 (Corrected)

Longtime Contributor Steve Bleecker returns with a new look into some long forgotten personalities. Included in his latest tape, is this early FM Top 40 screamer Tom Birch. This was high energy you’d find on[…]

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98.7 New York WXLO WOR-FM WRKS WEPN ESPN 99X Kiss-FM

Lee Douglas with Elton John aka “EJ the DJ”, WXLO 99X New York | Summer 1975

Sir Elton John apparently was an accomplished DJ among his other talents! At least, he was after this raunchy appearance on the Mighty X! Its the Summer of 1975. “Don’t Go Breakin’ My Heart” and[…]

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610 San Francisco, KFRC

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[…]

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770 AM New York WABC MusicRadio 77 Chuck Leonard Dan Ingram Cousin Brucie Ron Lundy Steve O'Brien Howard Hoffman George Michael Harry Harrison Bob Lewis

NYC/Hudson Valley Composite, 1975-1977

Courtesy of longtime Contributor Alan Fletcher, here’s a composite of AM and FM stations in New York City and the Hudson Valley region. It spans a time period from sometime in 1975 to 1977. There’s[…]

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