Bobby Day, CFRW Winnipeg | March 1979

(this is) a funny, REALLY FUNNY look back at an awfully good time when an aspiring jock was encouraged to be himself,

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Mike Waite, 105.1 WPJB “JB 105” Providence | March 22, 1979

Here’s a very short clip, too short even for the Top of the Hour ID. WPJB for a time towards the end of its reign as Providence’s Top 40 GIANT, branded itself “Music Power – JB 105!!”. The Top Hour ID was […]

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Stony Richards, 107.3 WRQX Washington | February 24, 1979

Become an Airchexx Supporter. Click the link below to donate to Airchexx The apparent continuation of the Marleen Foxx aircheck of “FM 107 WRQX Washington’s Best Rock”, this is the morning show of the day following a big blizzard in the Nation’s […]

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15 Years of Album Rock. 95.5 WPLJ New York | April 22, 1979

This nearly hour-long special aired Saturday and Sunday evenings for the first few months of 1979. The whole special was 48 hours, describing and featuring the great acts of Rock music from the early 1960s to then-present. This is the final hour […]

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JoJo Kincaid, WVBF “F-105” Framingham/Boston | January, 1979

Continuing the broadcast of WVBF from January (we suspect the 15th), 1979, here’s midday guy JoJo Kincaid. Never mind that he’s one of your webmaster’s radio heroes from my youth, talk about talent! WVBF is still giving away free money, and hopes […]

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Donnie Simpson, 93.9 WKYS “Disco 93” Washington DC | 1979

This blows by in less than four minutes but is a good representation of what evolved into the Washington DC market’s biggest Urban station. Seemingly every major market had one by the time 1979 was over. A Disco station. If anything, this […]

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Johnny Uran & Ed Rivers , KCLD-FM 104 1/2 St. Cloud | June 30, 1979

As with many FM radio stations, KCLD-FM started out on the AM dial, duplicating the same programming as the AM station. The original station occupying 104.7 was KFAM-FM, sister station to KFAM (AM), launched in 1948. The KCLD-FM call letters were obtained […]

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Harry Harrison, MusicRadio 77 WABC New York | August 9, 1979

      Monday morning, Harry Harrison on WABC Audio player below notes. Curator’s Notes Harry Harrison (WMCA/WABC/WCBS-FM) is the featured personality on this particular Monday morning, during a typical sounding day on the old MusicRadio 77 WABC! Sent in by our […]

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Imus in the Morning – 66 WNBC New York | September 9, 1979

Recording Date: 09.09.1979 Station: 66 WNBC New York (Wikipedia) (WNBC Tribute Facebook Page) Format: Full Service/Top 40 Featured Air Personality: Don Imus (Imus in the Morning) Contributor: Big Apple Airchecks Original Comments: (edited) In the long story of Don Imus’ career, few events could […]

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Composite: WPGC FM & AM Morningside MD (Washington) | May, 1979

Here’s one sure to give you goosebumps! If ever there was a Top 40 station recording that epitomized the best of the AM top 40 era, it is THIS! Here’s a composite featuring all the elements that made radio great. It starts […]

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Dale Dorman, WVBF F-105 Framingham/Boston | January 1979

Its the dead of a New England Winter and Dale Dorman is doing wakeups on Fairbanks Communication’s WVBF! Kiss 108 just arrived a few months before this – so, note the conspicuous lack of Disco music (there are a few, but spaced […]

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