Zacherly’s Halloween Special, 101 WCBS-FM New York | October 31 1984

        In 1958, John Zacherle arrived in New York city, and launched his scary alter-ego, Zacherly on WABC-TV. Dick Clark nick-named him “The Cool Ghoul.”He became a sensation in New York by hosting pre-1948 Universal horror films, on WABC’s […]

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Don Cox, WINZ-FM (I95) Ft. Lauderdale/Miami Beach | July 2, 1984

This was sent in by Daniel Coulombe… an original recording of Don Cox on I95 in South Florida. This is vintage 80s. Entertainment news, featuring who else? Michael Jackson. Not to mention, Cox IS counting down the top 10 songs of the […]

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Ken Gilbert, “Jukebox Saturday Night, 102.9 WDRC-FM Hartford | 1984

Date of Recording: 1984 (exact date unknown) Station: 102.9 WDRC-FM Hartford, Connecticut Featured Air Personality: Ken Gilbert Contributor: Ken Gilbert Date of Contribution: 08.12.2016 Aircheck Entry: 1,430 Comments: “Every hour Music Means Money on Big D 103, Hartford’s Oldies Authority…” Every great […]

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Beverly Fox, 94.7 WLTT Bethesda/Washington | 1984

Date of Recording: 1984 (Exact Date Unknown) Contributor: Tom Lacko Station: 94.7 WLTT Bethesda MD Featured Air Talent: Beverly Fox Aircheck Entry: 1,395 Comments: Another recording we received many years ago has waited this long to illustrate the longtime Soft AC format […]

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Leo Knott, 102.3 KJLH Los Angeles | 1984-89

The late Leo Knott contributed this aircheck of himself on KJLH Los Angeles back in 2007. Description by Contributor… This aircheck features myself at Stevie Wonder’s KJLH (Kindness, Joy, Love and Happiness)… My longest stint as a jock. Had nice success with […]

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Rich Hawkins, WCAU-FM ’98-Now’ Philadelphia | December, 1984

Somewhere in our vault of yet-to-be-posted airchecks, we have more recordings of WCAU-FM, and the ‘Hot Hits’ ™ format from other stations around the country, which consultant Mike Joseph propelled to huge ratings success in the 1980s. For now, however, let us […]

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Jay Michaels, 670 KBOI Boise | July 29, 1984

Heres our first glimpse of the Boise Idaho market. This part of the United States radio landscape is quite under-represented. Imagine driving out on, say, I-90 in the northern Rocky Mountains. Theres very few FM stations to listen to, but on AM […]

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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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Composite: WXKS-FM Kiss 108 Medford/Boston | July 17, 1984

Courtesy of Matt Seinberg, here’s a wonderful look back at Boston’s KISS 108 in it’s prime! Its a mid-summer’s day and you’ll hear Matty In The Morning, J.J. Wright, Dale Dorman and JoJo Kincaid! Audio quality is somewhat marginal, but you’ll enjoy […]

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Larry Lujack with Animal Stories; Tommy Edwards – WLS AM & FM Chicago | January 1984

Larry Lujack (June 6, 1940 – December 18, 2013) is heard once again on an excellent quality aircheck from his morning show on WLS AM and FM. This recording was made off the FM 94.7 side, so the audio is a clean […]

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Jack Daniels, 99.7 WJZR (Z100) Kannapolis NC | December, 1984

For those who don’t know of Kannapolis, its a suburb of Charlotte, NC. That’s the official C.O.L. (City of License) of the former WJZR, known at the time of this recording as Z100, “The Carolina’s FIRST Hit Music Radio Station”. Feel free […]

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