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Cat Simon, 95.5 WMET Chicago | February 6, 1985

The Noise is gone… About this aircheck: This was apparently recorded within the first few days of a major format change at WMET. For many years, 95.5 was owned by Metromedia – a company known for it’s Rock stations – such as […]

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Eric Cheney, 94.5 WZOU Boston | February, 1985

Eric Chaney WZOU Boston First posted several years ago and now restored, this very short clip of Eric Chaney on the old WZOU brought back lots of memories! This is a mid-Winter aircheck from the month of February. While its short, listen […]

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Rob Vie on CJAY 92 Calgary | February 1985

Fourth in our series of airchecks from the Calgary market features yet another rock station. This one, however, has had great success since it’s sign on, June 1, 1977. It exists today as an Active Rock station, recently having celebrated it’s 30th […]

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A look at Calgary’s Rock, “Kick 107” (CKIK) | February, 1985

So you’re a rocker and you’re in Calgary for some reason… and much to your surprise there is a really GOOD rock station on FM. Kick 107, isn’t the name of a Country station, at least not here. Its a really good […]

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94 WYSP Philadelphia | June 14, 1985

Back in ’85, I was commuting back and forth every weekend from Norfolk, VA to my hometown in Massachusetts. It was my weekend escape from the Navy, when my ship was actually in port and not underway somewhere. From about Dover, Delaware […]

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Glen Slingerland, CFCN “All Hit AM 106” Calgary | February 1985

Not one, but TWO CHR stations on the AM band in the same city? But this is 1985? Yes, but this is also Canada, where hit music is still heard on AM, and man is this good! AM 1060, believe it or […]

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The Foxman, HitRadio 103 KHTR St. Louis | 1985

Out of the Robyn Watts collection comes this larger than life listen to KHTR (now Classic Hits KLOU). Talk about tight! As was typical of the power presentation on many of these CBS O&O early CHR stations, KHTR moves along at lightning […]

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Hy Lit, 104.5 WSNI Philadelphia | May 18, 1985

The late, legendary Hy Lit is featured in this Saturday night oldies show hosted by him. Notables: WSNI is an AC formatted station that does Oldies during weekends. Listen carefully to the (brief) glimpses of music and you’ll know instantly that Lit […]

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Sonny Fox and the Wake Up Crew, WHYI Y-100 Miami | 1985

Here’s Y-100’s morning show featuring Sonny Fox, from the middle of the ‘decade of greed’, 1985! HitOldies jock Al Roberts recorded this noise free mono ‘check way back when. Compare with THIS aircheck we posted from 1984… Special thanks, as always, to […]

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