End of Electric 106 & Eagle 106 Launch, WTRK & WEGX Philadelphia| March 13 1987

In the 1980’s, Philadelphia’s 106.1 FM seemed cursed. No matter what Cox Radio put on the frequency, nothing seemed to work. In 1981, it was WWSH Stereo 106, playing a mix of Beautiful Music & Soft Adult Contemporary. It had an audience, […]

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Jim Collins and the WNBC Time Machine- 66 WNBC New York | September 6, 1987, 10-11 AM

The WNBC Time Machine is featured prominently here at Airchexx – in various parts, one hour at a time! In this segment which has never been posted before, the late Jim Collins is counting down the Top 66 of the 1960s! It […]

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Jim Collins, The Time Machine; 66 WNBC New York | 1987

By 1987, WNBC was playing a fair amount of Oldies in its mix. Weekdays started with Imus in the Morning and Top 40 music, Middays, WNBC returned to a music approach featuring Noontime Oldies with Ray D’Ariano, after Soupy Sales and afternoons […]

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Dan Taylor, the Weekend Time Machine, 66 WNBC New York | December 26, 1987

The WNBC ‘Time Machine’ is on the air! Here’s Dan Taylor (WHN, WYNY, WCBS-FM) with one of NBC’s most popular features at the end of it’s life on 660 AM – The Time Machine! This was a great recreation of 1960s WABC […]

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Jack Scott, Dan Taylor, The Time Machine; 66 WNBC New York | September 5, 1987 1:50-3:20 pm

Jack Scott and Larry Scott? Brothers? Or just brothers in air-names? Well, either way here’s a talented radio performer who effortlessly rolls back the years to the 1960s. It’s Labor Day Weekend and this is the Top 66 of the 1960s countdown. […]

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Harry Nelson, 94.5 WZOU Boston | March 7, 1987

The all-new Z94 was really hot at this point, although not exactly ‘new’. WZOU came along in late 1984 from the ashes of Album Rocker turned Soft-AC WCOZ, and called itself 94-5 “The Zoo”. Z94 was a re-branding to help better compete […]

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Rhubarb Jones & the morning show, WYAY (Y106) Atlanta | December 21, 1987

Listen to this great morning show! They really knew how to do Country right… but hey, this IS the south. Included in this aircheck: two full newscasts, traffic and weather. All the full service elements you’d expect from a great station. Full […]

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Dan Taylor; Weekend Time Machine, 66 WNBC New York | September 12, 1987

Frank Davis sent us a lot of WNBC Time Machine recordings. Enough so that we might end up with the world’s largest collection of WNBC’s Weekend Time Machine! As a side note, a basic google search brings up dozens of links to […]

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Jim Collins, 66 WNBC “Time Machine” | November 29, 1987

Date of Recording: 11.29.1987 Station: 660 WNBC New York, New York, USA Format: Adult Contemporary and Talk Weekdays, Oldies Overnights & Weekends (Variety format) Featured Air Personality: Jim Collins Contributor: Frank Davis Presented ‘SCOPED …”You Say it, We Play It!” Comments: This […]

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Dave Otto, 107.5 KRXY (Lakewood) Denver | 1987

Our first new aircheck for the Fall of 2015 features veteran jock Dave Otto, holding down the morning gig at the former Y108 Denver. KRXY-FM’s Morning show is fast paced, but a bit less structured as many of today’s Morning shows go. […]

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Kevin Matthews, “Night Service”, WLUP The Loop AM 1000 Chicago | August 12, 1987

The great experiment to see if a Talk/AOR hybrid format would work on AM is fully on display here, at the former WCFL Chicago AM 1000 digs, at this point known as “The Loop AM 100 WLUP”. The Night Service is on […]

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Dan Taylor and the WNBC “Time Machine” | September 12, 1987

Its been said that nobody could imitate WABC’s Dan Ingram. If anyone could get close, though, Dan Taylor could. VERY close! In this edition of the WNBC Time Machine, Larry Scott opens with News On The Hour featuring some interesting stories about […]

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