QuickCheck: J.J. Wright, WXKS-FM Kiss-108 FM Boston | 1990

Thanks again to Robyn Watts for this four minute flashback to J.J. Wright’s afternoon drive show on Richie Balsbaugh’s ORIGINAL Kiss station (not Clear Channel’s copycats). Wright sounds great on this all-too-short recording. This is from an era of great sweepers and […]

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Pat Reynolds, 96.3 WBBM-FM Chicago | July, 1990

Date of Recording: July, 1990 (Exact date unknown) Station: WBBM-FM 96.3 Chicago Featured Air Talent: Pat Reynolds Contributor: Robyn Watts Aircheck Entry: 1,405 Comments: Its been quite a while since we posted something from the absolutely fabulous Robyn Watts collection but lets […]

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Alan Kabel, 99.5 WLOL Minneapolis | November, 1990

Somewhere, there’s a composite of this station featuring current New York superstar Broadway Bill Lee. While you search for that, high energy and a Rap/Rhythmic lean highlight this incredible aircheck! Ice Ice Baby is #1 this particular week, although its not clear […]

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Jay Sawyer, 104.7 WALR Atlanta | 1990

New Contributor Jay Sawyer checks in with something different from the Atlanta market. We looked up WALR and found a confusing description online about the station being mainly an Urban outlet, and with different call letters around the time that this recording […]

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Lea Hamilton, 102.7 WVAZ Chicago | July, 1990

“V 103, The Best Variety of Hits and Dustys” Six minutes of Classic Soul are heard here in this 1990 recording showcased by aircheck distributor California Aircheck. Our Contributor donated a large number of these Market Profile tapes to our archives many […]

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QuickChexx: Brant Miller, 94.7 WYTZ “Z-95” Chicago | June, 1990

Its the Summer of 1990, Chicagoland is gearing up for the 4th of July, and Z-95 is HOT! One would never know by listening to this aircheck that even with Brant Miller doing a killer job on the Z, the BEE crosstown […]

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The Top 8 at 8, 107.9 WPHR “Power 108” Cleveland | 1990

“Cat” is playing the hits, captured on tape for posterity on Cleveland’s “Power 108”. Unlike the other recording we have of this station (which appears to be jockless with just sweepers between songs), this is and exciting live show! Digital Underground has […]

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Rocketman, 103.1 WTHZ “Z103” Tallahassee | 1990

This is likely a story best told by those who were there. Courtesy of Contributor Robyn Watts, from Cassette (East Coast Airchecks #32 Hot Night Jox 1), here’s a HOT aircheck of a not so typical sounding CHR station. Z103 is certainly […]

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Steve Sawyer, “Country Jukebox”, 97.7 WINQ Winchendon MA | August 5, 1990

And now, the story of a Country music show that may have lead to the eventual Country format of WINQ, a station that today is at 98.7 in Keene NH. Back when 97.7 first went on the air, it was what eventually […]

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Suzie Barber, 96.9 WMYG Braddock PA (Pittsburgh) | 1990

Another from longtime Contributor Robyn Watts, this is a 5 minute scope of Classic Rocker WMYG Pittsburgh, known on air as “Magic 97 FM – Home of the Classic Tracks“. The station’s history describes WMYG as really beginning as Soft Rock formatted […]

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Composite: WHTZ Z100 New York, 1985-1993

From the world’s best Aircheck site, here’s a composite of the greatest hit music station of all time! Sorry kiddies, WABC may have been first and fantastic, but Z100 was and still is the hottest station on the planet. The greatest jingles […]

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Bobby Wilde, 101.3 KDWB Minneapolis | 1990

This entire CHR WARS presentation in its many parts is all recordings from the 1980s. Here’s Bobby Wilde on KDWB!

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