Bob Shannon with Freddie “Boom Boom” Cannon, 101.1 WCBS-FM New York | February 4, 1995

From a cassette tape played with Dolby II (R) Noise Reduction ON (by mistake, I had intended to play back without NR as usual because I reduce noise digitally to keep the audio range as good as possible), here’s Bob Shannon’s weekend […]

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The “Spaceman”, CHOG AM 640 – “The Beat of Toronto” | September 1, 1995

Curator’s Notes: Not only was CHOG the final CHR in the Toronto market, it was just over one month away from changing formats from CHR to News Talk. Not surprisingly, being on the AM band did nothing to help AM 640 in […]

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Bill Houston, WHLI Hempstead/Garden City NY | 1995

Date of Recording: 1995 (Exact Date Unknown) Station: 1100 WHLI Hempstead (Garden City) New York, USA Format: Oldies/Nostalgia Featured Air Personality: Bill Houston Contributor: Ray Bozzanca Total Time: 23:56 Airchexx Entry: 675 Curator’s Notes: A live, AM music station in 1995? You […]

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Ken Gilbert, 97.1 WZRT Rutland VT | March 25, 1995

Date of Recording: 03.25.1995 Station: 97.1 WZRT Rutland, Vermont, USA Featured Air Talent: Ken Gilbert, Joel Williams Date of Contribution: 08.15.2016 Airchexx Entry: 1,447 “You can hear us in two countries, four states, twenty-six counties, and we can’t even count the number […]

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Kid Corona / Jason Garrett Phoenix Composite | 1991-1995

Sent in by Mr. Garrett himself, he and Kid Corona are obviously one in the same, heard here doing CHR and Oldies in one of our rare Phoenix market presentations. Jason writes: Kid Corona first hit the Phoenix nighttime airwaves in 1991 […]

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Big Ron O’Brien, WYXR “Star 104.5” Philadelphia | 1995

A new add to the Big Ron O’Brien Archives is this great 22 minute, mid-90s scope of Big Ron at Star 104.5! Here’s a hugely uptempo, almost adult-chr O’brien doing the format he belongs in. Ron’s fantastic with callers, perfect in drive-time… […]

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Holiday Sampler: Dido, on 93.7 KRQQ Tucson | December 23, 1995

Here’s the first of a few “Holiday Sampler” scopes we’ll post this year as we get ready for that time of year again! 93.7 KRQ is, in this recording, an Urban/Rhythmic-leaning CHR station. In fact, the station has been Top 40/CHR since […]

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Howard Hoffman on 106 KMEL San Francisco | Early 90’s

While the date is unknown, I’m gonna chance a guess here at sometime around 1990 or so. One of our listeners will know for sure. Here’s Howard Hoffman. Known as a pretty wacky personality on the east coast (look for him here […]

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Barnes & the CD Countdown, WNNX Atlanta | January 28, 1995

Notable because this station uses the only other 99X monikker that we know of, and because we featured this station’s CHR predecessor a few weeks ago, here’s a scoped hour of Atlanta’s New Rock station. 99X changed formats in 2007. When we […]

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“Mr. 70s” Paul DiMarco, 98.3 WDAQ Danbury | September 16, 1995

“Mr. 70s” himself, Paul DiMarco contributed this aircheck of himself on WDAQ. It’s a 70s Saturday night and Paul plays the 70s classics, a specialty of his which continues today on the “Totally 70s” Internet station. The station was featured on Stickam.com, […]

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“Arrow Talent Sampler” – KCBS-FM & KXOA (FM) | 1995

Perhaps this was the first incarnation anywhere of the modern “Classic Hits” format which most American Oldies stations have morphed into. This particular tape illustrates two Infinity (CBS) stations: 93.1 KCBS-FM Los Angeles (Arrow 93) and 107.9 KXOA (FM) (Arrow 108). Based […]

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Julie Slater, WAXQ “Q104-3” New York | November 25, 1995

As part of our ‘Annonymous’ collection, here’s what we really SHOULD call a MicroCheck. One break of the old Active Rocker Q104-3, which has been a Classic Rocker for some time now. Probably the hardest rocking station on the planet at one […]

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