Bob Kester, 102.1 WAQY Springfield Ma. | July 3, 2003

Here’s a somewhat noisy and less than a stellar recording made some 45 miles north of Springfield, Mass… The recording unit was an 80s-vintage Sony boombox and the tape used was Maxell UR 90 minute cassette. As sometimes happens, the tape didn’t […]

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Gunner, 96.9 WXBQ Bristol VA | 2003

New Contributor Scotty Campbell adds a 12 year old COUNTRY aircheck of a station with lasting power! Using the same “Twenty Four Carrot Country” slogan today as it did in this recording, Gunner is a young-sounding jock who doesn’t skip a beat. […]

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Boston DJ Legend Dale Dorman ‘Passes’ the Audition – with J. J. Wright, WODS Boston | September 9, 2003

Over a decade ago within the confines of the WODS Studios in Boston, Dale Dorman was welcomed with open arms after spending most of the previous two decades doing CHR radio at crosstown WXKS-FM “Kiss-108”. One of the most recognizable voices in […]

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Larry Lujack; Tommy Edwards, 1690 WRLL Berwyn IL | October 9, 2003

Identified as their first day on the air, Ole “Uncle Lar” and Tommy Edwards are reunited for the first time since their days on 89 WLS. “Real Oldies” 1690 was an attempt to bring back many of the big names of the […]

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Ann Duran, WQSX Lawrence/Boston “Star 93-7” | March 13, 2003

Once in a while, recording on a whim works out pretty well. Your webmaster recorded this just to get a sample of a few stations on a visit to Massachusetts this snowy, mid-March day. At the time, I didn’t think this would […]

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A Tribute to The Greaseman: Part 2 – Doug Tracht, WYSP Philadelphia | March, 2003

In our second recording paying tribute to this legendary performer, Greaseman is heard on 94 WYSP… more outrageous than ever and demonstrating an ability to write a script with more creativity than any current morning show, here’s a real professional at work! […]

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Composite: WCBS-FM 101.1 New York | 2003

Its been said that WCBS-FM began to lose its music focus in the few years leading up to the station’s inevitable demise (was it really inevitable? CBS brass thought so). Even if that’s a true statement, the talent was always right on […]

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News & Dusty Rhodes on Real Oldies 1530 WSAI Cincinnati | January 6, 2003

On this very short clip of WSAI, recorded only SIX days into the new Real Oldies format, you get a feel for the retro format of the station. It starts with News & Traffic, then into a Charlie Van Dyke imager, then […]

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Kid Carter, 98.1 WQSM Fayetteville NC | May 29, 2003

Comments by Steve West: Here’s a format hint: Any station which uses the slogan, “Today’s Best Variety” is Adult-Contemporary. Perhaps that’s why an adult like me likes the music. WQSM goes by the name “Q98”, which implies a CHR format. Yet, for […]

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Scotty G., 103.3 WJMX-FM Cheraw SC | June 18, 2003

A relatively recent aircheck, here’s Scotty G., broadcasting ‘on location’ at “Redbone Alley”, presumably a dance club somewhere in the Florence SC area. The station calls itself “103X” and sounds very typical of many Rhythmic-leaning CHR stations to this day. This was […]

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