John Records Landecker Promos, 94.7 WLS-FM Chicago | 2012

In the queue for a couple of years for posting is this couple of promos for John Records Landecker, who recently retired from WLS and radio, in general. According to Contributor Mark Shayler, these promos aired during the start of Landecker’s last […]

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Storm Coverage: Hurricane Sandy 2012 – Part 4 – WCBS Newsradio 880 New York | October 29, 2012

Recorded by Webmaster Steve West… Continuing our weekly analysis of radio coverage of ‘Superstorm’ Sandy, here’s another segment of coverage on WCBS 880. Pausing for a moment, we’d like to dedicate this portion of coverage to the team of meteorologists who spent […]

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Storm Coverage: Hurricane Sandy, 2012 – Part 3 – N/T 960 WELI//WKCI-FM HD2 New Haven | October 29, 2012

Each week in November, we’re featuring radio’s coverage of Hurricane Sandy. Here in Part 3, we’re listening to the Vinny Penn Project, the morning show on WELI New Haven. I actually made two recordings of WELI, this one, using my Sony HD […]

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Storm Coverage: Hurricane Sandy, 2012 – Part 2, Various Stations (CT/NY) | October 28, 2012 – 7-8 AM

Running 33 minutes, here’s part two of our coverage of Hurricane Sandy recorded on Monday morning, 8-10 hours before landfall. The reason for recording this, was to document radio’s coverage and response to a major emergency. The only editing of this recording […]

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Storm Coverage: Hurricane Sandy, 2012 – Part 1 – WCBS 880 New York | October 28, 2012, 3pm-5pm

Hurricane Sandy. Has any storm ever put more fear into the hearts of people? The storm caused more damage than any before it, with losses in the Billions, and personal losses that can’t be expressed. Why post radio coverage of a tragedy […]

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Mark & Brian’s Final Show, 95.5 KLOS Los Angeles, Part 2 | August 17, 2012

Picking up where Part One left off, Former KLOS and KMET Host Jim Ladd is the first guest of Mark & Brian. Plenty more guests and old bits here. Then… the final goodbye. Have something to wipe your eyes with. The end […]

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Mark & Brian’s Final Show, 95.5 KLOS Los Angeles, Part 1 | August 17, 2012

Background: The end of Los Angeles’ longest current running morning show. Mark Thompson and Brian Phelps came to 95.5 KLOS from “I95” WAPI Birmingham in September of 1987 and quickly took the town by storm. By 1991, they generated enough attention to […]

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Joe Causi & Ron Parker; 101.1 WCBS-FM 40th Anniversary Broadcast, Part 3 | July 6, 2012

In Part three of our series celebrating CBS-FM’s 4th anniversary, we pick up where we left off in Part 2, with Joe Causi who started right after Dan Taylor’s morning show. Among the highlights of this segment: Flashback airchecks from Ron Lundy, […]

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Dan Taylor; 40th Anniversary Broadcast, Part 2 – 101.1 WCBS-FM New York | July 6, 2012

Dan Taylor says he got his start in radio right there at WCBS-FM, just two years out of high school in 1978. That’s a wow moment for me, having discovered Taylor on 1050 WHN in the 80s. And of course, he was […]

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Broadway Bill Lee; 40th Anniversary Broadcast, Part 1 – 101.1 WCBS-FM New York | July 6, 2012

Hosted by a modern-day legend of a jock, we kick of the first of many scopes of CBS-FM’s 40th Anniversary. “Broadway” Bill Lee graces us with his vioce, our first choice for the guy who rhymed his way from WTIC-FM, to KFRC […]

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Format Change: FM News Ends; New Rock Begins, 101.9 WEMP New York | July 17, 2012

Essentially picking up where the old WRXP “Rock Experience” format left off with a new and improved twist, Merlin’s 101.9 FM dropped it’s almost year-old FM News format at 10:05 AM. Our sister site, Radioinsight, as always, covered the event while the […]

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98.7 WRKS “Kiss-FM” New York Says Goodbye, Part 5 | April 29, 2012

Here’s the final segment of the final day broadcast of 98.7 Kiss-FM. WRKS began it’s life in June, 1981, the call letters chosen by then-parent company RKO General. They stood for RKO-Station. RKO-General had up till that time, a long history of […]

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