Dan Ingram, 77 WABC New York | January 22 1979

The dreaded “WABC Disco Era!” Many people consider this the beginning of the end of Musicradio 77 WABC. In December 1978, the new Disco 92 WKTU defeated WABC in the Arbitron ratings. It was the first time an FM station had beaten […]

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Howard Hoffman, 77 WABC New York | January 1980

In late 1979, the winds of change were blowing through MusicRadio 77 WABC. People were spending more time listening to FM radio, and the once mighty WABC, was seeing it’s numbers drop. WABC management thought changes were needed save the station. One […]

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Dan Ingram FIRST SHOW, 101 WCBS-FM New York | October 19 1991

  If you grew up in the metro New York City in the 1960s, or 70s, you probably listened to Dan Ingram. He hosted afternoon drive on WABC for 20 amazing years. (He also hosted morning drive for one year, but everyone […]

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Ross & Wilson First Show, 77 WABC New York | March 9 1981

  In 1981, you can feel the winds of change blowing at WABC. The music had moved from Top 40, to more of an Adult Contemporary direction. Information was becoming more important, and you could hear more talk on the station. One […]

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Dan Ingram’s early days at 77 WABC New York – August 1962

        Dan Ingram on 77 WABC was always entertaining, always clever, and always fun to listen to.  In this aircheck, it’s summer 1962. Pre-Beatles, pre-Beach Boys, & pre-giant ratings, but WABC was well on it’s way to become the […]

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Random Dan Ingram Bits, 77 WABC New York | 1967-1969

      For may, the “glory” years of 77 WABC New York, were from 1966 to 1972. In the ratings, the station was untouchable. The station was so popular that many stations around the country molded themselves after WABC. Dan Ingram […]

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Dan Ingram on 77 WABC New York | April 10 1968

      It’s April 10 1968. A very turbulent time! We were just a week removed from the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. Vietnam was raging, & Big Dan and WABC offered us a diversion from all the craziness of […]

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Harry Harrison, Musicradio 77 WABC New York | Dec 31 1975

              Harry Harrison was New York’s “Morning Mayor.” He woke up ridiculously early in the morning for decades to wake New York, and help them start the day, with a positive word, & great music. Born […]

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The “Next To Last Aircheck” with Ross & Wilson, Final Day Musicradio 77 WABC New York | May 10 1982

  I think everyone has heard “The Last Aircheck” from the final three hours of Musicradio WABC, with Dan Ingram & Ron Lundy, before the flip to talk. I call this aircheck, the “Next To Last Aircheck. It’s the hour before the […]

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Dan Ingram From Final Week on 77WABC New York | May 3 1982

      This is kind of a bittersweet aircheck. It’s from the final week of MusicRadio 77 WABC. At this point in WABC’s history, you can feel the changes coming to the station. You had a sports talk show in the […]

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Ron Lundy with guest Dan Ingram, WCBS-FM 101 New York | 1984

Ingram… Lundy… Together again… kind of. The last time we heard Dan Ingram & Ron Lundy together was May 10 1982, when they shut down Musicradio 77 WABC. That was until this day in 1984 When Ron Lundy, now on WCBS-FM New […]

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