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Todd & Jayde in the Morning, Reunion Day, 95.5 WPLJ New York – Part 2 | May 30, 2019

This particular aircheck is the continuation of Part 1. Because of that, we’re going to use the same write-up that we used in the first one… but before that, we’ve got a few descriptions of THIS aircheck. “Maybe we can get a […]

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WPLJ Reunion Day, Part 1 – Todd & Jayde in the Morning, Hour 1 | May 30, 2019

95.5 WPLJ‘s next to last day broadcasting as a commercial pop music station. It was reunion day, as the station invited back dozens of people who worked on air at the various format variations of WPLJ going back to it’s inception in […]

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Celebrating 48 Years – The WPLJ Time Machine looks back one last time! 95.5 WPLJ New York | May 26, 2019

“As hard as it is to believe, WPLJ will be going away on Friday, May 31,” according to a recorded message on the station’s Twitter page. “The format and personalities you’ve come to love over the years will no longer broadcast on 95.5.”

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Honoring WPLJ: Pat St. John, 95.5 WPLJ New York | August 28, 1975

This is a surprising aircheck. For those of you who remember WPLJ as a ‘hard rock’ station, this should dispel that myth. WPLJ was an Album Rock station. Or, “Progressive” as the purists would insist. Notice that Pat St. John says the […]

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“Fast” Jimi Roberts, 95.5 WPLJ New York | January 25, 1990

…You’ve made the switch to more commercial-free music guaranteed! What did WPLJ sound like as the 1990s started? THIS!. Here’s Fast Jimi Roberts on a truly HOT CHR station at that time. WPLJ was branded “Power 95”, and had some outstanding jingles […]

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Jimmy Fink Interviews Billy Joel, 95.5 WPLJ New York | March 3, 1980

We always wanted to Rock & Roll… and now we’re doing it! PLEASE BECOME AN AIRCHEXX SUPPORTER! We need your help to remain online. Airchexx is self-supporting by your donations. Why not give a small amount today? Every penny counts! Longtime WPLJ […]

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New York City Rock Wars, featuring WHTZ, WAPP and WPLJ | August, 1983

You are talking about the nonsensical ravings of a lunatic mind… Narrated by Contributor Matt Seinberg of Big Apple Airchecks, this long composite logs the opening days of Z100… commercial free for a whole month! Then it moves on to a few […]

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15 Years of Album Rock. 95.5 WPLJ New York | April 22, 1979

This nearly hour-long special aired Saturday and Sunday evenings for the first few months of 1979. The whole special was 48 hours, describing and featuring the great acts of Rock music from the early 1960s to then-present. This is the final hour […]

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A Sample of CHR Formatted 95.5 WPLJ New York, Thanksgiving Day, 1988

What in the world became of this station?!! With a set of jingles that other stations had JAM voice for their own, a format that eventually BEAT Z100? One does wonder. Some have often blamed Michael Scott Shannon and his “MOJO Radio” […]

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