Dave Collins, 99 FM KNUS Dallas | October 19 1977

The calls, KNUS FM 99, in Dallas first appeared in the summer 0f 1966, as a Progressive Rock station. It was part of the legendary McLendon group of station.  Gordon McLendon is widely credited for perfecting the commercially successful Top 40 radio […]

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Ron Chapman, KLUV 98.7 Dallas | November 2003

    Forty-five years in one market. Thirty-two of them at the same station. He was No. 1 & he killed the competition. Ron Chapman was the king of Dallas morning radio. And his listeners loved him. They loved him so much, […]

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NBC News & Information Service, WRR 1310 Dallas | July 30 1976

  There was a time when radio news was a big deal. In 1974, NBC Radio was trailing the other big networks, ABC, CBS and Mutual.  NBC’s O&O (Owned and Operated) FM stations were not doing well. The radio division needed a big […]

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Airchexx-In-HD: CHR 99.5 KPLX-HD2 Dallas | April 25, 2007

Here at Airchexx, we try to cover all the bases when it comes to documenting great radio. Whether its from the 40s, 60s, 80s or today, if it’s interesting, we’ll post it. Here’s one that shows great promise. It’s not quite ‘there’ […]

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Ken Knox on 1190 KLIF Dallas | January 4, 1961

Courtesy of George, a trader who provided this via our sister site Radioinsight.com, here is a PERFECT recording of Ken Lock on KLIF, back in the very early days of Top 40 radio! KLIF, of course, was the Gordon McLendon station in […]

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Cat Simon on 103.7 KVIL Dallas | October 19, 1979

Now from the ‘annonymous’ donor file from two years ago comes this somewhat obscure recording of KVIL in the waning days of Top 40 before going to AC (and subsequently smashing the competition just like the top 40 days). Cat Simon is […]

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Composite: 98.7 KNUS “K-News 99” Dallas | September 2, 1972

“KNUS… With the world’s Greatest Contest…” Once again, we go back to the Robyn Watts Collection for a real CLASSIC! You have one minute from the time your prize is announced to call in and claim it. Actually, you have to listen […]

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Mike Seldon, 1190 KLIF Dallas | 1972

Running close to 10 minutes in length, here’s a decent quality recording of the legendary 1190 KLIF. As we wrote on another KLIF Composite several years ago, the magic that was Gordon McLendon’s brainchild comes to life once more, with the station’s […]

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Promo: The Great Rat Roundup– KNUS Dallas | 1978

Frankly, when this posted, your webmaster falsely assumed this was a big KNUS promo. Alas, the person who says he created this piece contacted us to set the record straight. Apparently this was *NOT* used on the air. Here’s what creator Bob […]

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Drew Pierce, 570 KRQX Dallas | October, 1984

Thanks to Contributor Robyn Watts, we now fit one of the pieces of the 570 AM puzzle in Dallas. 570 Dallas started off as WFAA – and really, the station that was WFAA began elsewhere on the dial – where every other […]

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