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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Ellis B Feaster, WWKA K92FM Orlando | October 2000

Over the past few years, I have had several people ask, why don’t you post airchecks of yourself on air. Well, here you are. It’s me doing afternoon drive on Country formatted K92FM, WWKA Orlando, before going back to mornings a few […]

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Simon Mayo and Mark Kermode, BBC Radio One FM | July 1994

Since 1967, BBC Radio One has been the BBC’s Top 40 offering, for England, Scotland, Wales, & Northern Island. The station started on AM (or Medium Wave as the Brits refer to it) and eventually was broadcast on FM. It broadcasts on […]

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Zacherly’s Halloween Special, 101 WCBS-FM New York | October 31 1984

        In 1958, John Zacherle arrived in New York city, and launched his scary alter-ego, Zacherly on WABC-TV. Dick Clark nick-named him “The Cool Ghoul.”He became a sensation in New York by hosting pre-1948 Universal horror films, on WABC’s […]

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Pat St John, Power 95 WPLJ New York| July 1987

Pat St. John was a New York City radio fixture for 42 years. on the air with WNEW-FM, WAXQ and WCBS-FM, and for many, they remember him best for his days at WPLJ. He was a teenager when he started in radio, […]

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Jay Stevens, 1150 KIIS Los Angeles | June 1976

Many know today’s 102.7 KIIS-FM as L.A.’s Hit Music Station. But I have been surprised by how many did not realize KIIS started as an AM station back in 1970. 1150 KRKD new owner changed to format from Adult Standards, to Soft […]

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Jocko Henderson, Radio Greats Reunion on 101 WCBS-FM New York – | 1991

“It’s your engineer, Jocko, your Ace from Outer Space, way up here in the stratosphere! Back on the scene with the record machine, sayin’ oop-pop-a-doo and how do you do?” -Jocko Henderson Douglas “Jocko” Henderson, also know as “The Ace from Outer […]

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K-Earth 101 KRTH Los Angeles | June 1976

    There was a time when it was common to hear the music of the 1950s on the radio. Back in the 1970s, KRTH Los Angeles was primarily a 50s Oldies station. In 1972, there was a switch to what was […]

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Harvey Holiday FINAL SHOW, 98.1 WOGL Philadelphia | December 12 2018

    This may not count as a classic aircheck, because it is from 2018, but it does feature a classic Philly jock. Harvey Holiday spent more than a half century on air around the Delaware Valley. in the 1960s, he was […]

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Fred Winston, 89 WLS Chicago | 1983

    Fred Winston began his career on Chicago radio as an afternoon DJ spinning the hits on AM 89 WLS in 1971. After almost six years there, he started his trek all across the Chicago radio dial, with stops at WMAQ, […]

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Roger Ashby Final Sign Off, 104.5 CHUM-FM Toronto | December 5 2018

  After 50 years on the radio in Toronto, Roger Ashby has one one of the most recognizable voices in town. Roger spent those 50 years  at CHUM AM & FM. For 17 years, from 1968 to 1985, Roger cranked out the hits […]

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John Zacherle, 95.5 WPLJ New York | Summer 1975

  John Zacherle began his broadcast career as an actor at local WCAU-TV in Philadelphia, where he was hired as the host of the classic horror film show “Shock Theater.” He appeared as a horror host in a long black undertaker’s coat. Zacherle […]

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