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QuickCheck: Jack Armstrong, WFUN Miami | October, 1968

Heres’s a very young Jackson Armstrong (with a slightly higher pitched voice) on WFUN, one of the early AM Top 40 stations in Miami. This has all the elements that many personality oriented stations had, reverb, PAMS jingles, and a lot of […]

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Big Apple Airchecks Salutes the late Jack Armstrong | March 25, 2008

You know you’re a monster talent when creative folks come out of the woodwork from seemingly everywhere to pay tribute. In so many ways, Jack Armstrong, whose real name is John Larsh, was one of the pioneering voices in the history of […]

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XM 60s on 6 salutes Jack Armstrong, Part 1 | March 2008

While we don’t usually stray into the foray of Satellite Radio, this time it seems appropriate, as we’ve received, courtesy of J. R. Russ, a studio quality recording of this four hour tribute to the late Jack Armstrong. XM Radio’s 60s channel, […]

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Jackson Armstrong, 1020 KTNQ Los Angeles | December, 1978

Jack Armstrong is on top of his game in this, a 2004 donation to our site by Matt Seinberg at BigAppleAirchecks.com. Right off the bat, the gorilla is right there with Jack and the fun starts from the first song! Armstrong is […]

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Jackson Armstrong, 1050 CHUM Toronto | 1967

Perhaps it was the PAMS signature jingles, the incredible music, the enormous audience or just the mystique surrounding this radio station. But for a time in the 1960s and 70s, no other station in Toronto touched its listeners the way 1050 CHUM […]

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Jackson Armstrong, WHYI ‘Y-100’ Miami | June, 1975

Fresh “master” copy sent in courtesy of our friends at California Aircheck! It’s Your Leeeeeeeeeeeeeeder on Y-100! There’s only two guys I’ve ever heard who talk this fast – Terry ‘Motormouth’ Young on XM’s 60s on 6 channel and Jackson Armstrong. Jack […]

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Jackson Armstrong, 1050 CHUM Toronto Composite 1968-69

Canada, as the United States, had it’s ‘golden Top 40’ age during the 1960s and 70s, and perhaps no other Canadian radio station had greater success with the format than Toronto’s 1050 CHUM. Imagine, a radio station that had so much success […]

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Jackson Armstrong, 66 WNBC New York | 1978

A long time ago, this was featured in Real Audio form. And now, just to return to the fun, Jackson Armstrong returns with the Gorilla to do this one gig at WNBC New York. What do you say about a guy who […]

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Jackson Armstrong, 610 KFRC San Francisco | December 30, 1982

Here’s a generous dose of quick-witted, fast talking Jack Armstrong… on our favorite station KFRC! Notables for this aircheck include tons of 80s era jingles, a real CHR approach and while it wasn’t labelled this way on the tape, our contributor apparently […]

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Jackson Armstrong on KDKA Pittsburgh | October 12, 1975

Listening to this you’ll NEVER believe that it’s your LEEEEEEEeeeeeeaaader! from KB and elsewhere! Jack Armstrong has to be one of the most versatile jaws in radio, and to be working for Westinghouse Broadcasting…. who woulda thunk? You’ll never believe this until […]

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Jim Conley; Jackson Armstrong, 1020 KTNQ “Ten-Q” Los Angeles | 1979

This has been sitting around the Airchexx studio since 2004… a composite that’s had an 8 year wait to hit the Airchexx Archives! This kicks off with Jim Conley filling in for Dave Sebastian who is out sick on this particular day. […]

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