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’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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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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Dan Ingram, 77 WABC New York | June 25 1966

It’s the start of the Summer of 1966, and 77 WABC is doing what it does best, cranking out the hits! Here is a slice of WABC with the master, Dan Ingram, getting NYC home after a busy day. “Big” Dan is […]

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Jimmy Grey & David Simpson, 92.3 WPRO-FM Providence | April 18, 1981

Date of Recording: 04.18.1981 Station: 92.3 WPRO-FM Providence Format: Top 40 Featured Air Personalities: Jimmy Grey, David Simpson Contributor: Bob Gilmore Total Time: 8:58 (Telescoped) Airchexx Entry: 1,538 Oh, there’s always a better song on PRO-FM!… Curator’s Notes: Here’s another I really […]

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Ron Riley, 89 WLS Chicago | October 11, 1968

Date of Recording: 10.11.1968 Station: 890 WLS Chicago, Illinois, USA Format: Top 40 Featured Air Personality: Ronald Riley (WLS/WBKB (TV), others) Contributor: Jim Hampton Airchexx Entry: 1,487 …10:31 LS most music time Ron Riley feelin outta sight baby! How ’bout YOU?! Comments: […]

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