Format Change – 103.3 WKDF Nashville Flips from Rock to Country | April 1, 1999

Description from Karl Phillips… WKDF-FM 103.3 (Formerly WKDA-FM – see Bill Berlin) Nashville flips from Rock to Country as “Music City 103” and returns Carl P. Mayfield and the “P-Team” to the air after being fired from cross-town WSIX-FM a year earlier. […]

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Pat Sajak, “Radio 65” WSM Nashville | June 23, 1975

“Wheel of Fortune” host Pat Sajak started his career as many Television people did, in radio. Actually, aside from the fact that this is Pat Sajak like most of you have never heard before, this is also a side of WSM that […]

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A Legend Lives: A Sample of 650 WSM Nashville | September 16, 2014

WSM. Those three call letters bring up images, burned into the memory of past generations. An entire genre of American popular music essentially began right here at this radio station, in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1925 with a weekly show called, “The WSM […]

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Bill Berlin on 1240 WKDA Nashville – Part 2 | December 27, 1968

Just to prove that 8pm to Midnight were the ‘rock hours’ on top 40 AM radio, you’ll hear (scoped) hits by the Beatles and even Deep Purple, mixed in with the top Motown sounds. What’s really amazing about this aircheck, while Berlin […]

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Composite: WYHY Y-107 Nashville | May 25, 1994

Rhett Walker once told me that Y-107 had an incredible listener base right up till the day management pulled the plug. The apparent reason: The station name and logo had become synonymous with such outrageous on air behavior that local Christian preachers […]

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WYHY Y-107 Nashville gets featured on 48 Hours | 1989

Sometime in the late 1980’s, the evening news program ’48 Hours’ did a segment on top 40 radio. Or, should I say, outrageous radio. Y-107 was so outrageous, it was prominently featured as a classic example of ‘sinful’ lifestyle (yes, Jerry Falwell […]

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Tony Cox on WZKS 96-Kiss Nashville | July 1984

Nashville. Not Union, MS, as is the current home of those call letters. Everything changes, including this vintage 80s CHR which these days is WCJK from Murfreesboro, outside of Metro Nashville. Music City has always been a hotbed of radio talent and […]

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John Richbourg, 1510 WLAC Nashville | Program 10, Sometime, 1970s

Its impossible to nail down the date of this classic original broadcast. Not sure when ‘Program 10’ aired, nor are we sure of how the numbering scheme worked. Perhaps someone out there knows. We’re re-releasing this post with a few enhancements. Here’s […]

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WYHY Y-107 Nashville – 1988

More Y-107 Nashville. This was the second offering from Rhett Walker – and it’s even better than the first. More of the broadcast day is heard on this one.

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