Carol Miller, 95.5 WPLJ New York | 1979

Carol Miller is one of the longest-running New York radio personalities. Miller’s professional journey began in 1971 at Progressive Rock WMMR in Philadelphia. She quickly got the attention of New York’s Rock powerhouse 95.5 WPLJ in 1973, where she first became a […]

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Scott Shannon, 95.5 WPLJ New York | March 13 1992

By 1991, Michael Scott Shannon had done just about everything you could do in radio. He had been on air at legendary stations like WMPS in Memphis, Nashville’s WMAK, & Quixie in Dixie, WQXI Atlanta. At WRBQ Tampa, Shannon, along with partner […]

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Frankie Crocker, 107.5 WBLS New York |1974

Frankie Crocker, “The Chief Rocker,” began his radio career at WUFO Buffalo, while studying pre-law at the University of Buffalo. His smooth, on air style soon had New York City calling. Frankie took a job at New York’s R&B station, 1600 WWRL. […]

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Jean Shepherd Halloween Show ’72, 710 WOR New York | October 31, 1972

Jean Shepherd, is probably best known to many as the writer, & the narrator of the holiday classic, “A Christmas Story. Jean was a master story teller. Every night, on KYW in Cleveland, then on 710 WOR New York, Jean would spend […]

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Bob & Ray FINAL SHOW, 710 WOR New York | April 30 1976

In 1946, Bob Elliott was a disc jockey on Boston’s WHDH, and Ray Goulding a newscaster on the same station. They would often visit with each other while on the air. Their informal banter was so appealing that WHDH would call on […]

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Don Imus Does Billy Sol Hargus, 66 WNBC New York | 1982

It was at KUTY, in Palmdale, California, where Don Imus began his on-air character Billy Sol Hargus, a radio evangelist named and inspired by preacher Billy James Hargis. The bit became very popular, so popular, that when Imus went to work in […]

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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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Ed Baer, 97 WYNY New York | 1980

Ed Baer spent more than a 50 years on New York area stations, including as a “Good Guy” on WMCA, (Dan Ingram helped Ed land the WMCA gig!) followed by stops at 101 WCBS-FM, New York 97 WYNY, 1050 WHN, and he […]

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Jean Shepherd, 710 WOR New York | Sept 21 1969

Even if you think you’ve never heard Jean Shepherd, you have! If you have ever seen the movie, “A Christmas Story,” you’ve heard Jean Shepherd! Jean wrote the story, and also narrated the movie as well. Jean was a story teller. Every […]

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Bobby Rich with special guest Meat Loaf, 98.7 WXLO 99X New York | October 5, 1978

Bumper Morgan is the first voice you hear on this hour-long scope, then Bobby Rich starts off this particular show, in his words, “broadcasting from a brand new studio that’s never been used before”.

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Random Dan Ingram Bits, 77 WABC New York | 1967-1969

      For may, the “glory” years of 77 WABC New York, were from 1966 to 1972. In the ratings, the station was untouchable. The station was so popular that many stations around the country molded themselves after WABC. Dan Ingram […]

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Bruce Morrow & Chuck Leonard from 1974: WABC New York Rewound 2007 Hour #12 donated by Contributor/Restorian Rob Frankel

For eight years, from 1999 to 2007, NewsTalk 77 WABC New York took one day out of the year to remember it’s historic music radio format. It was a treat for listeners, and while pre-produced by then Production Director Johnny Donovan (himself […]

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