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Remembering WPLJ, Through The Years | 1971 Through 2019

From 1971 through 2019, 95.5 WPLJ went through many different lives. From Progressive Rock, through Album Rock, New York’s Best Rock, Home of The Hits, Hit Radio 95, Power 95, Mojo Radio, to Adult Contemporary as simply 95.5PLJ. You may have had […]

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Celebrating 48 Years of WPLJ – Scott Shannon’s First Show – 95.5 WPLJ New York | April 11, 1991

Date of Recording: April 11, 1991 Station: 95.5 WPLJ New York City, New York Featured Air Talent: Michael Scott Shannon Contributor: Tony Impieri Date of Contribution: 8.05.16 Aircheck Entry: 1,424 Comments: “Smells like a ZOO in here!!” Honoring the legend that was […]

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New York City Rock Wars, featuring WHTZ, WAPP and WPLJ | August, 1983

You are talking about the nonsensical ravings of a lunatic mind… Narrated by Contributor Matt Seinberg of Big Apple Airchecks, this long composite logs the opening days of Z100… commercial free for a whole month! Then it moves on to a few […]

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Rich Kaminsky, 95.5 WPLJ New York City | April 10, 1999

Recording Date: 04.10.1999 Station: 95.5 WPLJ (WABC-FM/WWPR) New York City (Wikipedia) (Website) Format: Hot Adult Contemporary (Hot AC) Branded: New York’s Hit Music Station! Ownership: (Now) Cumulus Media Featured Air Personality: Rich Kaminski (WPLJ/WLTW) Contributor: Anonymous #1,570 You know what this song […]

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Sky Walker, 95.5 WPLJ ‘Power 95’ New York | August 28, 1990

Date of Recording: 08.28.1990 Station: 95.5 WPLJ New York Format: HotAC Ownership: ABC Featured Air Personality: Sky Walker Original Post Date: 04.11.2010 Original Comments: In this all-too-short QuickCheck, Sky Walker runs a TIGHT board, playing the hits of the day in the […]

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Paul Cubby Bryant, 100.3 WHTZ (Z100) Newark, NJ (New York City) | April 10, 1999

Recording Date: 04.10.1999 Station: 100.3 WHTZ New York City (Wikipedia) (Website) (Twitter) (Facebook) Format: Contemporary Hit Radio (CHR) Ownership: (Now) iHeartMedia, inc. / (Then) Malrite Media Branded: Z100, New York’s #1 Hit Music Station Featured Air Personality: Paul Cubby Bryant (WGH-FM/WHTZ/WKTU) (Wikipedia) […]

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QuickCheck: Wendy Williams, WPLJ Power 95 New York | October, 1989

Date of Reissue: 10.18.2017 Station: 95.5 WPLJ (WABC-FM) New York, New York, USA Format: CHR Featured Air Personality: Wendy Williams Contributor: Robyn Watts Original Post Date: October 30, 2007 Airchexx Entry: 653 Curator’s Notes: The writeup of this aircheck was written just […]

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Bill Brown, WCBS-FM New York | July 12, 1971

Date of Recording: 07.12.1971 Station: 101.1 WCBS-FM New York, New York, USA Format: Oldies Owner: CBS, Inc. Featured Air Personality: Bill Brown Contributor: Steven Green Comments: There are few recordings out there from before the Oldies format took hold at WCBS-FM. Still, […]

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Scott & Todd, 95.5 WPLJ New York | October 7, 1992

10/7/92 happens to be a Wednesday… a fact Scott Shannon points out right at the beginning of this high quality aircheck donated by Robyn Watts from her collection of tapes from California Aircheck. This one is from tape #152. We’ll give a […]

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Return of a Legend: Scott Shannon’s First Show; 101.1 WCBS-FM New York, Part 2 | March 3, 2014

Continuing where Part 1 left off, Scott Shannon is given a huge welcome as the new host of the WCBS-FM Morning show! WCBS-FM has come a long way from the days when “Jack” put an end to the Oldies of the 50s […]

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Return of a Legend: Scott Shannon’s First Show; 101.1 WCBS-FM New York, Part 1 | March 3, 2014

Starting out much the way WHTZ “Z-100” did in 1983, legendary programmer, jock and superb morning host Scott Shannon returns to wake New Yorkers after a one week break following his ‘retirement’ from 23 years in Mornings at WPLJ. What a welcome […]

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