Tony Davis, FIRST DAY Eagle 106 WEGX Philadelphia | March 1987

In the 1980’s, Philadelphia’s 106.1 FM seemed cursed. No matter what Cox Radio put on the frequency, nothing seemed to work. In 1981, it was WWSH Stereo 106, playing a mix of Beautiful Music & Soft Adult Contemporary. It had an audience, […]

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Dave Charity & WPLJ’s Transition from ROCK to TOP 40, 95.5 WPLJ New York | July 1983

In early 1983, longtime Rock stalwart, 95.5 WPLJ, began a slow transition from Album Oriented Rock station to a Top 40/Contemporary Hit Radio format. When word started spreading around the market that a Top 40 format was coming to 100.3 WVNJ-FM in New […]

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Format Change from Top 40 to Country, 93KHJ Los Angeles | November 7, 1980

It was more than a radio station… It was a big part of Southern California in the 1960s & 70s. 93 KHJ “Boss Radio” became a hit music station in May 1965. Boss Radio was king. The station’s roster of DJs read like an […]

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Final Weeks of Top 40 93KHJ Los Angeles | October 1980

It was more than a radio station… It was a big part of Southern California in the 1960s & 70s. 93 KHJ “Boss Radio” became a hit music station in May 1965. For about three years its competition was its neighbor on the […]

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Major Tom, 980 HITS CHTX Montreal | August 1990

  CKGM was a legendary  Top 40 station in Montreal, through the 1970s, into the 80s. It was one of the few bi-lingual stations, with jocks speaking in English & French, and the music in both languages as well. That was until […]

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WPLJ 95.5 New York, End of WPLJ & Launch of K-Love | May 31 2019

May 31, 2019 was a day many New Yorkers will never forget. It was the day WPLJ went away. 95.5 WPLJ signed on the air in 1971 as an Album Oriented Rock station. By the late 1970s, the playlist had tightened a […]

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