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XM 60s on 6 salutes Jack Armstrong, Part 1 | March 2008

While we don’t usually stray into the foray of Satellite Radio, this time it seems appropriate, as we’ve received, courtesy of J. R. Russ, a studio quality recording of this four hour tribute to the late Jack Armstrong.

XM Radio’s 60s channel, “60s on 6” regularly does radio station re-creations, usually hosted by Terry “Motormouth” Young. This time, instead of a re-creation, Terry hosts a night of restored airchecks of Armstrong. Part one as heard here, features a young Jack Armstrong using his real name, John Larsh on North Carolina’s powerhouse 61 WAYS Charlotte. Vintage stuff from over 40 years ago… classic commercials included.

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Steve West

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Steve West is a 41 year veteran of broadcasting. His air work as a Jock and News Anchor includes six radio markets and over two-dozen radio stations. Steve is the founder of and - All the BIG Hits!

2 thoughts on “XM 60s on 6 salutes Jack Armstrong, Part 1 | March 2008

  1. Steven Green says:

    Steve, thanks so much! for posting this show. I enjoy hearing unscoped airchecks, lately on airchexx. I do not have satellite, not enough hours in the day with all the other options, so I am really appreciate getting this tribute. I knew about it, but have not heard it until now.

    Keep up the great service that you are doing to keep radio alive.

  2. I was a high school buddy of John’s. He used to come home with me for the weekend and we double dated two sisters in Hendersonville, N C.
    He left during the school year to go back to Chapel Hill to finish high school.
    Kept up with his career through friends and saw him in November of 2003 at a high school reunion when he flew up in his plane and we ate lunch and had a great visit for a few hours when he had to fly back to Greensboro.
    He was a great friend.

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