Sunday, January 28, 2018

A FEW MORE BLASTS FROM THE PAST

91.1 CJRT-FM Toronto Glen Woodcock “The Big Band Program”, continuation of previous aircheck of the same station, from after 11:00 p.m. to after 12:30 a.m.

1320 CFGM Toronto from 1980, various anncrs including Bill Nelson and shows such as “Country Concert”, “Country Showcase”, “Country Countdown”, and a country countdown weekend. Also an exerpt from a news story by John Elston about teenage runaways on drugs.


105.1 CKQM-FM Peterborough, ID “This is QM FM, Country 105”, exerpt from a show called “Big Country.”

Saturday, January 20, 2018

MORE BLASTS FROM THE PAST

96.9 WGRQ Buffalo with Todd Tiberius jocking block party weekend, then introducing “The Album Sixpack” at midnight.

CBC Radio from the last Saturday in either 1985 or 1986, Danny Finkleman telling his audience to stay tuned for “Parka Patrol” with Gary Dunford.

98.3 CFLY-FM Kingston from either 1986 or 1987 with Neil Kirby teeing up songs for the 3:00 hour.


1320 CFGM Toronto from late 1980, some time after 10:00 a.m. till after 11:00, anncr Gord Ambrose with”Country Concert” featuring Lefty Frizzell, a woman phoning in a tribute to Dave Johnson, then into CHOO Ajax and unidentified anncr, then back to CFGM and unidentified anncr.

Friday, January 19, 2018

RADIO-RELATED STUFF

Picked up 98.9 The Drive twice in two days a couple weeks ago.

I like that Suberu commercial with the grandmother and grandson.

Lana Gay is doing a good job on Indie 88.5.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

RADIO-RELATED STUFF

Sad to hear of the death of Milt Rosenberg.

Glad Michael Herzog is back on RBN.

Glad Brother Stair is mostly gone from the airwaves. Let's hope it stays this way..

SEVERAL MORE BLASTS FROM THE PAST

101.5 CFMP-FM Peterborough with promo for “Dick Cavett’s Comedy Show” and Comedy Spot feature; later anncr giving time of 3:45.

98.3 CFLY-FM Kingston from 1986 or 1987 with Neil Kirby giving temperature, times of 3:12 and 3:19 and promoting “Nightcap” and another show coming on that night after it. Later on the tape, an ID “Quality rock and roll in Syracuse is found on the new 104.7 Kiss FM.”

92.5 CISS-FM Toronto from spring 1999, Darren Jones with guest Paul Maguire from YTV, mentions of TTC going on strike the next day and call to a friend who’d just turned 30. Commercials for Sleep Country, Splash/The Deep End, and The Old Spaghetti Factory.

98.3 CFLY-FM Kingston with Don Robinson “All That Jazz”, read commercial for events taking place at the Prince George Hotel. Then, Neil Kirby giving time of just before 2:00 and teeing up next hour’s songs.


97.9 WPXY-FM Rochester from early March 1987 with anncr giving away tickets to a Rochester Americans game. Then, into WNTQ Syracuse from just after 3:30 to well after 4:00, jingle “Today’s hot hits, 93Q.” Anncr Bob Brown giving weather forecast, then promo for syndicated show “On the Radio.” Later, Bob Brown doing liner for chicken supper at a church.