One station, two formats, four years apart.
First, let's hear Dave Shafer from July 7, 1965, two years before CKLW switched to the Drake format and became the Big Eight in 1967. Then we hear Frank Brodie on September 17, 1969, about two years after the switch to Drake. Which do you like better?
Enjoy these two wonderful personalities plus lots of great Top 40 music in this UNSCOPED gems ... in the Aircheck of the Week.
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