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96X (WMJX) May 1978
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August 7
Contest Promos
CFTR 1972-73
(Dan Haber)

July 31
Hal Martin
CKLW, August 1971
(Tom Howard)

Don Stevens
CKLG, July 1971
(Ted Wendland)

July 24
Tom Shannon
WKBW, July 24, 1961, Pt. 2
(Russ Horton & John Troll)

July 17
Scott Carpenter
CHUM, July 12, 1972

(Bob Seed via Don Shuttleworth)

July 10
Cousin Brucie w/ Benny Bell
WNBC, 1975
(Dan Haber)

July 3
Dick Williams
CFPL, July 6, 1964, Pt. 3
(Charlie Ritenburg)

June 26
Dan Daniel
WMCA, April 22, 1963
(Scrapbook archives)

June 19
Dick Biondi
WLS, June 7, 1960
(Don Shuttleworth)

June 12
Dan Ingram
WCBS-FM, April 25, 1998
(Dan Haber)

 



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AIRCHECK OF THE WEEK

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Edition #899
August 21, 2016


TOM ALLAN
CFGO (ENERGY 1200) OTTAWA
APRIL 13, 1988

It was a perfect match - Energy 1200 and Tom Allan.

Thoroughly fitting the station's moniker, the high-energy Allan rocks the airwaves in this aircheck from an era we rarely feature - the late '80s. By this time, AM Top 40 music stations were dropping like flies but CFGO had just rejoined the fray, having jettisoned Top 40 for a short-lived adult contemporary format. Energy 1200 lasted nine years before finally switching to alternative and underground rock as "The Buzz" in late 1997. Less than a year later, the Buzz became all-sports Team 1200.

Enjoy Tom Allan on CFGO (Energy 1200) from April 13, 1988 ... in the Aircheck of the Week!

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But wait! That great radio lives again right here at Rock Radio Scrapbook. The unforgettable stations like CHUM, CKLW, CKEY, CKFH, CFTR, 1470 CFOX, CKGM, CJMS, CFUN, CKRC, FM 108, WKBW, WGR, WLS, WABC, KHJ and so many others can be heard and read about here.

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