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RECENT AIRCHECKS
OF THE WEEK...

(Contributors in brackets)

July 26 - Carl Banas
CKFM, May 12, 1975
(Bill Dulmage)

July 19 - Dusty Rhodes
WSAI, May 8, 1966
(Dusty Rhodes)

July 12 - Dave Shafer
CKLW, August 22, 1971
(Tom Howard & Don Shuttleworth)

July 5 - Bobby Steele
CHLO, July 14, 1968
(Charlie Ritenburg)

June 28 - Terry Steele
CHUM, July 1, 1980
(John Christopher Sutton)

June 21 - Bob Lewis
WABC-FM, June 1967 (Pt. #1)

(Scrapbook archives)

June 14 - Dave Mickie
CKEY, June 17, 1963
(Bill Dulmage)

June 7 - Peter Garland
CKSL, October 1, 1979
(Bill Dulmage)

May 31 - Jim Brady
WQRN, June 27, 2006
(Bruce Ebright)

May 24
 - Tom Rivers
CKLW, August 29, 1971
(Tom Howard via Don Shuttleworth)

 



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Enjoy the Aircheck of the Week!
AIRCHECK OF THE WEEK

Edition #845
August 2, 2015


TOMMY SHANNON
WKBW BUFFALO, N.Y.
JULY 25, 1961, PT. 1 (UNSCOPED)

It's the gift that keeps on giving.

On July 24-25 1961, radio enthusiast Paul Carlson and some of his friends holed up in a Buffalo hotel room and taped Top 40 giant WKBW for 24 consecutive hours. The recordings survived all these years and long-time contributor Russ Horton sent the audio file to us several years ago. The original tape was scoped, but John Troll of the New York Radio Message Board has started restoring these historic recordings and has sent us the portion where Tommy Shannon fills in for Russ Syracuse. Enjoy!

It's Tommy Shannon on WKBW from July 25, 1961, Pt. 1 (UNSCOPED) ... 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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