Station: CJWA Wawa, Ontario
Date: April 24, 1978
Time: 1:00:12 (unscoped)
              25:10 (scoped)

The Wawa Goose

As the song goes, "Video Killed the Radio Star." But that's only part of the story.

On this aircheck, Steve Summer spins the hits on CJWA Wawa in the spring of 1978. Summer is "learning the craft" as many a jock did back in the day when radio jobs were aplenty and stations had live jocks 24/7. One wonders how the aspiring jocks of today "earn their wings." Or maybe they don't, and wind up in other careers but sometimes dreaming what a career in radio would have been like. Who knows how many potential Wolfman JacksCousin Brucies and Tom Rivers are out there never to be heard? But their former learning grounds are now occupied by computer hard drives, and radio is the worse for it.

Enjoy Steve Summer on CJWA (UNSCOPED) here

Enjoy Steve Summer on CJWA (SCOPED) here

(The Don Shuttleworth Collection)

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