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CKLW-FM Windsor, Ont.
January 14, 1987
1:01:11 (unscoped)

"Ladies and gentlemen, the good times are back!"

Sometimes, you can't go home again.

In 1986, Windsor, Ont.- station CKEZ attempted to recreate the old CKLW-AM with an oldies format on FM. Back with a vengeance were the old Johnny Mann jingles, some of the legendary personalities of the past, and many of the '50s, '60s and '70s hits that CKLW-AM had played as hits and were now oldies.

It didn't last - the station evolved into a middle-of-the-road format in 1988 as CKMR-FM and it appeared once again the Big Eight sound would be forever consigned to the dustbin of history. But in 1991 another attempt was made to revive this classic station - the CKLW-FM calls were again restored and the station called itself "93.9 The Legend." Despite the presence of well-known jocks like Tom Shannon and Dave Shafer, the format didn't last and by 1993 it was gone.

Scott Miller was one of the jocks on the 1986-88 CKLW-FM. Miller also entertained at CKLW-AM in the 1980s as part of a career that has included stops at CFTR Toronto, WOMC Detroit, WJMK Chicago, FUN-FM (CKCL-FM) Vancouver and WOLX-FM Madison, Wis.

Hear Scott Miller on CKLW-FM here.

Hear Scott Miller on CKLW-FM here.

(The Don Shuttleworth Collection)

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