Edition #1297
Week of May 26, 2024

Station: KILT Houston
Date: July 11, 1966
Time: 33:42 (Pt. 2, unscoped)
             21:57 (Pt. 2, scoped)

KILT wore the big boy pants in Houston Top 40 radio for nearly two-and-a-half decades.

The station that went on the air in 1948 as KLEE switched format to Top 40 and call letters to KILT in 1957. The new calls were a nod to owner Gordon McLendon, who called himself "The Old Scotsman" on air (Scots wear kilts, well some of them do). The Big 610 KILT was the leading hit music station for 24 years, until the switch to country in 1981.

Chuck Dunaway was one of many jocks who appeared behind the KILT mic during their time as a rock station. On this aircheck, he interviews long-time Stones frontman Mick Jagger.

Enjoy Chuck Dunaway on KILT (UNSCOPED) here.

Enjoy Chuck Dunaway on KILT (SCOPED) here.

(The Joe Fazio Collection)

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