Sunday, September 16, 2012

WIBG Philadelphia Big 30 survey #50 4-22-69

WIBG and WFIL were the big Top 40 stations for Philadelphia back in the 60's and 70's. Here's a WIBG Big 30 survey from April 1969. Image courtesy California Aircheck

Sunday, September 2, 2012

147KXOA's Billy the Earl still lives for the 80' you can see, his hair style hasn't changed a bit in the past 30+ years....

Sunday, July 8, 2012

KFRC San Francisco Shana publicity sheet 1974

Here's a publicity sheet from 610/KFRC San Francisco from about 1974 when Shana joined the station for the 2-6AM air shift    Courtesy California Aircheck 

Saturday, July 7, 2012

San Luis Obispo Hooper ratings November 1970

I believe that this came out of a KSLY sales package in 1971...KSLY had pretty close to 50% of the audience back then..MOR KVEC a distant second place... Courtesy California Aircheck 

Friday, July 6, 2012

KCBQ San Diego Big Q Survey 2-6-66

Here's what happens when you run out of good pictures to run on your music survey, you use a pic of Ssgt. Barry Sadler....KCBQ San Diego survey from back on 2-6-66. Image courtesy of California Aircheck  Want to HEAR KCBQ from 1966, check out the Classic Issue section of the California AIrcheck website for tapes available for purchase

Monday, June 4, 2012

WKYC Cleveland 10-16-68 music survey

WKYC (formerly KYW) was part of the big Cleveland Top 40 battle in the mid-60's along with WIXY and WHK. This Power Radio WKYC music survey is from 10-16-68. Great staff, including Fred Winston & Chuck Dunaway back then. Image courtesy California Aircheck

WCFL Chicago Dick & Doug 6-14-75

The Voice Of Labor, Super CFL, rocked out along with WLS in the 60's and 70's. This WCFL survey is from 6-14-75 and has a picture of the CFL morning show, Dick & Doug on the cover. Image courtesy of California Aircheck

Saturday, May 5, 2012

When Billy The Earl isn't buying Dick Tracy crap on Ebay, he's buying Green Lantern crap on Ebay....Here's Billy at the Junior Journeyman Superhero Camp in Stockton last month.....Yeah, good luck with that, Billy...don't scare the kids, or the listeners...would you dare to let your Grandpa listen to Billy The Earl all night long on the Giant X, 147 KXOA? He might just pee his pants..  I don't think KHJ would have put this pic on one of their surveys, Billy, if you know what I'm talkin' about....

Friday, May 4, 2012

Wichita's big Top 40 station back in the 60's was KLEO (Where The Good Guys Live). On the rear is a large picture of the KLEO overnight DJ, Harvey   Image courtesy California Aircheck 

Itty bitty KNUZ on "graveyard" AM frequency 1230 was one of the legendary top 40 stations for Houston back in the 60's along with KILT. On the rear side are pictures of all the K-NUZ Good Guys    image courtesy California Aircheck 

Sunday, March 25, 2012

WAIL Baton Rouge music survey 7-31-60

WAIL (a whale of a station) was the big Top 40 station for Baton Rouge Louisiana back in the 60's. Here's a very early WAIL survey from way back in 1960. Image courtesy of California Aircheck

Sunday, March 11, 2012

KHJ Los Angeles 12-11-68 Johnny Williams

For years Johnny Williams made KHJ sound great all-night's a 1968 KHJ Boss 30 with Johnny on the cover. Image courtesy California Aircheck

Thursday, March 1, 2012

KFRC San Francisco 12-6-67 music survey

KEWB was over by 1967, that left KFRC and KYA to duke it out in San Francisco. Here's KFRC Big 30 issue #80 from 1967. Image courtesy of California Aircheck

KGB 13-K SanDiego music survey 4-24-81Gary Cocker

Back in the 60's it was 136/KGB and Boss Radio under the Bill Drake consultancy. They dropped Top 40 in 1972 but returned in 1979 as "13-K" under John Lander, which worked again for a few years until Top 40 radio on AM was pretty much dead in San Diego. This 13-K survey has a picture of Gary Cocker who have previously worked in LA at K-100 and San Francisco at KYA. Image courtesy of California Aircheck

Friday, February 10, 2012

KWK St. Louis 5-18-62 music survey

KWK, WIL and KXOK were playing Top 40 music for St. Louis back in the early 60's. Not as famous as WIL of KXOK, here's a KWK music survey from 1962. Image courtesy California Aircheck

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

WLS Chicago 12-31-65 4-29-66

Billy The Earl and Philberto are selling more of Billy's prized survey collection at their next estate sale; here's a couple more examples of mint WLS Chicago surveys from Billy's collection. At least all of the DJ pictures are there on the rear of the one survey.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

KXOK St. Louis 5-6-67 Sing-A-Long Survey

Some lineup changes at KXOK in 1967 such as Lou Cooley and Hap Hopkins now on KXOK. Image courtesy of California Aircheck

Thursday, January 12, 2012

KIST Santa Barbara 1965

Here are parts of a 1965 sales sheet from Top 40 KIST in Santa Barbara, including pictures of the KIST DJs. Little bitty KIST on 1340 was quoting the January 1965 Pulse as placing them "by far Number ONE" in Santa Barbara. KIST had a great signal considering their tower was atop the building they were in at 735 State Street in downtown Santa Barbara. Images courtesy California Aircheck

Thursday, January 5, 2012

KHJ Los Angeles Boss 30 #302 4-14-71 Mark Elliott

Early days of Mark Elliott at KHJ; he did various daytime shifts at KHJ but was typically on the Noon-3 shift. Image courtesy California Aircheck