Monday, February 18, 2013

KPCS 89.3 Pasadena bumper sticker circa 1972

It was the highlight of 147 KXOA's Billy The Earl's radio career...but they didn't even give him a stinkin' bumper sticker for the 1972 Pee Green Ford Maverick back in 1972... but they only had about 3 listeners, so who the hell cares?

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

WILK Wilkes-Barre PA The Great 98 music survey 4-6-69

WILK (The Great 98) Wilkes-Barre PA actually had the balls to publish a Top 98 survey every week. You KNOW it contained a lot of crap...  Image courtesy of California Aircheck 

WABC New York 6-1-68 Music Power Survey Roby Yonge

Roby Yonge had a long 2-hour airshift on WABC back in 1968 - 1-3PM. This WABC Music Power Survey is from 6-1-68; they switched to this format earlier in 1968 from the old All American Survey   Image courtesy California Aircheck 

KHJ Los Angeles Thirty music survey 1972 Robert W. Morgan

KHJ was the big dog of Top 40 radio in Los Angeles in the early 70's. Here's issue #346 with KHJ's Robert W. Morgan on the cover. Image courtesy California Aircheck 

147KXOA's Billy The Earl drinks Pabst Blue Ribbon all night long

147KXOA's BillyThe Earl is giving away $14.99 sandwiches if you can guess how many Pabst Blue Ribbon beers he drinks between Midnight-6 every morning on The Giant X... live streaming at  An extra gift if you also catch him belching during the show..

KFWB Los Angeles Fabulous Forty Survey 8-1-59

KFWB was the first big Top 40 station for Los Angeles back in the Fifties with Chuck Blore's "Color Radio" Top 40 format. Here's the 8-1-59 KFWB Fab Forty with pictures of the DJs on the cover. Images courtesy California Aircheck

WIBG Philadelphia 2-18-69 Big 30 music survey #41

WIBG and WFIL were the big Top 40 stations for Philadelphia back in the 60's. Here's a 1969 WIBG Big 30 survey. Image courtesy of CaliforniaAircheck 

CKY Winnipeg 1965 year-end music survey Top 50 of 1965

CKY was one of the big Top 40 stations for Winnipeg back in the 60's. Here's their "Happy Difference Hit-Line" year end chart for 1965 with the Top 50 of the year.  Image courtesy of California Aircheck