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KITS (Live 105) – San Francisco – 6/24/95 – Rolin West

Recorded 21 years ago today, this is a brief sample of The Bay Area’s longtime Alternative/Modern Rocker. Visit the KITS page on Wikipedia for more information on the history of this station.

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WFHN (Fun 107) – Fairhaven/New Bedford, MA – 6/21/98

“Fun 107″ (107.1 WFHN Fairhaven/New Bedford, MA) certainly lived up to its relatively unique name.  In the late 90′s, it was one of the best-sounding stations around, offering a Rhythmic-leaning Mainstream CHR format that even included a few dance/rhythmic classics.  Voiced by the late and great Brian James, here’s a sample of the station from […]

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KRBE (104 KRBE) – Houston – 6/13/98 – Dino

Per Wikipedia – on Saturday nights from 1996 to 2002, 104 KRBE aired “The Beat” – one of the most progressive dance music programs on U.S. radio – live-to-air from The Roxy, which was of the premier nightclubs in Houston. This is a sample of the program from June 13, 1998 (recorded 18 years ago tonight). http://fmairchecks.com/tanim/KRBE/KRBE-Jun-13-1998.mp3Podcast: Embed

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WPLJ (The All New ‘PLJ – Power 95) – New York – 1990 – Greg Thunder

Courtesy of the now-defunct mp3airchecks.com, here’s a sample of New York’s WPLJ during as days as “Power 95”, but after the station adopted a lean towards more adult-oriented, pop/rock hits. Interestingly, the station also used “Musicradio” (made famous by WABC-AM) and “The All New PLJ” as supplementary monikers. Visit Wikipedia for more information on the […]

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KKFR (Power 92) – Phoenix – Spring/Memorial Day Weekend 1997 – Various Personalities

During the mid-1990’s, under the direction of Program Director Don Parker, KKFR (Power 92) in Phoenix was at its peak, registering an all-time high 7.1 share (12+) in the Winter 1996 Arbitron survey. The station offered a broad Rhythmic CHR mix that focused primarily on dance and R&B music. In the Spring of 1996, KBZR […]

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WEGX (Eagle 106) – Philadelphia – 1992 – Spyder Harrison

This is a sample of Philadelphia’s Eagle 106 during its final year as a Top 40 station. At the time, the station was engaged in a fierce battle with competitor WIOQ (Q102).

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