Jammin’Down JD

WLUW (Energy 88.7) – Chicago – 11/22/96 – Jammin’Down JD & DJ Revel

“Club Jam” was a Friday night 8-hour dance music program that made its debut on Loyola University’s WLUW (Energy 88.7) in 1993. Please visit the archived JamTraxx Media Website for more information about the history of this program.  

WCBR (Cyber Radio 92-7) – Arlington Heights/Chicago, IL – 6/7/97 – Magic Juan

“Broadcasting from Chicago to the world…” Cyber Radio 92-7 was a brokered Dance CHR format that aired on weekends from approximately May to September 1997 on the suburban WCBR signal. According to this message board posting, it was the first radio station in the Chicago area to broadcast on the Internet. Cyber Radio debuted around the same time that longtime heritage Rhythmic CHR WBBM 96.3 FM “B96” shifted its focus from Dance music to a more traditional Rhythmic CHR approach, yet continued to position itself as “Chicago’s Dance Beat”. Cyber Radio poked fun at its competitor, featuring liners such as “This is a dance beat…(insert dance song)…this is not (insert R&B song)” and “We’ve Got the Beat”....

WLUW (Energy 88.7) – Chicago – 8/22/97 – Jammin’Down JD

“Club Jam” was a Friday night 8-hour dance music program that made its debut on Loyola University’s WLUW (Energy 88.7) in 1993.  Please visit the archived JamTraxx Media Website for more information about the history of this program. My apologies for the fair amount of static that is present throughout the first half of this aircheck.

WLUW (Energy 88.7) – Chicago – 12/27/97 – Jammin’Down JD

“Club Jam” was a dance music program that made its debut on Loyola University’s WLUW (Energy 88.7) in 1993. This is a sample airing of the program, recorded 18 years ago tonight.  Please visit the archived JamTraxx Media Website for more information about the history of this show.

WCBR (Cyber Radio 92-7) – Arlington Heights/Chicago, IL – 8/22/97 – Jammin’ Down JD

“Broadcasting from Chicago to the world…” Cyber Radio 92-7 was a brokered Dance CHR format that aired on weekends from approximately May to September 7, 1997 on the suburban WCBR signal. According to this message board posting, it was the first radio station in the Chicago area to broadcast on the Internet. Cyber Radio debuted around the same time that longtime heritage Rhythmic CHR WBBM 96.3 FM “B96″ shifted its focus from Dance music to a more traditional Rhythmic CHR approach, yet continued to position itself as “Chicago’s Dance Beat”. Cyber Radio poked fun at its competitor, featuring liners such as “This is a dance beat…(insert dance song)…this is not (insert R&B song)”and “We’ve Got the Beat”. Also from the aforementioned message board posting, legal issues took Cyber Radio off 9...

WLUW (Energy 88.7) – Chicago – 12/5/97 – Jammin’Down JD, Don Abato

“We don’t just play the hits…we make the hits”. “Club Jam” was a Friday night 8-hour dance music program that made its debut on Loyola University’s WLUW (Energy 88.7) in 1993. This is a sample airing of the program, recorded 15 years ago this month.  Please visit the archived JamTraxx Media Website for more information about the history of this program.    

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