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WHTZ (Z100) – New York – Nov/Dec ’91 – Various personalities

Recorded around this time of the year, 22 years ago, this is a sample of what is/was probably America’s best-sounding major market CHR.

WHTZ (Z100) – New York – Jan ’84 – Hollywood Hamilton, Joe Davis, Shadoe Stevens

30 years ago today, New York’s Z100 hit the airwaves for the first time. According to the station’s Wikipedia page, within 74 days, the station had climbed from last place to first place in the ratings.  On this aircheck, you will hear Z100 celebrating this remarkable feat. Please visit our sister site,, for a more detailed tribute to this legendary CHR station.