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Edition #920 January 15, 2017 SCOTT MILLER CKLW-FM WINDSOR, ONT. JANUARY 14, 1987 (UNSCOPED)
The Big 8 was revived on FM - twice.
In 1986, CKEZ-FM made an
effort to re-create the sound of the old CKLW with an oldies format and the
old Johnny Mann jingles. By 1988 it was a middle-of-the-road station.
Another attempt to revive the Big 8 on FM - as 93.9 "The Legend" in the
early '90s - only lasted a couple of years before it too faded.
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One moment they were here, the next they were gone. Great stations, legendary deejays faded into the ether, seemingly forever.
But wait! That great radio lives again right here at Rock Radio Scrapbook. The unforgettable stations like CHUM, CKLW, CKEY, CKFH, CFTR, 1470 CFOX, CKGM, CJMS, CFUN, CKRC, FM 108, WKBW, WGR, WLS, WABC, KHJ and so many others can be heard and read about here.
Enjoy legendary deejays like Alan Freed, Hound Dog Lorenz, Jackson Armstrong, Robert W. Morgan, Hunter Hancock, Cousin Brucie, Dan Ingram, Dick Biondi, Wolfman Jack, Al Boliska, Jay Nelson, The Real Don Steele, Tom Rivers, Brian Skinner, Marc Denis, Red Robinson and many others. Also here: the history, the lineups and the stories of a great radio era now gone but fondly remembered.
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