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RECENT AIRCHECKS
OF THE WEEK...

(Contributors in brackets)

January 8
Clark Weber
WLS, January 3, 1969

(Don Shuttleworth)

January 1
Ron O'Brien
WCAR, December 31, 1971
(Bill Dulmage)
WGRQ preview and sign-on
(Dan Haber)


December 25
An Old-Fashioned Christmas, Pt. 6
audioldies.net, 2011
(Sam Ward)

December 18
Larry Douglas
CJOE, December 30, 1971
(Charlie Ritenburg)

December 11
Jay Nelson
CHUM, December 18, 1975
(CHUM Archives/Doug Thompson)

December 4
The Night John Lennon Died (Part 2)
WGRQ, CHUM-FM, CFNY, December 8-9, 1980
(Alan Powell)

November 27
Dennis Bell
CFOX, April 27, 1972

(Donald Major via Marc Denis)

November 20
Pat St. John
CKLW, November 1969
(Mark Yurko)

November 13
Bwana Johnny
KGB, November 11, 1968
(Bill Dulmage)

November 6
Dick Shannon
WCFL, October 18, 1972
(Don Shuttleworth)

 



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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.

Enjoy Scott Miller on CKLW-FM from January 14, 1987  (UNSCOPED)
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