WNBC was obviously trying very hard to sound as boring as possible in this aircheck, playing several slow songs in row - probably to contrast the coming change to full out Top 40. At the time, Steele was retiring from his daily Monday-Saturday programs.
He remained on Saturdays weekly for many years, and eventually went to once monthly.
Thanks to contributor emeritus Jim Schultz WINE Danbury CT 1976.
() As a student at SUNY New Paltz NY, I got a real kick out of listening to WINE at 95.1FM.
For the last 30 years, the station has been known as Album Rock "I-95" with the calls WRKI.
) Aircheck was contributed by Famous Amos WCBS-FM New York 2008.
() Jim's Halloween shows were always a lot of fun, and this one is no exception.
It features lots of sound effects and novelty records - in other words, it differed from that average, everyday format that WACKY 102 did!
Download this aircheck as an mp3 file by RIGHT CLICKING HERE. () For the last 25 years, Fox has been meteorologist at WTNH-TV New Haven, but back in the late 70's, he was jocking at WPEN in Philadelphia.
WPEN was a significant force in those days, known as great sounding adult contemporary station.