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100 of 1966
this brief excerpt, 'JA the DJ' (Good Guy Jack
Alix) can be heard counting down the top nine songs of 1966
on January 1st, 1967. Jack had been the night guy at crosstown
in Arlington before coming over the WPGC in 1966.
was most likely recorded off the air from the FM (which was 100%
simulcast with the AM). At the end of the tape as the AM (daytimer)
sign off occurs, you'll hear Jack urge listeners to 'switch over
now' to the FM. Years later, DC would become the first FM dominant
market in the country, due in no small measure to WPGC's longtime
effort to convert cume over to the FM.
things to listen for:
The 'Good Guys' New Year's Greeting (Harv
Moore, 'Tiger' Bob
Raleigh (Bill Miller), Cousin
Alix & newsguy,
Jack repeatedly refers to the Top 100 list that listeners can
mail for. A copy of said mentioned list can be found below.
heard throughout the tape are mainly from PAMS,
but some were from a package called 'Funtastic' by Spot
Productions of Dallas. Jack's Bat-jingle was from a package
called 'Thatman' from the same company.
The March of Dimes teaser promo,
voiced by then night guy Bob
Raleigh (Bill Miller), touts PM driver & PD 'Cousin
Duffy' walking from Dulles Airport in the Virginia suburbs
to downtown DC. The event coincided with a major blizzard but
went off anyway.
('the boy next door') is the voice on the Free State Cycle spot.
Jack's weekly gig at a local club featured the 'English Setters',
a local band of renown in the Metro area. His promo
coincided with a New Year's night dance there.
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