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Lewis did weekend overnights at WPGC in the Spring of 1978
while he worked at WYRE
in Annapolis. Heard on this aircheck
from early one Sunday morning in the Spring of '78, he plays the
hits of the day, mainly from 'Saturday Night Fever'. With
no fewer than a half dozen singles from the Soundtrack out concurrently,
the station began routinely featuring double plays from it. In
the course of this tape
covering about 90 minutes, 'How Deep Is Your Love' / 'Stayin'
Alive' and 'Night Fever ' / 'More Than A Woman'
are heard back to back. The Disco phenomena was at full speed!
not shaking their collective booties, listeners had the chance
to win, of all things, Ted Nugent's latest album and qualify
for a trip to LA to see the California Jam II. Other upcoming
For It' in which listeners had to correctly identify the
last three songs played, then got to identify other songs hooks
to go for even more cash.
teasing it is done by late night guy, Steve
Michaels. Preceding him on the air every evening was Waylon
Richards who does the one for the World of Wheels show
in which a pinball machine was being given away by the station.
One lone commercial
is included on this aircheck,
an agency one for Pabst Extra Lite beer.
does a couple of newscasts
on this tape.
A terrorist attack in Israel and the 96 day nationwide coal strike
were among the stories featured. Liz
Kiley, the overnight voice during the week is heard on a Soundoff
about Police response codes used in emergencies. This particular
one was in response to an earlier one complaining about the manner
in which Police respond to non-emergencies. Following the Great
Strike That Struck Out in May of 1977, the voicing duties
on these were done by the airstaff.
Prior to that time Bob
Raleigh, (Bill Miller) long time newsguy
deposed by the Strike
handled the chore. For many years earlier however, General
Howard did the task as the anonymous, 'Mr. Soundoff'.
were from JAM
from the 'Positron' package originally created the year
before for WABC
/ New York. Both stations identified themselves at the time as
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