Ron White on a Sunday
morning on a Million Dollar Weekend. Ron left WOLF for Rochester;
and WBBF, later to become Pete McKay and return to the Big
15 in 1973. The name actually came
from WGRD in Grand Rapids,
Michigan, WOLF's sister station where the "real" Ron White was the
P.D. This aircheck recorded June 27, 1971 is from the Lee
Thanks to Bob (Lowry)
Sherman for this flawless execution the "Drake" format on Big
15. This recorded on a weeknight the week of July 7,
Thanks to Bob (Lowry)
Sherman for these great sounding airchecks of the Big 15. This
recorded on a weeknight the week of August 25, 1971. Great
Another classic Dale Dorman aircheck thanks to Lee Goodman.
Recorded Friday, September 24, 1971. Dale, originally from the
Central New York area is sitting in for Jim Sims on one of his
visits home. Sounds like he never left.
Using the Drake jingles and format, Howie
having a great evening recorded October 13, 1971 on the Big 15. Howie can be heard weekends on
KOGO, San Diego.
Replaced Rick Gary on his departure to
Memphis. Don moved to WAXC in Rochester before returning to WOLF
sales and eventually General Manager in the late 70's. Don was
former Project Manager for Spectrum Ink Publishing in Tampa.
Howie came to the
Big 15 from Radio Caroline off the coast of the UK. http://www.offshoreradio.co.uk/djsb.htm This link has a very nice story of Howie (who
used Bud Ballou on Caroline) as well as an aircheck from 1967. What
the story dosen't mention is Howie was program director of the very
successful 94 Rock (WSYR-FM) until he left Syracuse in 1981. He is
currently the weekend news anchor on KOGO San Diego, California.
..."The Sugar Bear"
Chris Kaye replaced Jerry
Morgan in August of 1971. Chris moved on in February 1973. His
replacement was Big Don Bieffer who came to Syracuse from CKFH in
Toronto. He returned to CKFH in June of 73, and was replaced by Todd
Rick Gary's return April 17, 1972 from WMPS, Memphis from the Lee
Rick Gary did 4 tours of duty at WOLF, first
in 1968 in the news department, then replacing Howie Castle mid-days
in December of 1969. He remained until March of 1971 being replaced
by Don Ryan.
Rick stayed briefly before starting mornings at
Rick Gary, Chip Lee
The 11:40 newscast with
Bob McMahon, Currently at WBZ, Boston followed by Rick Gary's
goodbye: his second departure as he leaves for WMEX. Recorded
December 7, 1972. And a short break of Chip Lee who held the
Noon to 3 spot. From the Lee Goodman