Below you will find recordings of radio station jingles and examples of programming formats which have been submitted to us over the years.
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1973 March, Drake-Chenault Demo Promotional 2-disc album, .mp3 92 mins.
You can view graphics of the album sleeve including the front, the back and the album contents list, as well as an accompanying letter from D-C’s Executive Vice President, Pat Shaughnessy. This double album includes demos for the automated radio station format that arguably helped ruin music radio by eliminating the personal touch between the DJ and his/her listener. Details…
Side 1: Stereo
“Hit Parade” format for WLCY Tampa, Florida.
“Solid Gold” format for KXOA Sacramento, California.
Side 2: Stereo
“Classic Gold” format for KRTH (K-Earth) Los Angeles California.
“Great American Country” format for KRSI Minneapolis.
Side 3: Mono
“History of Rock’n’Roll” program feature.
“Golden Years” program feature.
Side 4: Mono
“Top 100 of the 60s” program feature.
Drake Jingles: Series 1.
Drake Jingles: Double A.
1964-1968, Pams jingles for WABC, New York City and KLIF, Dallas, .mp3 29-1/2 mins.
This set of PAMS jingles includes the following:
1964, series 27 “Jet Set/Action” for WABC, New York City.
1965, series 29 “Go-Go” for WABC, New York City.
1967, series 32A “Swizzle” for WABC, New York City.
1968, series 35A “All Sound” for KLIF, Dallas.
1972, Pams series 43 “Textures” for WABC, New York City, .mp3 11 mins. View box.
1973, Pams “Custom ’73” promo, .mp3 8-3/4 mins. View box.
1968, Radio Caroline South jingles, .mp3 6-1/2 mins.
On 3rd March 1968, both radio Caroline ships “Mi Amigo” and “Caroline”, were seized and towed to Amsterdam by the Wijsmuller salvage company to secure unpaid servicing bills. The mv. Caroline was scrapped but in 1972, the Radio Caroline South ship, mv. Mi Amigo, was sold at auction to Gerard van Dam. Some of the Mi Amigo’s studio equipment, including this Ampex tape recorder, a Spotmaster cassette player and some tapes, were purchased by free radio enthusiast, John Ker, who subsequently very kindly provided these few remaining 1968 recordings dubbed direct from the Spotmaster to the Ampex tape recorder. The recordings include:
1. Johnnie Walker announcing the Andy Archer show with theme tune “Flamingo” by Herb Alpert. (2’14”).
2. Announcement for the Henry Morgan show with theme tune “Sucu Sucu” by the Laurie Johnson Orchestra. (2’20”).
3. “Headline International News” jingle. (7″).
4. “Caroline the sound of the nation” jingle (no vocal). (5-1/2″).
5. “Sounds fine it’s Caroline” jingle (vocal). (17-1/2″).
6. “Boing” sound. (5″).
7. “This is the Spangles Muldoon lunchtime show”. (3″).
8. Advert. for Crosse & Blackwell chicken soup. (27″).
9. Advert for “Motorcycle” magazine. (17″).
William B. Tanner
1973, Demonstration tape for “Mini-Hits” jingles, .mp3 8-1/4 mins. View box.
1973, Demonstration tape for “Creative Sales Service”, .mp3 17 mins. View box.
Bill Tanner created the William B. Tanner Company in 1972, but earlier, from 1957 onwards the company was known and run together with John Pepper and Floyd Huddleston as Pepper Sound Studios and from about 1967 was known as Pepper-Tanner. The company was sold in 1982.
1973?, Demonstration tape for “Propellants” jingles, .mp3 13-1/4 mins. View box.
TM stands for Tom Merriman who, with Jim Long, founded TM Productions (later known as TM Communications Inc.) in 1967. More…