Dan's Aircheck Trading Emporium

California Airchecks - KHJ

 

Date (YYYY/MM/DD) Start Time Disk Jockey Duration (min) Scoping
1949
1949/11/15 15:00 Merrill Ross (The "Club 930" program, final 1/2 hr) 29 None
1949/11/18 15:00 Gene Baker (The "Club 930" program, final 1/2 hr) 30 None
1955
1955/12/30   Gabriel Heatter, Virgil Pinkney.  News 26 None
1965
1965   promotional tape of new station 2 None
  Bill Mouzis Production - KHJ promotional tape. 60 ------
1965-1966   KHJ Sales Presentation 22 ------
1965/04/27&28 ------ First two days of "Boss Radio" format. 36 Scoped
1965/04/28 17:19 Don Steele/Dave Diamond 46 None
1965/04/29 11:25 Roger Christian 31 None
1965/08/-- 08:04 Robert W. Morgan (from the "Cruisin' '65 LP – this is a re-creation of a Robert W. Morgan aircheck) 40 None
1965/11/23 19:30 Johnny Mitchell 29 None
20:00 Tommy Vance (continuation of the aircheck above) 15 None
1965/12/22 16:00 Don Steele 45 None
1965/12/31 12:58 Johnny Williams 58 None
15:07 Don Steele 187 None
1966
1966/01/21 15:00 Don Steele 59 None
1966/05/03 16:05 Don Steele 45 None
1966/05/28 10:27 Sam Riddle.  Portion of Top 300 songs of all time countdown. 16 None
1966/08/10 13:00 Gary Mack 30 None
17:00 Don Steele 28 None
1966/09/07 10:59 Frank Terry 79 None
1966/12/09 09:37 Frank Terry 29 None
1967
1967/01/14&15 ------ Robert W. Morgan "on the move with the Monkees."  A series of brief reports from RWM as he travels with the Monkees on a plane trip from Los Angeles to Detroit. 33 ------
1967/02/01 17:58 Humble Harve 31 None
18:36 Humble Harve 31 None
1967/02/03 18:04 Humble Harve 131 None
1967/02/25 17:09 Don Steele 46 None
1967/02/27 15:18 Don Steele 63 None
1967/05/03 17:01 Don Steele 61 None
1967/07/03 16:06 Don Steele (last half lightly scoped) 59 Slightly
1967/08/02 17:17 Don Steele 29 None
1967/10/11 22:01 Tom Maule 60 None
1967/10/24 14:51 Bobby Tripp 9 None
15:00 Don Steele (continuation of the aircheck above) 37 None
1967/12/07 09:00 Charlie Tuna 21 None
1967/12/31 18:17 Humble Harve.  Counting down the Top 93 of 1967.  Begins towards the end of song 92 and continues to number 1. 247 Commercials Only
23:53 Frank Terry.  Begins at seven minutes before midnight and then Mr. Terry rings in the New Year at midnight. 16 None
1968
1968/02/09 16:48 Don Steele 54 None
1968/03/15 15:00 Don Steele 66 None
1968/03/28 15:00 Don Steele 63 None
16:01 Don Steele 49 None
1968/04/23 07:00 Robert W. Morgan 29 None
1968/04/28 20:55 Frank Terry 26 None
1968/05/08 07:33 Robert W. Morgan 27 None
1968/05/18 14:23 Don Steele 61 None
1968/05/25 15:00 Don Steele 123 None
1968/05/27 08:07 Robert W. Morgan 55 None
09:00 Charlie Tuna 60 None
1968/06/14 14:59 Don Steele 51 Scoped
1968/06/27 16:02 Don Steele 84 None
1968/07/04 15:01 Don Steele 127 None
1968/09/01 10:15 Frank Terry.  Counting down the Top 300 of all time this weekend. 56 None
11:53 Frank Terry 35 None
15:27 Don Steele/Charlie Tuna 52 None
16:30 Charlie Tuna 137 None
18:21 Sam Riddle 67 None
22:07 Bill Wade 54 None
1968/09/02 15:00 Don Steele (4 minute break at 15:23) 124 None
17:19 Don Steele (picks up about 15 minutes after the above aircheck ends) 41 None
18:00 Sam Riddle (picks up immediately after the above aircheck ends) 82 None
1968/09/11 15:00 Don Steele 68 None
1968/09/14 21:00 Humble Harve 45 None
1968/10/18 07:30 Robert W. Morgan 62 None
1968/12/26 15:01 Don Steele 108 None
1969
1969/--/-- ----- "History of Rock 'n' Roll" demo tape.  On February 21 & 22, 1969, KHJ aired a 48-hour special entitled "The History of Rock and Roll."  This is a demo/promo of the program. 24 ------
1969/01/07 15:51 Don Steele 43 None
1969/02/21   Robert W. Morgan ("Timesweep" history of rock and roll program) 59 None
1969/02/22   Robert W. Morgan.  "The History of Rock and Roll" - pre-broadcast version. 41 hours, 27 minutes None
1969/02/23 17:01 Charlie Tuna 86 None
1969/04/02 15:00 Don Steele 63 None
1969/04/19 15:01 Don Steele 31 None
1969/05/03 12:26 Sam Riddle 43 None
1969/05/30 14:59 Don Steele 182 None
1969/06/12 09:28 Charlie Tuna 28 None
10:00 Scotty Brink 19 None
1969/06/20 16:25 Humble Harve 38 None
1969/06/30 15:00 Don Steele 32 None
1969/07/21 15:03 Don Steele 121 None
1969/09/23 16:44 Don Steele 30 None
1969/10/01 15:00 Don Steele 41 None
1970
1970/01/08 16:06 Don Steele 62 None
1970/01/29 07:03 Humble Harve 30 None
1970/02/27 00:02 Johnny Williams 43 None
12:00 Charlie Tuna 61 None
1970/03/21 10:40 Don Steele 62 None
1970/03/29 17:15 Scotty Brink 60 None
1970/04/24 08:01 Robert W. Morgan 57 None
1970/05/27 17:55 Humble Harve 179 None
1970/06/-- 16:45 Don Steele 57 None
1970/06/17 16:27 Don Steele 60 None
1970/08/19 06:00 Robert W. Morgan 62 None
1970/08/28 07:02 Robert W. Morgan 58 None
1970/09/26 16:46 Don Steele 31 None
1970/10/01 05:59 Robert W. Morgan 120 None
1970/10/02 06:01 Robert W. Morgan (last day at KHJ before heading to Chicago) 170 None
1970/10/18 20:40 Shadoe Stevens 68 None
1970/10/28 19:00 Shadoe Stevens 77 None
1970/12/31 14:52 Last 8 minutes of Mark Elliot show leading into Don Steele.  Playing Top 100 of 1970. 31 None
15:30 Don Steele.  Playing Top 100 of 1970. 31 None
17:15 Don Steele.  Playing Top 100 of 1970. 28 None
1971
1971/01/07 06:50 Charlie Tuna 31 None
1971/01/09 09:03 Charlie Tuna 57 None
1971/02/05 16:31 Don Steele 43 None
1971/02/24 16:30 Don Steele (recorded from transcription disc) 58 None
1971/05/07 16:40 Jerry Butler sits in for Don Steele on a Million Dollar Weekend. 21 None
17:40 Jerry Butler sits in for Don Steele. 25 None
1971/08/06 16:09 Don Steele 45 None
1971/11/26 05:18 Johnny Williams 42 None
1972
1972/01/15 06:00 Bill Wade 92 None
1972/01/17 05:00 Robert W. Morgan (first day back at KHJ after 14 months in Chicago) 240 None
09:00 Pete McNeil (first 21 minutes of the show following the one above) 21 None
1972/01/24 09:00 Charlie Van Dyke (billing himself as "the new kid on the block") 166 None
1972/05/24 01:12 Jimmy Rabbitt 44 None
1972/12/30-31   Top 93 of 1972.  Robert W. Morgan and Mark Elliot over the course of six hours 358 None
1973
1973/02/02 15:00 Don Steele 30 None
1973/03/23 13:00 Cat Simon 47 None
1973/05/28 07:56 Robert W. Morgan 65 None
1973/08/-- 17:59 Captain John Lodge 29 None
1973/10/22 ------ Barry Kaye 8 Scoped
13:00 Danny Martinez 91 None
15:00 Barry Kaye 94 None
1973/12/08 12:21 Johnny Williams (DX) 45 None
1973/12/31 18:18 Captain John Lodge 63 None
1974
1974/01/22 19:00 Charlie Van Dyke 60 None
1974/03/29 18:00 Machinegun Kelly 30 None
1974/04/11 19:20 Charlie Van Dyke 30 None
1974/08/05 ------ Dave Sebastian 3 Scoped
1974/08/24 16:53 Machinegun Kelly 56 None
1974/09/16 07:08 Cher (yes, Cher, as in Sonny and Cher) as celebrity guest DJ. 31 None
1974/09/26 18:01 John Lennon, of The Beatles fame, takes over as a celebrity guest DJ. 78 None
1974/10/29 ------ Billy Pearl 3 Scoped
1974/11/01 ------ Billy Pearl 4 Scoped
1975
1975/05/07 12:35 Bobby Ocean 31 None
1975/06/22 09:09 Mark Elliot 117 None
1975/06/24 18:57 Billy Pearl 57 None
1975/08/16 16:00 John Mack Flanagan 31 None
1975/08/27 17:55 Bobby Ocean 61 None
1976
1976/04/10 18:00 Machinegun Kelly 31 None
1976/05/23 ------ Beau Weaver 4 Scoped
1976/06/09 06:00 Charlie Van Dyke 23 None
07:05 Charlie Van Dyke 44 None
1976/10/08 17:20 Shana 31 None
1976/11/17 ------ Machinegun Kelly 6 Scoped
1977
1977/05/05 08:00 Charlie Van Dyke (last hour at KHJ) 60 None
1977/05/06 06:00 Charlie Tuna (first hour at KHJ) 60 None
1977/07/01 12:55 Dr. John Leader (last four minutes) leading into Bobby Ocean 44 None
1978
1978/06/01 07:25 Charlie Tuna 91 None
1978/09/25 07:00 The True Don Bleu 89 None
1979
1979/01/26 17:50 "The Unknown DJ" (Pat Garrett). 40 None
1979/05/09 08:00 Rick Dees 61 None
1979/06/12 05:59 Rick Dees 39 None
1979/09/05 11:21 Pat Garrett 31 None
1980
1980/05/15 13:56 Charlie Fox 65 None
1980/10/10 16:21 Danny Martinez 61 None
1980/10/-- ------ Last day of Top 40 format. Includes switch to country format. 8 Scoped
1980/12/19 14:52 Danny Martinez.  Country and western format. 55 None
1981
1981/01/02   Lon Helton/Country and western 62 None
1981/03/15 15:00 Janine Wolf 44 None
1981/10/26 19:30 Lon Helton 31 None
1981/12/29 10:30 Terry Moss 30 None
1982
1982/05/--   Bob Shannon/Country and western 47 None
1983
1983/04/01   The Boss is Back! Return to rock format, with oldies emphasis. 85 None
1983/04/04 04:58 Dick Whittington.  First show with new format. 87 None
1983/04/14 16:00 Danny Martinez ("The Boss is back!") 30 None
1984
1984/04/11 ------ Oldies-heavy format. 3 Scoped
1984 ------ "Car radio" sampler from 6/18/84, 8/17/84, & 11/22/84. 23 Scoped
1984/07/31 07:33 Jeff Hillery ("car radio" format) 42 None
21:45 Ron Young/Kim Amadon ("car radio" format) 45 None
22:32 Kim Amadon ("car radio" format) 45 None
1984/09/20 15:54 Danny Martinez 31 None
1986
1986/01/31   Last day. Switch to KRTH & "Smokin' Oldies." with Robert W. Morgan. 18/92 Scoping
Other
------ ------ Don Steele.  Collection of "Fractious Friday" sign-offs. 7 ------