The station's DJ roster read almost like an all-star list, with the likes of such talent as Charlie Tuna, Johnny Williams, Machine Gun Kelly, Billy Pearl, Bobby Tripp, Mark Elliott, Bill Wade, Robert W. Morgan, Bobby Ocean, Humble Harve, Jerry Butlerand Sam Riddle. KHJ went on the air at 720 kHz on April 13, 1922. 8. In January 2014, she left the "Rod Ryan Show" to become an analyst for BMO Capital Markets. Innes has had a couple stints in Houston radio, first working at SportsRadio 610 before leaving for a radio job in Philadelphia, where he was fired and returned to Houston for a job with SportsTalk 790. Born Jan. 20, 1934.. Comments (0), Posted at 05:59 AM in KHJ, Los Angeles Radio, Real Don Steele | Permalink Comments (0), Posted at 07:37 AM in Disc Jockeys, KHJ, Los Angeles Radio, Real Don Steele | Permalink If you're curious about what happened to a particular DJ or host, let us know in the comments below and we'll try to track them down. Based on the current format, CKHJ competes with Newcap-owned CFRK-FM. He joined KODA-FM as on-air talent in July 1991. Actually, the war was over pretty fast. In November 2009, Wiggins left the "Rod Ryan Show" to become a news reporter and anchor for Wao's KXXV-TV. Morgan also did morning drive at KMPC -AM, KIQQ-FM and KMGG -FM, and finished his career at KRTH -FM, where he retired for health reasons in 1997. She joined Houston's KTRH-AM as a news anchor in 1984. 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Besides doing daily DJ radio shows on KHJ, he also taped a daily (Monday - Friday) television show, 9TH STREET WEST, the weekly HOLLYWOOD A GO-GO show, plus music specials such as ALOHA A GO-GO and CHEERIO A GO-GO. KHJ Boss Radio Print Ad. KHJ Inside Boss Radio available for downloading on Amazon, and an exciting new publication you won't want to miss: Ron Jacobs Interviews Bill Drake. He was […] November 27, 2020 92.5 CFQR , 96.9 CKOI , 97.7 CHOM Comments (0), Posted at 05:44 PM in Disc Jockeys, KHJ, Los Angeles Radio | Permalink The mantra in the early days … The station later killed News 92 FM, along with her job and 46 others in October 2014. His morning show was the top rated one in … He left the station in 2006 and joined Dallas' KHKS-FM. Today, she is a syndicated radio host and voice talent with RFC Media. 21. Gordon McLendon took over KLBS in May of 1957 and flipped the call letters to KILT on May 14th, launching a whole new air staff and his highly successful Top 40 format from KLIF, Dallas, and KTSA, San Antonio. KIOI (K-101), San Francisco, CA; 1981 - 1982: Morning DJ for about 10 months, rated number one. The Disc Jockeys, The great radio stations and studios from around the country, when radio was the media king. The station is owned by Bell Media which also owns sister stations CFXY-FM and CIBX-FM. She is presently an advisor, A&D technical support lead and geotech at UBS Investment Bank. She also wrote a book Crystal Bliss. Born in 1941 under his given name of Dale Payne, The Rabbitt was one of the coolest sounding DJs to ever grace the local airwaves. She later joined KROI-FM in November 2011 alongside her former co-anchor J.P. Pritchard. In radio at the time, DJs were the stars, and part of that KHJ world was hearing them do live reads of advertising copy, where brands had a better chance of keeping listeners’ attention. His "Crisco Kidd Block Party" can be heard on SiriusXM's Pitbull's Globalization as well as Phoenix's Power 98.3. Kelly, Bobby Ocean and Jimmy Rabbitt, and program director Ron Jacobs, phoned in for a farewell broadcast, playing the songs which had made KHJ a popular AM station in the 1960s and 1970s. She joined Houston's KBXX-FM as a mid-day radio personality in November 2011 and was host of the station's popular "JJ On The Mic." Nov. 27, 2015 Updated: Nov. 27, 2015 12:52 p.m. Facebook Twitter Email. Dukes was at Houston's SportsTalk 790 before moving to Atlanta in 2012 and joining 92.9 The Game. He returned to KHJ, when it was "Boss Radio," in 1968. WADE, Bill: KHJ, 1963 and 1968-74; KBRT, 1980-81, pd. at some point, all of us wanted to be "Boss Jocks", which is a style. Innes was fired from 790 in March 2019 and currently is. In March 2016, he joined Atlanta's WWPW-FM and he's still there. In February 2017, she left "97.9 The Boxx" to focus on her non-profit I'm Me Foundation and write a book. 10. Following the station's re-format, he joined Phoenix's KKFR-FM as the host of the afternoon and evening program. KHJ 93 Los Angeles - KHJ TM RKOverature Jingles - 1970s - … Harvey Miller, known on the air as “Humble Harve,” was a key member of KHJ’s “Boss Radio” DJ team that transformed rock radio in the 1960s in Los Angeles.He died June 4, at 84, Camarillo, CA. In July 1996, Sherman transitioned to program director and finally vice president of programming, his current role, at iHeartMedia. Houston radio DJs and hosts: Where are they now? It was the case of the missing DJ. Drake’s formula for … "Boss City"..and going to Lucy's El adobe across the street where Governor Brown and Linda Ronstedt and others often were there... the disc jockeys at KHJ were huge celebrities at the time and then Paul Drew from New York entered the scene and changed the … In 2016, he left for a job with Fox Sports. Hughes left the station in July 2011 after iHeartMedia replaced her program. On Jan. 29, 2018, it was announced that Smasher would join. The last of the original “Boss Jocks,” he moved on to WTAE in Pittsburgh. Comments (0), Posted at 11:16 AM in Disc Jockeys, KHJ, Real Don Steele | Permalink With the help of legendary radio programmer Bill Drake, KHJ transformed itself into Southern California’s Top 30 powerhouse in 1965. He joined Houston's KQBU-FM as an on-air personality, assistant program director and music director in July 2005. She briefly returned to KBXX in 2012 but left for KQBT-FM a year later. The Federal Radio Commission (FRC) regulated the band in 1927–28 and reassigned KHJ to the regional-service frequency of 900 kHz with 1,000 watts of power, where it remained until 1941. In July 2006, Todd left the station but still maintained a presence in the Houston radio market CBS Radio and Salem Broadcasting. Scott Shannon (WCBS-FM/WPLJ-FM/WHTZ-FM New York): One of the top radio DJ’s in America today. Previously, Brown was an on-air personality and music director for Los Angeles' KDAY-FM. Lefty's at 8057 Kirby Dr. near NRG Park is set to open on Tuesday. It featured all the KHJ jocks, and I believe, the Beach Boys themselves singing the actual song. Disc Jockey Robert Wilbur Morgan (July 23, 1937 – May 22, 1998) was an American radio personality best known for his work at several stations in Los Angeles, California , in particular KHJ-AM . In September 2011, he joined Austin's KVUE-TV as a senior government reporter. KHJ switched to country music in 1980 and back to pop in 1983. Lander was known as the leader of the Q-Morning Zoo over at 93Q in the 1980s. Today, he's a lobbyist for the Association of Texas Professional Educators. One of my fave radio DJs in the '60s. Wright is a huge success story. | Houston radio DJs and hosts: Where are they now? The station broadcasts a country music format under the "KHJ" branding. The Chile was co-host of "G-Man and The Chile" on weekday afternoon's on 97.9 The Box before being let go in January 2018.Â He currently works as a producer for The Rod Ryan Show on 94.5 The Buzz. He joined Houston's KTBZ-FM as a morning radio personality in September 2003. DJ MASTER CONTROL: KHJ Usually, they're on vacation but other times, they've moved on or been dropped completely. KHJ 1974-01-22 Charlie Van Dyke 1:00:04 KHJ 1974-11 “SUPERSTAR WEEK” with guest DJ John Lennon [Few songs scoped] 71:00 Brown currently is a certified meditation teacher and crystal healing expert. After nine months of waiting, Houston-area hospitals are preparing. Station: KHJ Los Angeles Date: April 29, 1965 Time: 32:40 (unscoped) 15:01 (scoped) Roger Christian broke into radio by saving a life. | Wright joined SportsRadio 610 after a stint in Kansas City. He joined Houston's KRBE-FM as an on-air personality in 1998. He reached Los … We've compiled a list of former and current radio DJs and hosts who've either switched stations or completely left the industry. He's currently the Texas Lieutenant Governor. In January 2014, he returned to Houston, hosting the "Atom Smasher Show' on KHMX-FM. John-Henry is a digital producer for the Houston Chronicle. KHJ 1973-12-31 Top 100 of 1973 Captain John #8-#1, #100-#92 61:17. The native of Buffalo, New York, got his first radio gig after rescuing a radio executive's wife from drowning, while working as a lifeguard. … In 1973, Bill worked morning drive while waiting for Charlie Van Dyke to join the station. Sam Riddle might have very well been the most popular personality in the Los Angeles radio and television market in the mid -60's. Today, he is a life and family estate planning consultant with AMZ Financial Services. Dave Hull, aka The Hullabalooer, is a Los Angeles radio personality voted one of the top ten LA radio personalities of all time. DJ Engineer Management News Sales Sports Support Talk Logo "L-1" (.wav format) Logo "L-1" (RealAudio v2.0 28.8k format) Logo "L-1" (RealAudio v2.0 14.4k format) 1965 Sneak Preview* The New KHJ Boss Jock Intro 1965* On Nov. 2, 2017, College Station's KNDE-FM announced it hired Atom Smasher for a new show "Katy and Smash." He joined Houston's KTBZ-FM as a producer and on-air talent in October 2008. These are the final three surveys to feature Johnny Williams on the cover after 9+ years at KHJ. News Talk 580 and 105.9 KMJ :: The Valley's News Talk Radio Leader :: Fresno, California | Previously, Sachse was a traffic reporter for Metro Traffic Control. On Feb. 24, 2017, she announced she would be leaving "93.7 The Beat" and returning to Los Angeles. Thru those folders, we were able to come up with what we think is the so-far BEST documentation on every 93/KHJ DJ lineup from 1965 until the folders ended in 1980. Ron Jacobs Interviews Bill Drake is a revealing look inside the head of Bill Drake, the radio programming genius of '60s top-40 radio. Born in Los Angeles on October 11, Bill spent his radio career in California.. Bill worked for KHJ in 1963, KDEO and KGB-San Diego. He worked at Boston's Mix 98.5 for 12 years before being let go in 2016. Daily broadcasts feature American style programming that pays homage to the glory days of the legendary hit station 93 KHJ Los Angeles. | Comments (0), THX TO DOUGLAS C. BROWN FOR THIS GEM OF JOHNNY WILLIAMS IN THE KHJ STUDIO, WAKY RADIO’S - JOHN W. ( the dude) WALKER HAS DIED, ANOTHER RADIO LEGEND PASSES ....JOHN ROOK. He joined KRBE-FM as an on-air personality in September 2004. Labels: 1965 , Dave Diamond , Gary Mack , Johnny Williams , Misc , Robert W. Morgan , Roger Christian , Sam Riddle , The Real Don Steele. JOHN "R" DEVELOPED A CULT LIKE FOLLOWING ON WLAC NASHVILLE. Issue #447 - January 22, 1974 He currently hosts the TV show "First Things First" with Cris Carter and Jenna Wolfe on FS1 and the "What's Wright" radio show on SiriusXM 82. Radio Station: WBZ BOston Frequency: 1030 kHz format: Full service Larry Glick was a legendary talk show host on Boston radio stations from the 1960s, through the 1990s. Publication Date: June 4, 2013. This is a print ad for the May 9, 1965 edition of the Los Angeles Times and features the seven original Boss Jocks. 9. One of the biggest stories in Houston radio in the 1950s was the Top 40 war between KILT and KNUZ. Rich was also part of the founding crew of djs that created the sound of KJLH radio station—Kindness Love Joy and Happiness. Along with the "Real Don Steele," Morgan was perhaps the most famous of "Boss Radio" KHJ's lineup of stars in Los Angeles. Previously, Simmons was a radio and television personality for Indianapolis' WHHH-FM. Patrick left radio when he was elected to the Texas State Senate in 2006. Comments (0), Posted at 08:55 AM in KHJ, Los Angeles Radio, News Dept | Permalink The former New England Patriots linebacker joined SportsRadio 610 in 2014 as a co-host of "The Triple Threat" with Rich Lord and Sean Pendergast. At that point, a reorganization of the AM band by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC, successor to the FRC) in conjunction with the North Ameri… He co-hosted along with John Lopez 610's In the Loop with Nick and Lopez. Listen for Batman & Robin – was a great promotion, ‘Guess the Batphone secret number’.. Myself and my friends Mark Mitchell, Neal Jr. Barton, G Frank Ferris, Henry LaRocca, Chris Baker, Russ Ingram, Randy Fuller, Michael Morrison and more. Often as DJ and promotion voice, sometimes Image Voice only, always as Bobby Ocean. Comments. Recently moved to WCBS-FM to do mornings. Am I becoming my mother or are teen girls hard to shop for? Remembering the best days of Top 40 radio! KULF Radio Houston - PAMS Jingles (1972) ... Houston Radio REWIND 2,480 views. He currently lives in Hawaii and is the founder of the radio-related www.440.com website. Previously, she was a promotions director for Citadel Broadcasting. In July 2015, CBS Radio canceled his show. Comments (0), Posted at 10:11 AM in Disc Jockeys, KHJ, Los Angeles Radio | Permalink | She joined Houston's KRBE-FM as an on-air personality in 1992. | After a number of years in the Houston radio business, Bravo has "retired" and. KHJ at the time was even tighter, but I digress. Comments (0), Posted at 06:59 PM in Disc Jockeys, KHJ, Los Angeles Radio | Permalink When a Pasadena radio station rechristened itself KRLA and began to rock and roll in 1959, one of its jocks, Perry Allen, was absent. We just reviewed BY HAND a full "run" of 93/KHJ survey folders from #1 in 1965, thru the final issue #788 in 1980. She joined Houston's KTBZ-FM as a producer in March 2006. After leaving Houston, he had jobs in Philadelphia and New York. Perhaps you've been confused when a familiar voice disappears from a radio station you listened to frequently. She joined Houston's KBXX-FM as an on-air personality in 2010. In 1966 he was working at KFRC-San Francisco. Description: American Samoa's #1 Hit Music Station 93KHJ has been a fixture on the airwaves of the US territory since 1999. ... “KHJ… The station switched frequencies several times in the late 1920s in response to increased interference on the AM band. In June 1994, she joined KPRC-TV as a news anchor where she still is today. KHJ, Los Angeles; 1975 - 1980: On the air as Bobby Ocean; also station's Image Voice. This starts with a STEREO KHJ jingle, then a Beach Boys cover about BOSS RADIO IN L.A. KHJ called “The New KHJ. In January 2015, Faulk left the "Rod Ryan Show" and joined Dakota Asset Services as a junior asset manager. She is currently doing radio programs with RFC Media and other freelance work. I think. In 2012, she traveled to New York City and worked on MTV's "Hip Hop POV" and Sirius XM's "Sway in the Morning." He joined Houston's KHMX-FM in February 2010 as a morning show host. Vibrating radios and long-distance listens as readers recall KHJ, KRLA, KFXM and more ... KBLU and had access to local DJs. Comments (0), Posted at 11:05 AM in Disc Jockeys, KHJ, Los Angeles Radio | Permalink She joined Houston's now-defunct KZFX-FM (now KHTC-FM) in 1990. After a 20-something years in Houston radio, McKenzie lost her job when CBS Radio killed KHJZ-FM's smooth-jazz format in March 2008. Comments (0), Posted at 11:14 PM in Disc Jockeys, KHJ, Los Angeles Radio | Permalink Participants in KHJ's Boss Radio heyday, DJs M.G. | 0 comments. John-Henry Perera. THIS.....IS J. PAUL HUDDLESTON....KHJ 20/20 NEWS! Radio Broadcasting History KHJ. In the meantime, check out the current whereabouts of radio voices in the gallery above. CKHJ is a Canadian radio station in Fredericton, New Brunswick broadcasting at 1260 on the AM dial. There were a lot of teenage boy DJs in the Golden Triangle during the mid 70s. She joined Houston's KHMX-FM in January 1991 as a DJ. | Previously, KalentzisÂ was a morning show host for Rose City Radio's syndicated program "The Playhouse." | KWST, Los Angeles: 1980 - 1981: DJ, Image Voice, using name, Bobby Ocean. Johnson left in 2018 and currently works for 98.5 The Sports Hub in Boston. 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