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  THE NEWS INTROS      
1966 Possibly the very first news jingle that WIXY used    
1966 Another early one, from early 1966     
1966 Same jingle, with the beginning lobbed off. This was used for a couple of years.    
1966 Same jingle used in context    
1968 Later jingle, widely used by many stations    
1969    
1972    
     
  THE WEATHER JINGLES      
1966 WIXY had a LOT of weather jingles in 1966!! Sorry for the distortion on some of these.

       
1969 Fast jingle

 

 

1969 Slow jingle

 

 

1970 "Weather Break" jingle    
         
  ANNOUNCER I.D.'s      
1965 IDs for the entire original WIXY line-up - from PAMS series 29

 

 

1972 IDs for the entire 1972 WIXY line-up (9 of 'em!) - from PAMS series 42

 

 

1966 Jack Armstrong

 

 

1967 Jerry Brooke

 

 

1966 Bobby Magic

 

 

1967 Dick Kemp, the Wilde Childe

 

 

1966 Al Gates ("Gatesy")

 

 

1966 Howie Lund (very rare - and a bit distorted)

 

 

1966 Johnny Canton - 3 different cuts

 

1967 Larry "The Duker" Morrow

 

 

1973 Mark Allen II

 

 

1969 Billy Bass

 

 

1967 Jerry Brooke - a really pretty jingle, taken from one of his shows (with Jerry talking in the middle!)

 

 

1971 Top-of-the-hour ID with Chuck Dunaway

 

 

1971 Top-of-the-hour ID with Steve Hunter

 

 

         
  TOP OF HOUR IDs      
1966  2 cuts (first is clean, w/o the station ID; second is with it, voiced by Johnny Canton)  
1967      
1969 Two ID's used that yearFirst one is voiced by Alexander Prescott, WIXY newsman  
1971      
1972 From PAMS 42 series; the "truckin'" craze was in full force!    
         
  GENERAL JINGLES AND SWEEPERS       
1966 Triple-Play jingles

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Pt. 2

Pt. 3

1967 Triple-Play jingles

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Pt. 2

Pt. 3

  Six-Pack jingles (used in various years)

1966

1969

 

1971

 

1969 Fast SIG

 

 

1972

Fast SIG

 

 

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The famous "You're Fired!" jingle

   

1966

WIXY general promo with a "big band" sound

   

1966

You win - you're in!

   

1967

WIXY 1260 Helps Our Community Grow

   

1967

WIXY fast sig with the bell - part of a large package

   

1966

"Super Oldie" drop-in, voiced by Larry Morrow

Runs over "Cherry Cherry"

   

1967

"Super Oldie" jingle

   

1969

"Super Oldie" jingle

   

1970

"Super Oldie" jingle

   

1970

"Super Oldie Weekend"

   

1967

"Charge!"

 

 

1967

"It's Number One!" - played before the #1 song of the week

 

 

1967

"Ultimate Song of the Week" jingle

 

 

1969

"196--...was a very good year!"

WIXY had a whole set of these, for each year in the 1960s. Here are two.

 

1967 

 

1968

 

1970

"You're a Winner!"

   

 

1966

PAMS 29 series (in part)

   

1972

PAMS 42 series (in part)

   

1966 Spot "Cool School" series (runs 12 minutes!)    

         
  OTHER SOUND FILES      
1966

"....Here's even MORE music in THIS hour!" - used before the Triple Play

Voiced by newsman Mike Dix

 

 

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1967

"RIGHT!" (used as an annoying drop-in) (2nd clip shows it in use)

 

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1967

The "Ode to Mike Reineri" song - sung like "Ode to Billie Joe"

 

 

1967

WIXY's version of "Let's Spend the Night Together" ("Let's Spend the To-Night Gether")

 

 

1967

WIXY Promo for Lou "King" Kirby (2 cuts) 

1st is voiced by Bill Clark, WIXY newsman, 2nd is a short song sung by Lou!

 

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1967-8

WIXY "Supermen" appearance promo

Voiced by Jerry Brooke and Larry Morrow

 

 

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1967

"Vacation Countdown"

Voiced by Jerry Brooke; live segment with Larry Morrow

 

 

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1967

"Flying Saucer" promotion

Taken from the Larry Morrow show (with plenty of reverb!)

 

 

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1966

Bob Engle (WIXY newsman) announcing WIXY's new line-up - Feb., 1966

Announcing the arrival of Joey Reynolds at WIXY

 

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1965-6

The WIXY sign-on (WIXY originally signed off on Sunday nights)

   

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1966

Lead-in to the news (this was only used for a few months)

   

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1982

Larry Morrow, while at WWWE, talking with former WIXY owner Joe Zingale

   

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1967-

WIXY's Bridal Fair spot, used to promote their yearly bridal fair.

Voiced by Chuck Dunaway; live portion with Larry Morrow.

   

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various

Thompson Drag Raceway spot - high-energy and used for years and years!

Who could ever forget these???

   

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1969

News Briefs....used during the Labor Day Super-Oldies Weekend of 1969

WIXY had a whole series of these, this is just one example

   

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1969

WIXY's "Time Tunnel" - playing parts of 6 songs in a row from 6 consecutive years, going backwards.

The songs in this sample were shortened for brevity's sake.  This aired in the Summer of 1969. 

   

WIXY Time Tunnel

1967

Something VERY rare: an editorial by WIXY Program Director George Brewer, concerning the WIXY-sponsored Monkees concert. Taped in April, 1967

   

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1972

"The Last Contest" - a very morose and sarcastic bit, played on New Years Eve

   

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A spot for the WIXY School. of Broadcast Technique, voiced by WIXY newsman (and School director) Bill Clark

   

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1971

"Steve Hunter Day" in Cleveland - promo for Steve's arrival at WIXY, Sept. 1971

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1971

Newsman Alexander Prescott announcing the Fall 1971 line-up, adding Steve Hunter

   

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Dance to the Music!

 
 
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