Motor City Radio Flashbacks

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DETROIT WXYZ AM 1270 1959 NEWSPAPER FLASHBACK!

June 23rd, 2017



Saturday, November 28, 1959

A DETROIT RADIO BACK-PAGE

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DETROIT FREE PRESS: WXYZ-AM Shorr Fired by WXYZ; Denies He Took Payola 

(Above WXYZ related article is courtesy freep.com newspaper archive. Copyright 2017. Newspapers.com).


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WXYZ 1270 DETROIT SOUND TOP 12! THIS WEEK IN 1966

May 11th, 2017

“THE SOUND IS BIGGER AND BETTER” (Jingle) * WXYZ * 1966

WIXIE DETROIT SOUND No. 01 * Chris Montez * WXYZ (05/09/66)

WIXIE DETROIT SOUND No. 02 * The Chiffons * WXYZ (05/09/66)

WIXIE DETROIT SOUND No. 03 * Love * WXYZ (05/09/66)

WIXIE DETROIT SOUND No. 04 * Shades Of Blue * WXYZ (05/09/66)

WIXIE DETROIT SOUND No. 05 * Simon & Garfunkel * WXYZ (05/09/66)

WIXIE DETROIT SOUND No. 06 * Mamas & The Papas * WXYZ (05/09/66)

WIXIE DETROIT SOUND No. 07 * Bob Dylan * WXYZ (05/09/66)

WIXIE DETROIT SOUND No. 08 * The Capitols * WXYZ (05/09/66)

WIXIE DETROIT SOUND No. 09 * James Brown * WXYZ (05/09/66)

WIXIE DETROIT SOUND No. 10 * The Rolling Stones * WXYZ (05/09/66)

WIXIE DETROIT SOUND No. 11 * The Mindbenders * WXYZ (05/09/66)

WIXIE DETROIT SOUND No. 12 * The Supremes * WXYZ (05/09/66)


“PERSONALITY PLUS, 1, 2, 7, 0!” (Jingle) * WXYZ * 1966


BONUS! DETROIT SOUND No. 13 * The Holidays * WXYZ (05/09/66)
BONUS! DETROIT SOUND No. 14 * Terry Knight & The Pack * WXYZ (05/09/66)

BONUS! DETROIT SOUND No. 24 * Frankie Valle * WXYZ (05/09/66)

BONUS! DETROIT SOUND No. 29 * B. J. Thomas * WXYZ (05/09/66)

BONUS! DETROIT SOUND No. 30 * The Shy Guys * WXYZ (05/09/66)

BONUS! DETROIT SOUND No. 35 * The Tidal Waves * WXYZ (05/09/66)

WXYZ DETROIT SOUND SURVEY. MONDAY, MAY 09, 1966


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The WXYZ TOP 12 (1-12) and “BONUS” hits featured in this Detroit Sound Survey (05/09/1966) were selected for your listening enjoyment here.



BROADCASTING’ ’66: DETROIT WXYZ-AM RADIO/TV AD

May 11th, 2017

A ‘BROADCASTING’ WXYZ 1270 AD PAGE RIP: November 21, 1966 (On your PC? Click image 2x for largest view. On your mobile device? “Stretch” image across your device screen)


BROADCASTING’ ’63: DETROIT WXYZ-AM RADIO/TV AD

May 11th, 2017

A ‘BROADCASTING’ WXYZ 1270 AD PAGE RIP: February 18, 1963 (On your PC? Click image 2x for largest view. On your mobile device? “Stretch” image across your device screen)


PRESS IMAGE FROM DETROIT RADIO’S PAST: ‘XYZ 1964

May 10th, 2017

WXYZ-AM 1270 LEE ALAN circa 1964 (Photo courtesy Lee Alan)


WXYZ-AM BACK ON THE RADIO: LEE ALAN!

May 10th, 2017

WXYZ RECALLED ON MOTOR CITY RADIO FLASHBACKS

WXYZ-AM 1270 * 1964 * LEE ALAN

Lee Alan WXYZ aircheck date: Monday, November 2, 1964


PRESS IMAGE FROM DETROIT RADIO’S PAST: ‘XYZ 1966

May 10th, 2017

WXYZ-AM 1270 JIMMY HAMPTON circa 1966 (Photo courtesy Jim Hampton)


WXYZ-AM BACK ON THE RADIO: JIMMY HAMPTON!

May 10th, 2017

WXYZ RECALLED ON MOTOR CITY RADIO FLASHBACKS

WXYZ-AM 1270 * 1966 * JIMMY HAMPTON

Jimmy Hampton WXYZ aircheck date: Sunday, October 30, 1966


WXYZ DETROIT RADIO: ’75 NEWSPAPER AD FLASHBACK

May 5th, 2017



Tuesday, April 08, 1975

A DETROIT RADIO BACK-PAGE AD

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DETROIT FREE PRESS: “LET WXYZ 1270 PUT YOU ON ITS’ PAYROLL”

(Above WXYZ ad courtesy freep.com newspapers archive. Copyright 2017; Newspapers.com).


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JINGLES HEARD! THE JAM PRODUCTIONS SERIES: WXYZ

May 5th, 2017

A WXYZ 1270 ‘JAM’ Jingle Byte ON MOTOR CITY RADIO FLASHBACKS

 WXYZ-AM * It’s A WXYZ Weekend! * 1975

A special THANK YOU to Henry Krueger for recently sharing this *rare* WXYZ 1270 Jam Productions’ jingle from 1975. Enjoy your WXYZ weekend!


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