|Our thanks to Glenn Skinner for this short but truly classic aircheck of the legendary Dan Ingram on WABC.|
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Dan Ingram, WABC New York August 13, 1962 (29:48)
. . . Tell your daddy to cut my tax . . .
[Description by Uncle Ricky]
Young Dan Ingram hosts afternoon drive, featuring hits from The Silver Dollar Survey and classic PAMS jingles. It's Monday, August 13, 1962, and we learn from newsman Bill Brophy that President John F. Kennedy will be addressing the nation that evening on the subject of taxes. There's also a rare novelty record inspired by the young daughter of the young President.
This recording was made from WABC-FM, and there's a touch of reverb only on the newscast, nothing else! There's also a lot of sibilance, possibly because the FM receiver used didn't have the FM de-emphasis activated, so program elements with a lot of high frequencies were distorted by the recorder.
Technical issues aside, this is a wonderful recording of WABC in their early evolution into the nation's most-listened-to Top 40 station.
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