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WGN Radio 720 - "Bob Collins' Low Budget" (Commercial, 1981)

Views: 1199

Here's a commercial for WGN Radio 720 AM in which their afternoon drive personality, Bob Collins, complains about the threadbare props he's being forced to use for this commercial (with an RCA 77DX microphone thrown in for good measure), while bemoaning how the station's other personalities (such as Wally Phillips, Roy Leonard and Bill Berg) get better setups for theirs. (Collins moved into the 2pm-6pm slot in June 1981.) Features the animated "We've Got Chicago Talking" at the end.
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WLAK FM 94 - "FM 94 Is WLAK" (Commercial, 1977)

Views: 1991

Here's a brief commercial for WLAK FM 94, Chicago's 24-hour-a-day beautiful music station, with shots of Interstate 94, a woman weighing herself at 94 pounds, a taxicab door closing with "94" emblazoned on it, a radio dial being tuned to "94," and a car driving up with its license plate reading "FM 94."

Voiceover by ??

This aired on local Chicago TV on Friday, November 4th 1977 during the 10:30pm to 11pm timeframe.

WIND News Talk 56 - "Staying On The Ball" (Commercial, 1980)

Views: 2074

Here's a commercial for radio station WIND News Talk 56. (AM 560).

They mention Earl Finckle doing weather, Jim Durham with sports, Gary Lee on traffic, and "Chicago Ed" Eddie Schwartz.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Sunday, February 3rd 1980 at a little before 10pm.

WLUP - The Loop FM 98 - "Ticket To Rock" (Commercial, 1982)

Views: 2721

Here's another cool commercial for WLUP - The Loop - FM 98 ( 97.9 ) radio station, featuring the Ticket to Rock promotion.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Saturday, November 13th 1982.

WFYR 103 And A Half FM - "Variety" (Commercial, 1979)

Views: 1575

Here's a quick commercial for the radio station WFYR 103 and a Half FM (103.5).

Voiceover by Dave Martin.

"Variety makes our music better."

This aired on local Chicago TV on Sunday, November 4th 1979.

WEFM 99.5 FM - "Serious Music" (Commercial, 1971)

Views: 2292

Here's a rare commercial for an old Chicago radio station - WEFM 99.5 FM - Classical Music. (Featuring excerpt from Beethoven's Ninth Symphony)

(Voiceover from previous commercial overlaps the beginning of this commercial a bit)

"Serious Music for the Serious Listener."

(Again, sorry for the loud volume - this is the lowest setting I could get it without a lot of hassle)

This aired on local Chicago TV on Sunday, March 28th 1971.

WEFM 99 - "We Plays Your Songs" (Commercial, 1980)

Views: 3837

Here's a commercial for former radio station WEFM 99.5 - "We" FM.

From Wikipedia:
History - 99.5 WEFM/99-"We" FM
Until 1978, 99.5 was classical WEFM. In May 1978, WEFM (after many years of litigation) was flipped to General Cinema Corporation from classical to top 40. In the mid to late 1970s, the station was essentially a top 40 station with the moniker 99-"We"-FM (WEFM). Morning shows were hosted by Dan Walker, the (Illinois) governor of Rock and Roll (former...

WMAQ All News 67 - "We'll Give You The World" (Commercial, 1988)

Views: 2565

Here's a commercial for WMAQ All News 67 radio station - with Jim Frank giving a preview of tomorrow morning's news features.

"You Give Us 22 Minutes, We'll Give You The World!"

This aired on local Chicago TV on Thursday, July 7th 1988. (Almost 20 years to the day!)

WLUP - The Loop FM 98 - "Rockin'" (Commercial, 1982)

Views: 1340

Here is a cool commercial for The Loop FM 98 radio station in Chicago, which is still rockin' 25 years later!

The song featured in this commercial is "Squeeze" by Y&T, from the album Earthshaker.

This commercial aired on local Chicago TV in June of 1982.