Norm Gregory Radio Scrapbook: KJR March 1971 (Audio)

by Norm Gregory on May 13, 2012

in 1971, Audio, KJR, Radio Scrapbook

In August of 1971 I moved to afternoons at KJR, Seattle.

Here I am still rockin’ in the 6 to 9 p.m. slot.

KJR, Norm Gregory, March 1971


What is going on here? I have been digging through My Collection of photos, news clippings and other documents from my 35 years in radio. The daily postings began on May 19, 2011. The Collection can be sorted:

By radio station: KPUG • KJRB • KJR • KZOK • KQFM • KOMO • KJR-FM

By year: 1961 • 1963 • 1967 • 1968 • 1969 • 1970 • 1971 • 1972
1973 • 1974 • 1975 • 1976 • 1977 • 1978 • 1979 • 1980 • 1981 • 1994

1 David Mihail May 20, 2012 at 6:32 pm

I cannot even begin to tell you how great that aircheck was. I loved hearing your intros to Badfinger, Led Zeppelin, and others, as well as the snippets of commercials for the Hey Jude album, and for shows at the Eagles Auditorium with Santana and Chicago — both future legends in their infancy at that point. That was a great time for exciting Seattle radio and I’m so happy you posted this.

2 Norm Gregory May 20, 2012 at 6:41 pm

Thanks for the kind words Dave.

I have to admit some of this stuff I enjoy myself. Even when I am fumbling getting the cart in the machine for the Seattle Mercer spot . . you can hear the plastic cart being shoved in the machine. Things got loose once in a while!!!

I appreciate you taking the time to type. A rare effort these days!

3 Bill Kirk March 29, 2014 at 2:02 pm

So, a probably dumb question….whenever I see DJ’s at work, they always seem to have had something like a 3-ring legal size binder in front of them…can you tell me what was on the pages (the pictures are never clear enough to see the typing).

4 Norm Gregory March 29, 2014 at 2:23 pm

Different jocks did show prep in different ways. Some just used notes and some actually wrote up scrips. I was somewhere in between. (( Here is a search for ‘show prep.’))

In the mid ’90s on-line computers had arrived. At KOMO and KJR=FM I would upload show prep to the studio computer. Read stuff of the screen . . . good bye paper.

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