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|Jul 24, 04
Hey, you folks got my name all wrong! It all started back in 1976 at
KIKX 580, .........KWFM ..... KLPX ..... KKLD .....KUPD ..... KDKB
.... England .. Guam ... and the saga continues!
|Sep 19, 04
I still have one of the famous (infamous?) classic KDKB "Howdy!"
T-shirts. Does anyone else besides me remember them?!
|Sep 19, 04
I found this site while trying to locate any information on the
DJ, Nina Joy. Besides this station, she also was on the FM station
"KDKB" (The early, really cool format KDKB, not the commercial-format
station it later turned into) in Phoenix in the early '
1970's. Does anyone know whatever happened to Nina Joy...???
|Jun 26, 11
Wow, I wish I had been in Tucson at the time of this station! My
girlfriend used to work at Shipwreck Kelly's and would watch a band
called "Central Air, of whom she just turned me onto.
What's the backstory on those guys? What an awesome group! Thanks
|Aug 24, 05
Nice site. I appreciate the historical significance of such sites,
especially with regards to the evolution and current state of radio
today. Indeed, kwfm was born in the true spirit of radio, a rarity
today outside of free-form college and pirate broadcasts. kwfm's
influence on myself and friends who grew up to be musicians was
invaluable. To this day i miss the old FM delivery, typified by voices
like Bob Bish (when I hear todays "radio personalities", zingers, and
obnoxious production thats when I reach for my revolver). It was my
observation that the station changed pretty heavily after about
1977-78, playing more toward standard hit formats. Its interesting to
me to read others' comments that post-1978 could be considered "the
golden age" of kwfm (I wouldve considered 1970-76 the golden age of FM
in general). Unfortunately my interest in commercial radio waned around
the time time krq and klpx appeared (78?) as the competition seemed to
breed less creative air programming (and my music tastes went
underground where they've remained ever since). But thats just me.
Thanks for a wonderful site. And thanks for having a hand in the
evolution of radio. kwfm was great (especially the jerry's audio "album
of the week" on weds nights where you would even give us time to cue up
our cassette recorders! boy, try that in today's ridiculous anti-music
sharing corporate atmosphere).
p.s. and for those of you "longing for the past", good radio is far
from dead. In fact, webstreaming makes it easier to access than ever.
Check the streams of wfmu, kzsu, wnyu, kfjc, kexp, wkcr and others.
|Dec 26, 05
CHeif Engineer of KWFM (KCEE, and later KRQQ and KNST) until 1985 just
before the sale to SFX which became CLear Channel. Great times and
places. I worked for Behan, American Media and Prism.
|Jul 4, 13
Was working in Tucson from 1975-1980. Loved that
station, been none like it since. Grew my interest for alot of new
music and boy was there some good music in that you all invited us to
|May 25, 04
Thanks for putting this site together and including my too brief stay
I still return to Tucson yearly and love it but I do miss the free days
|Oct 18, 04
Awesome Website! Thanks for a Historical tour of Radio here in Tucson.
Working with Margie and some of the others I am certain we've only
heard the tip of the iceberg when it comes to some of the stories out
there of "the ole days" Thanks again for the site.
|Jan 30, 16
Coming up this afternoon (January 30th) at 5pm (Arizona time) & January
31st)Sunday at 3pm (Arizona time), Radio Free Phoenix will be
presenting "A tribute to Nina Joy", Arizona's first lady of FM Radio!
|May 17, 05
Hi Tim, I've been to the KWFM web site many times. You guys have done a
great job on it. It's a shame there isn't a KDKB one.
The playlist archives & personal history are great. I enjoyed reading
awhile back how Nina Joy did her show in the nude and you (the
listener) missed it.
Radio is notorious for forgetting its past so it's nice to see such an
excellent work in progress. It validates what happened back then and
those that contributed to it.
|Jun 19, 07
||Sierra Vista, Arizona 85635
So, where ya' been since they made an offer y'all couldn't refuse? I'M
FROM THE SEVENTIES. . .remember those days when music was something that
Suzette could ask you to play 'in the dark'--and you could? . . .And
$Penny Lane$ was not 'THE WAY'? Remember?
|Jun 14, 18
Played guitar in Raven shortly after they recorded this. Some good
guys. Freestyle -- great guys, great band !!
|May 29, 11
I was a part of the KWFM 9th birthday bash at Ried park and would love
to see pictures, video or audio tapes, please contact me at