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KROY - Sacramento
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Dave Whitaker was a disc jockey at Sacramento rock radio station, KROY, in the early eighties. His brother Jerry recently found a couple of Dave's reel to reel tapes containing airchecks from Christmas Eve 1982 and New Year's Eve 1982. If you don't know, an aircheck is a recording made from a radio show highlighting the DJ for demo or QC purposes. So you get snippets of songs with a whole lot of Dave! Not only is it cool to hear Dave doing his thing, but it's a perfect time capsule of popular rock music from 1982-1983.

** We edited out the abrupt sounds of the tape speeding up whenever the mic was turned on and put in crossfades. Enjoy!

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Dave Whitaker, Don West and Jack Perry hanging at KROY in 1983.

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