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75 years of WBEN Audio

WBEN: 75 Years in Sound!
By Steve Cichon Posted: UPDATED: February 28, 2005

Here is a small sampling of the sound to come on staffannouncer.com!
All of the small sound samples are available in long form on CD..
If you like what you see, be sure to check out the Aircheck page, where hundreds of airchecks are availibe to order or trade on CD.
The files are in Windows Media (.WMA) format...
The Files are small and sound good.... But you must have the Windows Media Player installed.
Lou Douglas News May 1973.
Bill Masters commercial.
Weatherfax Jingle. TM Productions, 1979
Entire Jingle package available on CD.
Tim Wenger on Ed Little's Retirement, 1991.
2 Volume Ed Little Collection available on Special Compilations Page.
Mark Leitner & Susan Rose News promo early 90s
Promo Bed Jingle. TM Productions, 1979
Entire Jingle package available on CD.
1964 AFL Championship Game
Van Miller & Ralph Hubbell
Game available on CD on Special Compilations Page.
Ed Tucholka closes out a show. WBEN-FM 1974
This show is available on CD.
Early 80's Sales Presentation for Bills Football.
Van Miller, John Murphy, Jimmy Griffin, Ed Rutkowski.
A Sabres Presentation from the same era.
Ted Darling, Rick Jeanneret
One of three segments of the Jeff Kaye Show
from the Blizzard of '77
Lou Douglas, news January 28, 1977
The second of three segments of the Jeff Kaye Show
from the Blizzard of '77
Lou Douglas, news January 28, 1977
One of three segments of the Jeff Kaye Show
from the Blizzard of '77
Jeff gets angry that an event is NOT cancelled.
Lou Douglas, news January 28, 1977
Two unidentified WBEN Announcers
close out a Childrens Choir Show.
1943
Elgin Watch 2 Hours of Stars Show
Unidentified WBEN announcer gives a station break.
1943
Bob Wood and Dave May open the Larry King Show
1980
Former WBEN Staff Announcer Lou Adler with memories from the 60th Anniversary of the station 1990
Also from the 60th Anniversary, Tom Jolls remembers his days at WBEN in the mid-50's. 1990
This is the audio from a WBEN-TV broadcast announcing the death of WBEN President Mrs. Edward Butler.
Alan Costantini, Chuck Healy, Mark Estren
August 3, 1974
Raw production from promos for the Fred Smerlas & Jim Haslett Show.


Please click on the links below for Alumni Thoughts, Bios & Memories, Pictures, and the soon to be expanded sound.
75 years of WBEN Pictures 75 years of WBEN Stories, Bios, & Thoughts 75 years of WBEN Audio
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Airchecks, Haseoke, Rare Vinyl, and MORE!  A fun look at the best of Disc Jockeys, Newsmen, Big Voices, Game Show Men and the Rest of the Best! A picture-filled tribute to Buffalo Television in the 70s and early 80s as inspired by Wil Ferrell's hit movie ANCHORMAN.

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