What early WMMR sounded like:
Posted 2/1/2011 2:00:00 PM
For some great airchecks & music from WMMR between 1970-1972 below, just hit the "Play" button!
 
 
 

May 1970  DJ: Cassidy - clip#1 -  length: 18 minutes : 43 seconds
Country Joe & the Fish - Not So Sweet Martha Lorraine  Michael Tearson 
The Brethren - Everybody in the Congregation Has Been Burned Paul Messing (OPUS) 
Deep Purple - Black Night   
Cream - Lawdy Mama 
Faces - You're My Girl (I Don't Want to Discuss It)


Thursday August 6, 1970  DJ:  Unknown - clip#2 -  length: 9 minutes : 57 seconds
James Taylor - Suite for 20G  
The Kinks - Lola


Friday August 27, 1971  DJ: Luke O'Reilly   - clip #3 -  length: 1 hour 34 minutes : 23 seconds
Jefferson Airplane - Wild Turkey  
Judy Collins - Both Sides Now 
Humble Pie - The Light of Love 
Lighthouse - One Fine Morning 
Barefoot Jerry - I'm Proud To Be a Redneck 
The Quinaimes Band - Try Me One More Time 
Cochise - Love's Made a Fool of You 
The Rolling Stones - Bitch 
Bob Dylan - Queen Jane Approximately 
Heads Hands & Feet - Country Boy 
New Riders of the Purple Sage - Louislana Lady 
Quicksilver Messenger Service - Fresh Air 
The Beatles - Across the Universe 
Neil Young - After the Gold Rush 
Charle Musselwhite - It Ain't Right 
Colosseum - Bolero 
The Beach Boys - Wouldn't It Be Nice 
The Beach Boys - Take a Load Off Your Feet


Saturday, February 26, 1972  DJ: David Dye - clip#4 -  length: 1 hour 50 minutes : 15 seconds
Tom Rush - Tin Angel  
The Insect Trust - Eyes of a New York Woman 
Al Kooper - New York City (You're a Woman) 
Ken Nordine - Windshield Wipers 
Mother Earth - Tonight, The Sky's About to Cry 
Led Zeppelin - Dazed and Confused 
John Entwistle - Heaven and Hell 
Jimi Hendrix - All Along the Watchtower 
Faces - Stay With Me 
Bonnie Raitt - Blender Blues (live) 
Fraser & Debolt - Pure Spring Water 
The Beach Boys - Cool, Cool Water 
Buffalo Springfield - Nowadays Clancy Can't Even Sing 
Jesse Colin Young - Together  
Jackson Browne - Rock Me on the Water 
Cream - Swlabr 
Roger Tilison - Down in the Flood 
Tom Rush - Galvestone Flood 
Chris Smither - Statesboro Blues 
Willie McTell - Dying Crapshooter Blues 
Derek & the Dominos - I Looked Away 
Dave Mason - World in Changes 
Flamin' Groovies - Bam Balam 
Firesign Theatre - Doctor Whiplash 
The Rolling Stones - Dear Doctor 
Jefferson Airplane - We Can Be Together 
Buzzy Linhart - Reputation 
King Biscuit Boy with Crowbar - Hoy Hoy 
David Bowie - Changes


Monday March 6, 1972 DJ: Michael Tearson - clip#5 -  length: 1 hour 36 minutes : 53 seconds
Artist - Title  
Jethro Tull - Nothing to Say 
Ken Nordine - Snerd 
Procol Harum - Mabel 
Who - Happy Jack 
Who - I Can See For Miles 
Goose Creek Symphony - (Oh Lord Won't You Buy Me A) Mercedes Benz 
Taj Mahal - Checkin' Up on My Baby  
Bob Dylan - Tomorrow Is a Long Time 
Pentangle - Lord Franklin 
Robert Johnson - If I Had Posession Over Judgement Day 
Jerry Garcia - Loser   
David Bowie - Song for Bob Dylan 
David Bowie - Running Gun Blues 
Procol Harum - Salad Days (Are Here Again) 
John Coltrane - Mr Syms

Paul Messing (OPUS) 
Firesign Theatre - I Think We're All Bozos on This Bus  
Artist - Title 
The Beatles - Long, Long, Long 
Artist - Title 
Seals and Crofts - When I Meet Them 
Harry Nilsson - Let the Good Times Roll


Tuesday March 7, 1972  DJ: Doug Randall - clip #6 -  length: 1 hour 37 minutes : 27 seconds
Jim Capaldi - Anniversary Song  
Johnny Winter - Look Up 
Joan Baez - Gabriel and Me 
Audience - I Had a Dream 
The Beatles - I'm Only Sleeping 
Yes - I've Seen All Good People 
Roberta Flack - Let Them Talk 
Randy Newman - Lover's Prayer 
John Kongos - He's Gonna Step on You Again 
Poco - Nobody's Fool 
Brian Auger's Oblivion Express - Dawn of a New Day* 
Ralph McTell - Old Brown Dog  
Curtis Mayfield - We've Only Just Begun 
Curtis Mayfield - People Get Ready 
Bob Dylan - Tombstone Blues 
Rita Coolidge - Mud Island 
Seals and Crofts - Sudan Village 
Chris Smither - Every Mother's Son 
Artist - Open Up 
Marvin, Welsch & Farrar - Title 
Faces - Debris


Thursday March 9, 1972 DJ: Ed Sciaky - clip #7 -  length: 2 hours 9 minutes : 50 seconds 
Batdorf and Rodney - Let Me Go   
Todd Rundgren - Hello It's Me 
Mandrake Memorial - Time Just Slips Away 
Flying Burrito Brothers - Colorado 
The Beatles - Back in the USSR 
Steve Miller Band - Living in the USA 
The Hollies - Hey Willy 
Lee Michaels - Own Special Way (As Long As) 
Spirit - Nature's Way 
Billy Joel - She's Got a Way 
Billy Joel - You Can Make Me Free 
Jackson Browne - Rock Me on the Water 
Dave Mason - A Heartache, a Shadow, a Lifetime 
Fanny - Hey Bulldog 
Boz Scaggs - I'll Be Long Gone 
Paul McCartney - Maybe I'm Amazed 
T Rex - The Motivator 
Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Blues Variation (part 1) 
Leonard Bernstein- Saint-Saëns - Danse Macabe 
Colin Blunstone - Misty Roses 
Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Blues Variation (part 2) 
The Move - No Time 
Leo Kottke - Louise 


Luke O'Reilly 
Johnny & Edgar Winter - Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo 
Blind Faith - Can't Find My Way Home  
Santana - Soul Sacrifice


Thursday March 9, 1972 DJ: Luke O'Reilly - clip #8 -  length: 2 hours 10 minutes : 03 seconds
The Beatles - She Loves You  
The Beatles - Lady Madonna 
The Beatles - Twist and Shout 
Buffalo Springfield - Nowadays Clancy Can't Even Sing 
Hot Tuna - Been So Long  
Edison Electric Band - Over the Hill 
Jimi Hendrix - All Along the Watchtower 
Ted Lewis & his Orchestra - Varsity Drag 
The Beatles - When I'm Sixty-four   
Hookfoot - Painter 
BB King - Caldonia 
Luther Grosvenor - Here Comes the Queen 
Led Zeppelin - Dazed and Confused 
Mahavishnu Orchestra - Dawn 
The Youngbloods - Quicksand 
Electric Light Orchestra - 1st Movement 
Mason Williams - Classical Gas 
Ravi Shankar & André Previn - III Raga Adana 
George Harrison - Something 
John Lennon & the Plastic Ono Band - Cold Turkey 
Wings - Give Ireland Back to the Irish 
David Crosby - What Are Their Names  
Lon and Derrek Van Eaton - Sweet Music 
Mason Proffit Band - Two Hangmen 
Fairport Convention - John's Reflections on His Boyhood... 
Fairport Convention - This Was the Happiest Period in His Life...  
Ian Matthews - Blood Red Roses  
Procol Harum - Salty Dog 
Country Joe & the Fish - The Masked Marauder 
Grin - Outlaw


Thursday March 9, 1972  DJ: Luke O'Reilly - clip #9 -  length: 57 minutes : 54 seconds 
Bob Dylan - Chimes of Freedom 
Roger McGuinn - It's All Right Ma (I'm Only Bleeding) 
Roger McGuinn - Ballad of Easy Rider  
Clark Hutchinson - A Boat in the Morning Mist 
Bluesbreakers - Have You Heard 
King Crimson - Court of the Crimsom King 
Free - Be My Friend 
Terry Reid - Superlungs My Super Girl 
The Allman Brothers Band - I Ain't Wasting Time No More 
Derek & the Dominos - Keep on Growing


March 1972  DJ: Luke O'Reilly - clip #10 -  length: 2 minutes : 20 seconds
 John Lenon & Yoko Ono - Luck of the Irish


March 1972  DJ: Luke O'Reilly -  clip #11 -  length: 10 minutes : 33 seconds
Bach - Brandenberg Concerto No. 3, Allegro 
Dave Mason - Feeling Alright


Thursday March 9, 1972 DJ: Michael Tearson - clip #12 -  length: 2 hours 41 minutes : 30 seconds  
The Lovin' Spoonful - Blues in the Bottle  
Jefferson Airplane - My Best Friend 
Lonnie Mack - Memphis, Tennessee 
Dillard & Clark - Cryin' Holy 
Traffic - Coloured Rain 
J Geils Band - So Sharp 
Chris Smither - Statesboro Blues 
Them - It's All Over Now Baby Blue 
The Band - Smoke Signal 
Family - Observations From a Hill 
Jim Capadli - Last Day of Dawn 
Procol Harum - Still There'll Be More 
Jesse Ed Davis - Red Dirt Boogie, Brother 
The Allman Brothers Band - Blue Sky 
Sandy Denny - The North Star Grassman and the Ravens 
Charles Mingus - The Chill of Death  
Elton John - The King Must Die 
Bernie Taupin - Birth 
The Moody Blues - Departure 
The Moody Blues - Ride My See-Saw 
Bernie Taupin - The Greatest Discovery 
Grin - Slippery Fingers 
Electric Light Orchestra - Mr Radio 
The Crazy World of Arthur Brown - Fire 
Jackson Browne - Rock Me on the Water 
It's a Beautiful Today - Wasted Union Blues 
Muddy Waters - I Just Want to Make Love to You 
Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel 
Johnny & Edgar Winter - Rock and Roll Hoochie Koo 
The Rolling Stones - Dead Flowers 
Fairport Convention - Sloth 
The Who - Song is Over 
The Beatles - A Day in the Life 
Trees - The Great Silkie 
Argent - Liar 
Good God - Downers and Wine


Monday December 18, 1972 DJ: Ed Sciaky - clip #13 - length:  29 minutes : 56 seconds
Billy Joel - Everybody Loves You Now  
The Moody Blues - When You're a Free Man 
The Moody Blues - I'm Just a Singer (In a Rock and Roll Band)  


Nick Spitzer  
The Kinks - Top of the Pops  
Randy Newman - Lonely at the Top 
Bessie Smith - I'd Rather Be Dead and Buried in My Grave  
String Driven Thing - Circus  
The Beatles - Being for the Benefit of Mr Kite


December 1972  DJ: David Dye - clip #14 -  length: 46 minutes : 40 seconds
Derek & the Dominos - Tell the Truth  
Jesse Winchester - Isn't That So? 
Procol Harum - Luskus Delph 
Cat Mother & the All Night News Boys - Charlie's Waltz  
String Cheeze - Crystal  
Jefferson Airplane - In Time 
Crosby, Stills & Nash - Suite - Judy Blue Eyes 
Youngbloods - Speedo 
Mike Bloomfield and Al Kooper - The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feeling Groovy)  
New Riders of the Purple Sage - Gypsy Cowboy

December 1972 DJ: David Dye  - clip #15 -  length:  15 minutes : 17 seconds
David Bowie - Queen Bitch  
Brewer & Shipley - When The Truth Finally Comes 
Fanny - Hey Bulldog 
Big Mama Thornton - You Ain't Nothing But a Hound Dog  
Boz Scaggs - Hello My Lover 
Cream - Rollin' and Tumblin' 
The Pentangle - The Cherry Tree Carol  
Modern Jazz Quartet

Monday December 18, 1972 DJ: David Dye - clip #16 - length: 1 hour 25 minutes : 16 seconds  
The Beatles - 1963 Christmas Record  
The Beach Boys - Little Saint Nick 
The Firesign Theatre - Nick Danger snippet 
Junior Wells - Checkin' On My Baby 
Dianne Davidson - I Ain't Gonna Be Treated This Way 
The Allman Brothers Band - Ain't Wasting Time No More 
Santana - Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen  
Steve Goodman - The I Don't Know Where I'm Goin', But I'm Goin' Nowhere in a Hurry Blues 
Bob Dylan - Hava Nagila   
Artist - Title 
Artist - Title 
The Doobie Brothers - Beehive State 
Loudon Wainwright III - Bee-Side Blues 
The Rolling Stones - You Can't Always Get What You Want 
Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet - Jezebel  
The Electric Flag - Killing Floor 
Clifton Chenier - Johnny Can't Dance 
The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band - Doctor Jazz 
The Kinks - Unreal Reality 
Pink Floyd - Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun 
David Bowie - Starman

Monday December 18, 1972 DJ: David Dye  - clip #17 - length: 1 hour 25 minutes : 19 seconds 
Bonnie Raitt  
Linda Ronstadt 
Spirit - I Got a Line on You 
Jeff Beck Group - Going Down 
The Rolling Stones - Come On 
Joni Mitchell - Cold Blue Steel and Sweet Fire 
The Band - I Shall Be Released 
Loggins & Mesina - Golden Ribbons 
Spooky Tooth - Too Much of Nothing 
Jethro Tull - Nothing Is Easy 
Roland Kirk - Something For Trane That Trane Could Have Said 
Bob Weir - Playing in the Band  
Thunderclap Newman - Accidents 
Roger Tillison - Down in the Flood 
Alice Stewart - Golden Rocket 
Ry Cooder - Hey Porter 
Cheech and Chong - Santa Clause and His Old Lady 
The Beatles - 1963 Christmas Record 
Tim Davis - A Rich Kid's Blues 
Geoff Muldaur - I'm Rich

Monday December 18, 1972 DJ: David Dye - clip #18 - length: 3 hours 39 minutes : 27 seconds
  
Ralph McTell - In Some Way I Loved You   
David Bowie - Janine 
Procol Harum - Too Much Between Us 
Jefferson Airplane - Alexander the Medium 
Steeleyes Span - King Henry 
Buffalo Springfield - A Child's Claim to Fame 
Buffalo Springfield - I Am a Child 
Trader Horne - Jenny May 
Doris Troy - Games People Play 
Joe South - I'm a Star 
The Kinks - Here Comes Yet Another Day 
Edgar Winter Group - Frankenstein 
Tim Hardin - You Upset the Grace of Living When You Lie 
Tim Hardin - Misty Roses   
Colin Blunstone - Misty Roses 
Happy & Artie Traum - Golden Bird 
Byrds - Chestbut Mare 
Holy Modal Rounders - Black Eyed Susie 
Country Joe & the Fish - Not So Sweet Martha Lorraine 
Captain Beefheart - Too Much Time  
Van Morrison - Crazy Love 
Smokey Robinson & the Miracles - I Second That Emotion 
Leo Kottke - Machine Number 2      
Faces - Around the Plynth 
Tim Buckley - Get on Top

Alan Onny(?) 
The Beatles - Help  
Savoy Brown - Tell Mama 
Delaney & Bonnie - Going Down the Road Feeling Bad 
Persuasions - Don't It Want to Make You Go Home  
The Doors - Break on Through 
Steve Miller - Journey From Eden 
Bonnie Raitt - It's Over 
Argent - Hold Your Head Up 
The Allman Brothers Band - Revival (Love is Everywhere) 
Ian & Sylvia - You Were on My Mind  
Country Gazette - I Wish You Knew 
King Biscuit Boy - Bald Head Rhumba Boogie 
Fats Domino - Walking to New Orleans 
J Geils Band - Looking For a Love 
Bonnie Raitt - Love Me Like a Man 
Taj Mahal - She Caught the Katy 
Dr Hook - Carry Me, Carrie 
Joni Mitchell - Cold Blue Steel and Sweet Fire 
Sidney Bechet - Egyptian Fantasy 
The Velvet Underground - Who Loves the Sun 
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - Southern Man 
Mason Proffit - Two Hangmen 
JJ Cale - If You're Ever in Oklahoma 
Leon Russell - Home Sweet Oklahoma 
Alun Davies - I'm Late 
Creedence Clearwater Revival - I Heard It Through the 
Fanny - It Takes a Lot of Good Lovin'

December 1972 DJ: Ed Sciaky  - clip #19 -  length: 6 minutes : 38 seconds

Flash - Lifetime 
Manfred Mann's Earth Band - It's All Over Now, Baby Blue

December 1972 DJ: Ed Sciaky  - clip #20 -  length: 22 minutes : 13 seconds
Capability Brown - Day In, Day Out 
Colin Blunstone - Time Is Running Out 
John Kay - Many a Mile 
Jethro Tull - The Driving Song 
Aztec Two-Step - Highway Song


Tuesday December 19, 1972 DJ: Ed Sciaky  - clip #21 -  length: 45 minutes : 36 seconds
Bette Middler - Leader of the Pack 
Tod Rundgren - Wolfman Jack 
Mott the Hoople - Rock and Roll Queen 
The Velvet Underground - Rock and Roll 
PF Sloan - Raised on Records 
David Bowie - Rock and Roll Suicide 
Bobby Helms - Jingle Bell Rock 
Humble Pie - You're So Good For Me 
Janis Jopin - My Baby 
Santana - Song of the Wind 
Circus Maximus - Wind

December 1972 DJ: David Dye  - clip #22 - length: 1 hour 03 minutes : 16 seconds
Vassar Clements - Lonesome Fiddle Blues  
Jimi Hendrix - All Along the Watchtower 
Procol Harum - Captain Clack 
Caravan - Aristocracy 
Arlo Guthrie - 1913 Massacre 
John Coltrane - Greensleeves 
Peter Schickele - Greensleeves 
The Beatles - 1965 Christmas Record 
Audience - Stand By the Door 
Alun Davies - Portabello Road 
Fleetwood Mac - Sentimental Lady 
Bessie Smith - Put It Right Here (Or Keep It Out There) 
Bonnie Raitt - Mighty Tight Woman (live)  
Bonnie Raitt - Rollin' And Tumblin' (live) 
Bonnie Raitt - Any Day Woman (live) 
Bonnie Raitt - Women Be Wise (live)

Wednesday December 20, 1972 DJ: Michael Tearson  - clip #23 -  length: 1 hour 35 minutes : 05 seconds
The Persuasions - Buffalo Soldier 
Captain Beefheart - Son of Mirror Man - Mere Man 
Muddy Waters - Rollin' and Tumblin' 
The Allman Brothers Band - Statesboro Blues 
Jefferson Airplane - Let Me In 
Steeleye Span - The Lowlands of Holland 
Byrds - Jesus is Just Alright 
Byrds - It's All Over Now, Baby Blue 
Byrds - There Must Be Somone (I Can Turn To) 
Byrds - Gunga Din 
Byrds - Deportee (Plane Wreck at Los Gatos) 
Byrds - Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins 
David Bowie - Space Oddity (part 2) 
The Beatles - Day Tripper 
String Driven Thing - God Doesn't Play in a Rock and Roll Band 
Bob Dylan - Subterranean Homesick Blues  
Pink Floyd - Careful with that Axe, Eugene 
Free - Child 
Byrds - Set You Free This Time 
John Kongos - Tokoloshe Man


Wednesday December 20, 1972 DJ: Michael Tearson December 18, 1972 (continued) - clip #24 - length: 1 hour 35 minutes : 13 seconds
Exuma - Exuma, the Obeah Man   
Mott the Hoople - All the Young Dudes 
Jesse Wichester - North Star 
Quicksilver Messenger Service - Too Far 
Joni Mitchell - Electricity 
Captain Beefhart - Electricity 
Eric Clapton - Let It Rain 
Dr Strangely Strange - Dr Dim and Dr Strange 
Ray Charles - Busted 
Jethro Tull - A Christmas Song 
The Beatles - 1965 Christmas Record 
Sandy Denny - It'll Take a Long Time 
Elton John - Rocket Man (I Think It's Going to Be a Long Long Time) 
The Doors - Spanish Caravan  
The Band - Jawbone 
Captain Beefheart - Kandy Korn 
Ralph McTell - Standing Down in New York Town 
Ralph McTell - Another Rain

Date: Unknown   DJ: Michael Tearson - clip #25 -  length: 58 minutes : 22 seconds
Captain Beefheart - Her Eyes Are a Blue Million Miles  
James Taylor - Little David 
James Taylor - Mescalito 
James Taylor - Dance 
James Taylor - Jig 
Richard Thompson - Nobody's Wedding 
Dillard & Clark - Something's Wrong 
Mississippi John Hurt - Spider, Spider 

Paul Messing (OPUS) 
Artist - Rock Island Line  
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - Marrakesh Express 
Artist - Title 
Artist - People Get Ready 
The Beatles - One After 909 
Artist - I Never Asked to Be Your Mountain 
Artist - I Am the Walrus 
John Hartford - Wanna boogie?

 (Thanks to Gary P. & Berdom.net for information about this content!)

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