This page last updated Monday, August 19, 2013

 

Mason Lee Dixon Airchecks

Mason Lee Dixon worked at WAKY twice: 1969-1972 and in the late '70s. On this page you can download Mason Dixon airchecks from the Big 79. All airchecks are in MP3 format and are arranged chronologically (when dates are available). 

Mason's cooking fine in '69!
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1:37 - 573 KB
Here's a bit of Mason's on-air poetry.
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6:39 - 2340 KB
Mason does overnights on 9/17/71.
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3:09 - 1110 KB
A Mason Dixon Quickie
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:32 - 191 KB
It's a "Name It and Claim It Weekend" on WAKY with Mace in the Fall of '71.
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5:25 - 1908 KB

MLD interprets what Don McLean's "American Pie" really means this late 1971 aircheck.
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4:49 - 1697 KB
The finals of WAKY's Amateur Contest with Mason Lee in 1972
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2:47 - 981 KB
This aircheck was recorded on June 8, 1972 and includes plenty of unscoped commercials.
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8:53 - 3124 KB
Here's the first part of Mason's last show (September 11 and 12, 1972) recorded from an in-station feed on a WAKY "skimmer" reel. Quality is excellent, although as with all skimmers, the recording was started when Mason turned on his microphone, and stopped when the microphone was turned off.
There is some duplication with the recordings below.

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29:38 - 10,422 KB
Here's the last part of Mason's final show in 1972 at the Big 79, recorded off a conventional AM radio by a listener. You hear the last few breaks of music programming, then nearly all of the final "Mason Dixon Line" talk show -- which went into overtime
 
Part 1
15:30 - 5450 KB
Part 2
21:50 - 7682 KB
Part 3
20:17 - 7136 KB
Part 4
9:08 - 3214 KB
Part 5
14:14 - 5008 KB
Part 6
14:43 - 5139 KB
Part 7
13:41 - 4815 KB
Part 8
12:52 - 4527 KB
This was recorded during WAKY's 60s Weekend in 1978.
It includes an interview with Paul Cowley's ex-wife, Jeanette.

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8:57 - 3151 KB