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U100 (WYOO AM/FM)

This page is dedicated to WYOO AM/FM Radio (known better as U100)

which broadcast in the Twin Cities from August 1974 to September 1976 on 980 AM and 101.3 FM


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U100 Studio - Photo

provided by Mark Vollmer


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Mesa Kincaid (taken at KSTP-FM/KS95)


Following eight photos provided by Bob Rivard

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Pat McKay

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Gary DeMaroney

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U100 Building

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Production Studio

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Transmitter

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Studio Wall

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Lobby Wall


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Brother Bob Hall


Jeff "Mother" Robins


U100 Grabs Me T-Shirts

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(courtesy Mark Betzold)

(courtesy Bob Vesely)

(courtesy Mark Hopkins


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Sticker


Belt Buckle

(provided by John Galt)


1974 MN State Fair

1975 MN State Fair

JINGLES

Top of Hour Jingle - Rob Sherwood  (:24)    Boogie Check Jingle (:15)

U100 Jingle (:05) (provided by Jay Philpott)

The following jingles provided by Bob Rivard:

Top of Hour Jingle (:24)     24 Hours A Day Jingle  (:60)     U100 Jingle (:02)

Fun Loving Super U: #1 (:59)   -   #2 (:13)   -   #3 (:12)   -   #4 (:07)   -   #5 (:07)   -   #6 (:07)   -   #7 (:06)  

Super Summer#1 (:27)   -   #2 (:12)

Right On Super U#1 (:11)   -   #2 (:08)   -   #3 (:07)   -   #4 (:06)   -   #5 (:02)  


FIRST DAY OF U100: AUGUST 26, 1974

First Day of U100 (Switch from oldies format to U100 as heard on 980 AM) - 4 MB (provided by Ron Gerber/Danny Sigelman)

First Day of U100 (Switch from oldies format to U100 as heard on 101.3 FM) - 7 MB (provided by Danny Sigelman)


FINAL DAY OF U100: SEPTEMBER 15, 1976

7-9 AM             Rob Sherwood - Michael J. Douglas  26 MB

9 AM-Noon       Brother Bob Hall - Michael J Douglas  14 MB

12-12:40 PM     Gary DeMaroney  4 MB

3-4 PM:            Gary DeMaroney  3 MB    

4-8 PM             Pat McKay  26 MB

8-11 PM           Jo Jo Gunne  17 MB  

11 PM-MID       Jo Jo Gunne - Final Hour of Broadcasting  4 MB


MORE U100 RECORDINGS

BOOGLE BATTLE

Boogie Battle I (Oct. 1974 - Captain Billy, Brother Bob) - 6 MB (provided by Ron Gerber/Danny Sigelman)

Boogie Battle II (1975 - Brother Bob) - 1 MB


BOOGLE CHECK

Boogie Check (1976) - Gary Marshall - 7 MB

Boogie Check (1975) Jeff "Mother" Robbins - #1 3 MB  -  #2 1 MB 

Boogie Check (1976) Jo Jo Gunne - #1 5 MB - #2 13 MB - #3 11 MB - #4 11 MB - #5 9 MB - #6 7 MB - #7 13 MB - #8 12 MB

Boogie Check (1976) Jo Jo Gunne and Pat McKay - an outrageous Boogie Check - 5 MB

Boogie Check reporter interviews KSTP-AM and KDWB-AM (1975) - 3 MB


BROTHER BOB

Brother Bob (1974) - 5 MB (provided by Curt Lundgren)

Brother Bob - (1975) - 1 MB

Brother Bob - (December 21, 1974) - 5 MB (provided by Mark Hopkins)

Includes commercials for Dynamite (album) from K-Tel, Trident Sugarless Gum, Schick Flexamatic, and JC Penney Record Department.


JERRY BROOKE

Jerry Brooke - (1975) - 1 MB


CAPTAIN BILLY

Captain Billy - (1975) - 2 MB


DAVE COOPER

Dave Cooper (12/25/1975) - 4 MB (provided by Stuart Held)


BIG AL DAVIS

Big Al Davis (1976) - 4 MB          Big Al Davis (August 1976) - 19 MB


GARY DEMARONEY

Gary DeMaroney (1976) - 4 MB (provided by Jay Philpott)   Gary DeMaroney (1976) - 1 MB (provided by Bob Rivard)

Gary DeMaroney (1976) - 4 MB (provided by Ron Gerber/Danny Sigelman)


MICHAEL J. DOUGLAS

Michael J. Douglas & Brother Bob (1976) - 9 MB (provided by Curt Lundgren)

Michael J  Douglas, Brother Bob & Chucker Morgan (1976) - 17 MB  (provided by Ron Gerber/Danny Sigelman)


JO JO GUNNE

Jo Jo Gunne (1976) - 3 MB (provided by Danny Sigelman)

Jo Jo Gunne (1976)  #1 .5 MB (by Bob Rivard) #2 6 MB (by Jeff R. Lonto)  -  #3 4 MB (by Jim Beer)

More Jo Jo Gunne:  See "Boogie Check" above


MESA KINCAID

Mesa Kincaid (1976) - 5 MB (provided by Curt Lundgren)

Mesa Kincaid (July 1976). - 7 MB (provided by Curt Lundgren)

Includes commercials for Alice in Wonderland (x-rated movie), Orange Crush, Yes and Montrose at the St. Paul Civic Center, Sugar Free 7-Up and Brainerd International Raceway.

Mesa Kincaid (9/5/1976) -  2 MB


GARY MARSHALL

Gary Marshall - (See "Boogie Check" above and "Sign Off" below)


PAT MCKAY

"Great Record Battle" with Pat McKay (1975) - 7 MB (provided by Danny Sigelman)

Includes newscast plus commercials for Knights Formal Wear and Triangle Bar.

Pat McKay (1976) - 10 MB (provided by Ron Gerber/Danny Sigelman)

Pat McKay & Michael J. Douglas (April 1976) - 11 MB (provided by Ron Gerber/Danny Sigelman)


MISCELLANOUS

Demo Tape from 1975 featuring Captain Billy, Jerry Brooke, Brother Bob, Rob Sherwood, Chucker Morgan and Steve (U.S.) Steele.

9 MB (provided by Danny Sigelman)

Endless Summer '76 Announcement (1976 - Rob Sherwood, Mike Sigelman) - 3 MB

Halloween Special with Rob Sherwood and US Steele - 1974 - 7 MB (provided by Danny Sigelman)

A Christmas Carol from 1974 including Rob Sherwood, Steve "US" Steele, Michael J. Douglas, Captain Billy, Jerry Brooke, Art Snow, "Brother" Bob Hall and more. 40 MB (provided by Danny Sigelman)

Kegger Party (1975)   #1 8 MB    #2 9 MB    (provided by Ron Gerber/Danny Sigelman)

Stop The Music (1975 - Chucker Morgan, Rob Sherwood) - 10 MB

Sign Off (1976 - Gary Marshall - sign off for technical adjustments) - 1 MB


CHUCKER MORGAN

Chucker Morgan - (1975) - 3 MB

Chucker Morgan / Boogie Battle (1975)  #1  4 MB#2  7 MB   (provided by Ron Gerber/Danny Sigelman)

Chucker Morgan at the Minnesota State Fair - 1975 - 7 MB (provided by Danny Sigelman)

Includes commercials for Dayton's, Orange Crush, Minnesota Dragways and Hurrah.

Chucker Morgan & Jo Jo Gunne (3/20/1976) - 8 MB (provided by Ron Gerber/Danny Sigelman)


RON "KILLER" RICHARDS

Ron "Killer" Richards - 4 MB (discovered on redandnater.com)


JEFF "MOTHER" ROBBINS

Jeff "Mother" Robbins (Aug. 1974 - Live from Minnesota State Fair) - 1 MB (provided by Ron Gerber/Danny Sigelman)

Jeff "Mother" Robbins (1974) - 5 MB (provided by Curt Lundgren)

Jeff "Mother" Robbins - See "Boogie Check" above

Jeff 'Mother' Robins and U.S. Steele (1975) - 10 MB (provided by Ron Gerber/Danny Sigelman)

Jeff "Mother" Robbins' final day - 1975 - 10 MB - (provided by Danny Sigelman)


JERRY ST. JAMES

Jerry St. James & Michael J. Douglas - December 1974 - 20 MB (provided by Danny Sigelman)

Includes Rex King performing the "Night Before Christmas" Julie Child-Like, newscast with Michael J. Douglas, and commercials for Mustang II, Schaak Electronics and Listerex.

Jerry St. James-Michael J. Douglas (Aug. 1975 - featuring "Rex King") - 9 MB (provided by Ron Gerber/Danny Sigelman)

Jerry St. James-Michael J. Douglas (1975 - featuring "Betty") - 9 MB

Jerry St. James-Michael J Douglas (1975 - featuring "Guido" and School Menus) - 10 MB

Jerry St. James & Michael J. Douglas (1975) - 20 MB (provided by Ron Gerber/Danny Sigelman)

Jerry St. James & Michael J. Douglas - December 1975 - 19 MB (provided by Danny Sigelman)

Includes Rex King and his daughter Cindy, sportscast with Michael J. Douglas, and commercials for Midland Records and 20th Century Motors.

Jerry St. James from September 22, 1975 featuring an entire show minus music and commercials. The show including news with

Michael J. Douglas (Gerald Ford is President, Patty Hearst had just been captured, former President Nixon is fighting to prevent release of presidential papers and tapes, and more). Plus, Rex King The Singing Weatherman; school lunch menus with Helen, Irma and Betty; Hot Flash News of the Morning, and more. #1 19 MB - #2 18 MB (provided by Danny Sigelman)

Jerry St. James as "Rex King" with The Night Before Christmas (1975) - 4 MB (provided by Tim Edwards)

Jerry St. James and Michael J. Douglas from 1976 with school lunch cooks Betty and Irma and reading Twin Cities area school

lunch menus. 6 MB (provided by Danny Sigelman)

Jerry St. James and Michael J. Douglas from January 14, 1976 with school lunch cooks Betty and Irma and reading Twin Cities

area school lunch menus (with lots of sound effects), Rex King (The World’s Only Singing Weatherman), Julia Childlike, and Hot Flash News of the Morning. #1 30 MB - #2 45 MB (provided by Danny Sigelman)

Includes commercials for the Stand Theater in downtown St. Paul showing The Concert for Bangladesh, The Ten Commandments, and Juicy Fruit Gum.

Jerry St. James, Sherwood, etc. - St. Judes Radiothon (Feb. 1976) #1 7 MB -  #2 8 MB (provided by Ron Gerber/Danny Sigelman)

Jerry St. James and Michael J. Douglas from March 5, 1976 with school lunch cooks Betty and Irma and reading Twin Cities area

school lunch menus (with lots of sound effects), Rex King (The World’s Only Singing Weatherman) and Hot Flash News of the Morning. #1 32 MB - #2 23 MB (provided by Danny Sigelman)

Includes commercials for The Zoo, Tompall and The Outlaw Band, Twin City Honda, Schaak Electronics, Stereo Buys, Midland Records, Juicy Fruit Gum, Ford and Lincoln Mercury Dealers, and Gable and Lombard (movie).

Jerry St. James (1976 - Final Show) -  6 MB (provided by Ron Gerber/Danny Sigelman)


ROB SHERWOOD

Rob Sherwood - (1975) - 1 MB

Rob Sherwood at the Minnesota State Fair - 1975 - 7 MB (provided by Danny Sigelman)

Includes commercials for K-TEL "Goofy Greats" album, White Castle, Ford Pickups (sung by Merle Haggard), Clockwork Orange and Deliverance (movies).

Rob Sherwood Saturday Night Show - (1975) - 9 MB (provided by Danny Sigelman)

Includes commercials for Pepsi Cola and Alvin Lee & Co. at the St. Paul Civic Center.

Rob Sherwood-Jeff 'Mother' Robbins (9/1/1975) - 2 MB (provided by Ron Gerber/Danny Sigelman)

Rob Sherwood from September 22, 1975 The show includes an interview with Alan Gorrie from the Average White Band. 6 MB (provided by Danny Sigelman)

Rob Sherwood & Mesa Kincaid- 1976 - 8 MB (provided by Danny Sigelman)

Includes commercials for Coca Cola and The Nail Restaurant.

Rob Sherwood/Michael J. Douglas (1976) - #1 8 MB - #2 8 MB (provided by Ron Gerber/Danny Sigelman)

Rob Sherwood/Michael J Douglas (1976) -  8 MB  (provided by Ron Gerber/Danny Sigelman)

Rob Sherwood & Michael J. Douglas - 1976 - 11 MB (provided by Danny Sigelman)

Includes a commercial for Tenpenney Two Restaurant

Rob Sherwood (1976) - 2 MB


ART SNOW

The Snowman (Art Snow) (1974) - 3 MB


U.S. STEELE

U.S. Steele - (1975) - 1 MB

U.S. Steele - "Bed Check" - similar to Boogie Check (1975) 2 MB


BEFORE U100

WPBC AM (980) & FM (101.3)

To listen to recordings of WPBC from the first day of broadcasting in 1949 to the last in 1972, CLICK HERE.

WYOO AM (980)

11/3/1972

Final minutes of WPBC-AM and start of WYOO-AM - 27 MB (by Phil Kitchen)

1972-1973

WYOO-AM Jingles    #1 (:07) 119 KB  -   #2 (:05)  89 KB    (provided by Bob Rivard)

1972-1973

WYOO-AM JinglesTwo Jingles  (1973) - 2 MB (provided by Mark Durenberger)

12/15/1972

WYOO-AM - Bob Chase - 9 MB (provided by Jeff R. Lonto)

September 1973

WYOO-AM - Bob Chase - 4 MB (provided by Jeff R. Lonto)

8/24/73

WYOO-AM - Dick Clark (later known as Mike Ryan) - 8 MB (by Jeff R. Lonto)

11/30/73

WYOO-AM - Michael O'Shea, Bob Chase and Gary Wilcox "golden oldies format" including news and sportscasts fron November 30,

1973 - 15 MB (provided by Danny Sigelman)

Includes commercials for Pizza Hut; Dayton's Record and Tape Department; Oldies But Goodies LPs available at Montgomery Ward, Zayre Shoppers' City and Dayton's; and Dart Sport Convertible at Twin City Dodge Dealers.

1974

WYOO-AM - Jerry Brooke & Art Snow - 8 MB (provided by Ron Gerber/Danny Sigelman)

1974

WYOO-AM - Bill Lake - 14 MB (provided by Curt Lundgren)

4/15/1974

WYOO-AM - Rob Sherwood's first day - 4 MB - (provided by Danny Sigelman)

(five months later, Rob changed the format to U100)

WRAH FM (101.3)

1973

WRAH-FM - Aircheck - 3 MB (provided by Brian Person)

1974

WRAH-FM - Aircheck - 1 MB


AFTER U100 - SEPTEMBER 16, 1976

Recordings from KDWB-AM and KDWB-FM after U100 left the air (provided by Bob Rivard)

KDWB-AM (Midnight - Right after U100 signed off - 630 AM) - 247 KB

KDWB-FM (6 AM - Start of simulcast on 630 AM and 101.3 FM) - 1 MB 


U100 (WYOO AM/FM) TELEVISON COMMERCIALS FROM 1974-1975 DISCOVERED!

Eight :30 U100 (WYOO AM/FM) television commercials from 1974-1975. A few are pretty outrageous. RadioTapes and TC Media Now partnered together to have them professionally digitized and are now available for viewing. Thank you to Danny Sigelman for finding and providing the almost 50 year old video reels saved by his father, Mike Sigelman, who was general manager at U100. Enjoy!

(Click HERE or on the image to view the commercials)

Commercials feature Sharon Anderson (first commercial); Loni Anderson (third commercial - AM Mono), Rob Sherwood and Brother Bob Hall (Boogie Battle); and Jerry St. James and Michael J. Douglas (bed commercial). Announcers include Rob Sherwood and Brother Bob Hall.


U100 billboard and bus sign images from approximately 1975

(provided by Danny Sigelman)

CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE

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Bob Rivard sent the photos below. When he found the above posted U100 bus billboard image, he knew he had to have one for his 1977 era HO scale model railroad. Paul reduced the image to exact HO scale. Here it is on his GMC “fishbowl” 4B Johnson-Bryant HO scale bus. 

        

NEWSPAPER ARTICLES

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TOP 500 SONGS COUNTDOWN (Front)

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TOP 500 SONGS COUNTDOWN (Back)

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WYOO-AM/FM - U100 (980/101.3) - Advertising rate cards

October 1, 1974 - PDF File (provided by Danny Sigelman)

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WYOO-AM/FM - U100 (980/101.3) - 400,000 Busy Signals Sales Piece

October 1974 - PDF File (provided by Danny Sigelman)

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WYOO-AM/FM - U100 (980/101.3) Newspaper ad- 1975 - PDF File

 

 

 

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Newspaper ad of U100 responding to reports that the station has been sold appearing in the April 30, 1976 issue of the Entertainer, the paper that eventually became Twin Cities Reader - JPEG File (provided by Jeff R. Lonto)

 

WYOO AM/FM (U100 - 980/101.3) - Ad that appeared in Little Bits magazine around January 1975 (provided by Cindy Saba-Stoewer)

(click on ad for larger image)

 

 

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