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audio - WDRC's Tom Merriman custom jingles from October 31, 1967 October 31, 1967/Tom Merriman Custom (Dallas) - Tom Merriman was a central figure in Commercial Recording Corporation (CRC). When he went out on his own he produced a customized package for WDRC. While retaining the familiar musical logo, the lyrics were changed to "WDRC Is Hartford." Many of the cuts were mixed with an acapella "13-60" at the front, so the cuts could be used on AM or FM. The series contained one cut audio - WDRC FM cut from 1967 Tom Merriman custom package specifically for Big D FM.

audio - WDRC's Tom Merriman Winner's Cirlc ecuts from May 18, 1968 May 18, 1968/Tom Merriman Winner's Circle w/ short outros (Dallas) - These themes were used as personalities played the Top 13 hits. The October package included chanted numbers (7, 12, etc.). The cuts were re-edited and audio - WDRC's edited countdown jingles WDRC's traditional countdown numbers with reverb were inserted.

audio - WDRC's experimental FM IDs from September 3, 1968 September 3, 1968/unknown Experimental FM ID's - These 3 cuts sound like edited versions of the Roy Ross package, though it is possible they were actually re-sung by Merriman's singers. There are just 3 cuts and each ends cold on the word "Hartford" rather than ending with an instrumental punctuation.

audio - WDRC's TM RB Format jingles  from March 21, 1969 March 21, 1969/TM RB Format (Dallas) - By this time Tom Merriman had incorporated as TM Productions. Four acapella cuts (voice only) were produced utilizing the familiar musical logo but neither the words "Is" or "In" between "WDRC" and "Hartford." Their use was limited.

audio - WDRC's custom oldie intro for 1959 May, 1969/Custom oldies intros - These were not jingles in the truest sense, but instead were a series of tympani drum stabs followed by the spoken year, 1955-1969. They were used to preceed an oldie. audio - Buckley's voiceover guy, Larry VanNuys The voice belonged to the production man at Buckley's San Fernando station, KGIL.

audio - WDRC's custom oldie intro for  1966 September, 1969/unknown Custom oldie intros - This series utilized one of the Roy Ross basic cuts plus an electronic effect and the sung year, 1958-70.

audio - WDRC's TM Friends package from February 8, 1971 February 8, 1971/TM Productions, Inc. Where Your Friends Are (Dallas) - This package marked a major departure for Big D in that it used an entirely new musical logo. The first client for this package was Buckley's Philadelphia station, WIBG. The WDRC version didn't include some soul-flavored cuts recorded for WIBG. The package included two cuts specifically for WDRC FM; here's one of them audio - WDRC FM's TM Friends cut. They began airing February 19, 1971.

audio - WDRC"s TM Friends package - these spec cuts never aired February 8, 1971/TM Productions, Inc. Where Your Friends Are (Dallas) - Here are six cuts that were recorded but WDRC didn't buy. They never aired and are heard for the first time on this web site, directly from the TM master reel!

audio - Susan & Gary DeGraide's WDRC custom Christmas jingles from December 1972 December, 1972/Susan & Gary DeGraide Christmas Custom - Announcer Gary DeGraide was married to a professional singer and together they wrote and performed ten cuts for holiday use which complemented the "Friends" package.

audio: WDRC FM TM acapellas - 1973 April, 1973/TM Custom Acapellas (Dallas) - This was a series of six short, acapella cuts specifically for use on Big D FM.

audio - WDRC's Tanner Land of the Free spec package from spring 1974 spring 1974/Tanner Land of the Free (spec) - Pepper Sound Studios, Inc., of Memphis, was a well-known producer of economical station jingles which were frequently provided for barter rather than cash. At this point in its history, Pepper had merged with Tanner Productions and produced a demo tape for a new package. This version never aired at WDRC but a re-lyriced version did (see next).

audio - WDRC's Tanner Friendly & Free package from summer 1974 summer 1974/Tanner Friendly & Free - The first station to air this package was WCOD on Cape Cod. WDRC's version used different lyrics and an entirely new musical logo from TM's "Friends" package.

 
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