WOKO went on the air in 1962 as WJOY-FM; the station was also known as WQCR from 1972 to 1990, the call letters standing for "Queen City Rock". On air, the station was identified as "Q99" and later as "Rock 99" prior to the change to country. .
Former on-air staff
"Cowboy" Cal Daniels
Jim Cooper (Currently stand-up comedian "Jack Sass")
Margot St. John
Brian Warren (Afternoons "KOOL 105" WKOL-FM as Mark Knight)