American Jukebox ®

Series produced by Garrett Stack

Caption: The 1947 Wurlitzer "Bubbler"
The 1947 Wurlitzer "Bubbler" 

The best of pop, rock and soul from the golden age of AM radio: Late 1950's - 1970's. Garrett Stack hosts a 2-hour program broadcast over WMNR-FM and online at wmnr.org originating from Monroe, CT and streaming at www.wmnr.org.

Always exploring a phenomenon in pop, rock and soul as part of the program, regular features include an interactive name that tune "Fun Test," and an in-depth look in "Behind the #1." Listeners are invited to email the host with Fun Test answers as well as offer comments and ideas. Email: stack@wmnr.org


111 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Irish-Americans and Irish-born hitmakers from the '60s and '70s are abundantly represented on this Luck of the Irish edition of American Jukebox®.

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  • Added: Mar 17, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:52
  • Purchases: 1
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Literally, hundreds of great hits were sung by boys and girls ages 17 and under. Not an 18 or 19-year-old in the pack!

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  • Added: Mar 03, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:59
  • Purchases: 1
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For three years British recording artists dominated the American pop and rock charts. Their influence is a significant piece of popular music history.

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  • Added: Feb 17, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The rise of this genre to the point of overtaking the air waves and station playlists hit its peak in 1978. Then the flame went out - or did it? Y...

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  • Added: Feb 04, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Some recording artists have been at it for decades. They record, tour and still give concerts. Their influence is enormous.

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  • Added: Jan 21, 2019
  • Length: 01:57:41
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Songwriters have always had a bossy streak. They commands us in imperative song titles. Let's do this, don't do that, run there, walk here, come ho...

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  • Added: Jan 13, 2019
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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"Home" is immortalized in song: come home, back home, my home, take me home, homeward bound, home fires - get the picture? 34 of them in all.

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  • Added: Dec 30, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Cruzin' Easy is a well-balanced and sure to please playlist for lovers of '50s & '60s pop.

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  • Added: Dec 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Created early in the American Jukebox® series, AJ #83 features an easy feel with an emphasis on '50s and '60s pop - easy listening.

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  • Added: Dec 09, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:51
  • Purchases: 1
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On February 9, 1964 The Beatles launched the British Invasion on TV. American pop, rock & soul changed instantly and forever. Before then, America...

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  • Added: Nov 04, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Based on extensive work by Record Research, Inc., the 30 most recorded pop Christmas songs are counted down.

Bought by WMNR and WEZU


  • Added: Nov 04, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Digging into the '60s and '70s Motown catalogue for hits and other gems.

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  • Added: Oct 21, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Great soft pop, rock and soul that is melodic , singable, and won't put you to sleep. Three dozen from the '60s into the '80s that won't put you ov...

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  • Added: Oct 07, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The 5 W's are contained in hundreds of our favorite songs. Havin' fun with three dozen of them.

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  • Added: Sep 23, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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In 2011 the northeast was waiting for Hurricane Irene to make landfall in New England on Aug. 27. She did. While we waited we had our music and drink.

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  • Added: Sep 13, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Songs with fascinating facts about the records, the people, and the backstories.

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  • Added: Sep 09, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The Queen of Soul earned that title with nearly 60 years of performing under her belt. This is a career-spanning tribute.

Bought by WNCU, WEZU, and KMXT


  • Added: Aug 26, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Phil Spector is the legendary record producer who created the "Wall of Sound" with a stable of talented singers and musicians.

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  • Added: Aug 12, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
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A look at Dion DiMucci's heyday in the 1960s plus other hits of pop, rock and soul.

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  • Added: Jul 20, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:11
  • Purchases: 1
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Everyone has a list of the worst records ever: From NPR to Rolling Stone Magazine. From the NY Post Readers' Poll to noted rock music journalist Ro...

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  • Added: Jul 15, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1