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 occasional 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


175 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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In an all-male industry, women had to fight to be heard. In the early days, these women got heard.

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  • Added: Nov 07, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Music legends started with one record that exploded and caught the public's attention. From there they became stars for years and decades.

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  • Added: Oct 16, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
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In 1999 BMI published its compilation of the most played songs heard on the radio and television during the 20th century. These are the Top-30.

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  • Added: Oct 02, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Musicians listen to each other. When they are awed by something they try to make it theirs in a new way. They are Under The Influence of the ones w...

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  • Added: Sep 18, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Rolling Stone Magazine ranks the best albums of the '60s and '70s. We pick from the list. Hour 1: the '60s. Hour 2: the '70s.

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  • Added: Jul 24, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Start the party. Infectious beats, melodies and performances from hits of the '60s and '70s are guaranteed to keep you moving. You can't help it. J...

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  • Added: Jul 24, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Countdown of the Top-40 hits on Billboard's Hot-100 when America turned 200 – July 4, 1976

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  • Added: Jul 03, 2022
  • Length: 02:27:30
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Popular music has forever had songs written about relationships with fathers. All genres, all times.

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  • Added: Jun 12, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:01
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Home and house usually mean happiness, warmth and safety. It's where you live, grow, and love. Travel home.

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  • Added: Mar 20, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Let Me In Your Garden©

  • Added: Mar 06, 2022
  • Length: 03:36
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The most influential female singers of the vinyl era are here, 30 of them. We've got the pioneers like Connie Francis and Brenda Lee to Karen Carpe...

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  • Added: Mar 06, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Some people think that the British Invasion of 1964 wiped out all American music for the next few years. That is simply not the case.

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  • Added: Feb 20, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Songs of lost love, finished love, tired of loving you. These emotions have fueled the songwriting pens of thousands of composers through the years...

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  • Added: Oct 17, 2021
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Thousands of songs include names of people. Here's a bunch from the '60s, '70s and some '80s.

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  • Added: Oct 03, 2021
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Drawing from Rolling Stone Magazine's 2021 list, the first one since 2004, we look at the top-100 and select 28 songs from the 1960s and 1970's. St...

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  • Added: Sep 19, 2021
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Work has dignity. Work gives life meaning. Jobs in song. Work is important.

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  • Added: Sep 05, 2021
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Steven Slosberg, columnist for the Westerly (RI) Sun, selected his "best picks" by recording artists in the '60s and '70s.

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  • Added: Aug 22, 2021
  • Length: 01:58:00
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City names have made their way into songs of every genre. Here's 33 of them.

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  • Added: Aug 08, 2021
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Come on over. Let's hang out. Drink some wine and listen to my albums from the '60s and '70s.

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  • Added: Jul 25, 2021
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Beach music is unique along the Grand Strand of the Carolinas. It all started in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina where the shag took hold.

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  • Added: Jul 11, 2021
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1