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


167 Pieces

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Home and house usually mean happiness, warmth and safety. It's where you live, grow, and love. Travel home.

Bought by KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 20, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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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...

Bought by KCNP and KSRQ


  • Added: Mar 06, 2022
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 2
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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
  • Purchases: 1
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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
  • Purchases: 1
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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
  • Purchases: 1
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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...

Bought by KSRQ and KBUT Crested Butte, Colo.


  • Added: Sep 19, 2021
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Work has dignity. Work gives life meaning. Jobs in song. Work is important.

  • 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
  • Purchases: 1
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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
  • Purchases: 1
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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
  • Purchases: 1
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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.

  • Added: Jul 11, 2021
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Drivin', ridin', truckin'. We're on the road in everything from a Corvair (yes a song about a Corvair) to a Cadillac, from a Chevy Van to a Mack tr...

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  • Added: Jun 27, 2021
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A look at Billboard's Hot-100, R&B and Country charts in the summers of 1970's. Simultaneous #1 hits on each of the charts in each of the summers,...

  • Added: Jun 13, 2021
  • Length: 01:58:00
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#1 hits of summers past that appeared simultaneously in their genre on Billboard's Hot-100, R&B, and Country charts. Three from each summer, 1960 –...

  • Added: May 30, 2021
  • Length: 01:57:52
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Since 1986 the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has inducted "members" through a shroud of secrecy. Some of the best are inducted. But many of the best ...

  • Added: May 16, 2021
  • Length: 01:58:00
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Through music, this special edition of American Jukebox® celebrates the beginning of the return to "normal" after over a year of COVID lockdown.

  • Added: May 02, 2021
  • Length: 01:58:00
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2021 marks two major anniversaries in pop, rock and soul music history: The Beach Boys formed 60 years ago and the "Philly soul" label, Philadelphi...

Bought by KSRQ, WMNR, and WYAP


  • Added: Mar 26, 2021
  • Length: 01:40:45
  • Purchases: 3
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The Grammy Awards were established in 1958 to recognize "good" music, elevate the taste in American popular music, and systematically ignore and ne...

Bought by WMNR


  • Added: Mar 18, 2021
  • Length: 01:58:16
  • Purchases: 1
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Love is life's most precious gift. These songs look at love from many angles.

Bought by WMNR and WYAP


  • Added: Feb 14, 2021
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 2