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


104 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Cruzin' Easy is a well-balanced and sure to please playlist for lovers of '50s & '60s pop.

  • Added: Dec 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
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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.

Bought by WEZU


  • 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...

Bought by WEZU


  • 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.

Bought by WEZU


  • 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.

Bought by WEZU


  • 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.

Bought by WEZU


  • 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.

Bought by WEZU


  • 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.

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Aug 12, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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A look at Dion DiMucci's heyday in the 1960s plus other hits of pop, rock and soul.

Bought by WEZU


  • 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...

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Jul 15, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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All American bands from the '60s and '70s. They sing, they play instruments, and they make great music.

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Jul 01, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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What's in a name? Under the name lies a man or boy. Some well-respected. Some not.

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Jun 17, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Great Duos of the '60s and '70s filled the airwaves and jukeboxes. Many are long forgotten but found again on "It Takes Two."

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Jun 03, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Starting with the rock era, many singers and singing members of groups wrote and performed their own music. In the '70s, that phenomenon exploded a...

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: May 20, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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When acoustic guitars and basses went electric and added drums and other instruments, folk-rock was born in the mid-1960's. Several examples are he...

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: May 16, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:34
  • Purchases: 1
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Cover versions of big hits are sometimes preferred, sometimes not. You judge.

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: May 07, 2018
  • Length: 01:58:14
  • Purchases: 1
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There would be precious few great hits of the '60s and '70s if it weren't for the thrilling sounds of R&B, Soul, Funk and Disco and the black artis...

Bought by KSRQ and WEZU


  • Added: Apr 18, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:24
  • Purchases: 2