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


109 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: Carole King & Gerry Goffin
Three young couples wrote the soundtrack to Baby Boomers' lives: Goffin & King, Mann & Weil and Barry & Greenwich

Bought by WEZU


  • Added: Sep 07, 2017
  • Length: 01:56:16
  • Purchases: 1
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Celebrating 50 years of Phil Spector's Christmas Album and many other Baby Boomer favorites.

Bought by WEZU, KRPS, and WVRU


  • Added: Nov 01, 2016
  • Length: 01:55:56
  • Purchases: 3
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'60s and '70s AM radio and jukeboxes were filled side-by-side with Top-10 hits of many genres

Bought by WUFT, KSRQ, and WEZU


  • Added: Apr 18, 2017
  • Length: 01:56:24
  • Purchases: 3
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Some records just stand out! These do for artistic merit, content, historical significance or performance. They're extraordinary.

Bought by WUFT, KSRQ, and WEZU


  • Added: Apr 12, 2017
  • Length: 01:55:53
  • Purchases: 3
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When you think about it, a lot of songs give us advice or make us think.

Bought by WMNR, WEZU, KKWE Niijii Radio, KSRQ, and WYAP


  • Added: Nov 16, 2017
  • Length: 01:56:52
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: That's Me!
People often ask me: What's your favorite song?" My answer: I have about a thousand favorites. Here are three dozen.

Bought by WEZU, KKWE Niijii Radio, KSRQ, and WYAP


  • Added: Jan 10, 2018
  • Length: 01:57:33
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Not Your Church Organ!
Favorites from the '50s, '60s & '70s -- many of them featured the Hammond organ attached to a Leslie speaker.

Bought by WEZU, KKWE Niijii Radio, KSRQ, and WYAP


  • Added: Jan 25, 2018
  • Length: 01:56:22
  • Purchases: 4
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When The Beatles arrived on America's shores, they opened the way for all things British. Many American recording careers were stopped in their tra...

Bought by WEZU, KSRQ, WMNR, KCMJ Community Radio, KKWE Niijii Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 01:57:26
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: American Jukebox Debut on WMNR
On December 30, 2006 American Jukebox premiered on WMNR Fine Arts Radio. This is that first show.

Bought by WUFT, KSRQ, KKWE Niijii Radio, and WSLR


  • Added: Mar 19, 2015
  • Length: 02:01:44
  • Purchases: 4