Some of the most amazing voices graced our airwaves in the first half of the 20th Century. Women sang jumpin' jazz, soulful ballads, and beautiful serenades. They were America's Sweethearts from the Roaring Twenties thru the Sixties.
The 30s saw the emergence of the male jazz singer, deep-voiced and sultry, performing with full orchestral backing. Some of the most memorable songs of our times originated from the rich tones and beautiful lyrics of this musical style.
9-11a & 7-9p
Also known as Elevator or Mood music, this mostly instrumental genre was prominent in radio from the late 50s thru the 80s.
Weekdays & Weekends
At various times throughout the listening day, we'll providing interesting and informative newscasts and shorts from the past. Names like Walter Cronkite, Edward R. Murrow, David Brinkley, and Chet Huntley are featured, along with many little known and long lost news stories.
Before the sock-hop and disco, my parents enjoyed the fast-paced dance styles of the 30s and 40s. Music from Lester Lanin, Lawrence Welk, George Shearing, Griff Williams, and Billy Vaughn had folks dancing the night away,
Jazz styles, marimbas, guitars and horns - the exciting sounds of the 50s and 60s with the introduction of many Latin influences to popular U.S. music.