[AMRadio] AMRadio] Music from the 40s


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Tue Jan 24 18:29:04 EST 2006


Two more sources for old music is 

www.itunes.com  works with Mac or PC

www.surfmusic.de  World wide streaming music from many countries

Enjoy

 
> From: Mark Foltarz <Foltarz at rocketmail.com>
> Date: 2006/01/24 Tue PM 05:55:52 EST
> To: Discussion of AM Radio <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Music from the 40s
> 
> Similarly, there is a small station in Chardon, Ohio with a web feed : 
> http://www.wkhr.org/
> 
> de KA4JVY
> 
> Mark
> 
> 
> 
> --- W1EOF <w1eof at hamnutz.com> wrote:
> 
> > Todd -
> > 
> > I know it doesn't sound the same as those 6V6's pushing your speaker, but
> > there are streaming alternatives on the internet. Somebody said that WABC
> > streams although I have not checked out their website. There are also quite
> > a few on live365.com. My favorite though is WMKV in Ohio. Pretty much 24/7
> > 40s style music. Lastly there is XM radio which has a channel devoted to 40s
> > music.
> > 
> > I don't have a good AM broadcast receiver setup in the office at the moment
> > but I will soon. I should be able to get WABC here in RI most nights.
> > 
> > 73,
> > 
> > Mark W1EOF
> > 
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Todd, KA1KAQ [mailto:ka1kaq at gmail.com]
> > > Sent: Tuesday, January 24, 2006 9:37 AM
> > > To: Discussion of AM Radio
> > > Subject: Re: [AMRadio] (no subject)
> > >
> > >
> > > On 1/23/06, ne1s <ne1s at neandertech.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > It was like being caught in a time warp. Some of my fondest childhood
> > > > memories are of hanging out in my grandfather's cellar in Chatham, NJ
> > > > building, fixing or otherwise diddling with some radio with
> > > WABC cranking
> > > > the tunes.
> > >
> > > I used to enjoy listening to big band music on 830 WCRN out of
> > > Worcester/Framingham area but they went to an oldies format sometime
> > > last year. I like oldies too, but it's hard to find 40s type music on
> > > AM these days so I miss WCRN in that sense. At 50kw, they have a
> > > potent signal up this way. You might give them a try too.
> > >
> > > There was also a station over in NY that played big band music a few
> > > years ago, but they got bought up by Disney and ended up playing
> > > children's music and soundtracks from Disney movies. Think it was
> > > WQEW? Up near the top of the dial.
> > >
> > > It's always more enjoyable to hear some old music on AM broadcast
> > > rather than more talk radio, but to me at least, there's nothing like
> > > hearing some Glenn Miller or Tommy Dorsey tunes rumbling out of a big
> > > old speaker with the receiver dials and tubes glowing away.
> > >
> > > Thanks for passing this on, Larry - I'll have to fire up that SX-28A
> > > in the front foyer that you were tuning around with in December - bet
> > > it'll sound great, WABC always comes in here well. (o:
> > >
> > > de Todd/'Boomer'  KA1KAQ
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