ARSA — THE AIRHEADS RADIO SURVEY ARCHIVE


Not just "reliving the past" but more importantly "preserving the past". Radio is unique in that, unlike other media forms, there is no easy access to old music radio shows. Old movies and TV shows continue to be shown on network or cable TV, and can be rented/purchased on tapes or DVD. Print media like old books, magazines, comics, and newspapers can be purchased from specialty stores or kept in libraries for viewing. But where can one go to obtain and listen to old music radio shows? Aircheck tapes & radio surveys can only be found in the hands of collectors. At some point, most collectors begin to realize that this is more than a hobby and that we are in fact preserving radio history.

—— Gary Pfeifer, 2003

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Find scads of scans of radio station surveys, just like the ones you used to pick up at the record store when you went shopping with mom & pop. All the chart data is meticulously entered into the database, so you can cross-reference to see how your favorite hit fared in different markets across the country. To navigate the site, "tune" to the buttons on the left.

ARSA is a non-profit site intended to mix nostalgia with historical value. The site is open to everyone and you are invited to have a browse. To get the most of the site, you will need to create a free profile and login to access most of the site's features. Click here to create your profile.

OUR MOST RECENT SURVEY
CFOX CFOX 1470 AM Pointe Claire

Week of February 5, 1971
SO FAR
49Surveys Added Today
92200Surveys
3465Radio Stations
33083Artists
192176Singles Listings
27522Album Listings
FIVE MOST RECENTLY ADDED SURVEYS FOR DATE MAY 19TH
YEARSTATIONDIALBANDCITYSTATEFORMAT
1989CKOI96.9  FMMontrealQuebecT40
1978Springbok Radio—  FMJohannesburgTransvaal, South AfricaT40
1978KKTT1230  AMLos AngelesCaliforniaR&B
1973Radio Veronica1562  AMAt SeaHilversum, NetherlandsT40
1967WJLB1400  AMDetroitMichiganR&B
FIVE MOST RECENTLY ADDED SONGS
ARTISTCIRCATITLELABEL & CATALOG
Carmen McRae1959Talk To MeKapp 290
Carmen McRae1959Show Me The WayKapp 290
Vanity Fare1970Come TomorrowPage One (U.K.) 170
Playground1970The Rain, The Wind And Other ThingsDecca (UK) 13011
Playground1970This Is The PlaceDecca (UK) 13011