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
WRIT WRIT 1340 AM Milwaukee

Week of June 20, 1973
SO FAR
22Surveys Added Today
94055Surveys
3488Radio Stations
33416Artists
193910Singles Listings
27811Album Listings
FIVE MOST RECENTLY ADDED SURVEYS FOR DATE JULY 20TH
YEARSTATIONDIALBANDCITYSTATEFORMAT
1968Radio Veronica1562  AMAt SeaHilversum, NetherlandsT40
1967KSTT1170  AMDavenportIowaT40
1963WCRO1230  AMJohnstownPennsylvaniaT40
1957WORC1310  AMWorcesterMassachusettsT40
1973CKRC630  AMWinnipegManitobaT40
FIVE MOST RECENTLY ADDED SONGS
ARTISTCIRCATITLELABEL & CATALOG
Coffee House Blues1968Goodbye BabySpirit 0005
Coffee House Blues1968Getting Over YouSpirit 0005
Tribe1974Learn To LoveABC 11409
Tribe1974TribeABC 11409
The Fatback Band1974To Be With YouPerception 520