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
KLFM KLFM 105.5 FM Long Beach

Week of June 13, 1965
SO FAR
20Surveys Added Today
95903Surveys
3567Radio Stations
33813Artists
195863Singles Listings
28327Album Listings
FIVE MOST RECENTLY ADDED SURVEYS FOR DATE SEPTEMBER 20TH
YEARSTATIONDIALBANDCITYSTATEFORMAT
1975WEEX1230  AMEastonPennsylvaniaT40
1972WDAS1480  AMPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaR&B
1968KNAK1280  AMSalt Lake CityUtahT40
1963WSAI1360  AMCincinnatiOhioT40
1976WZUU95.7  FMMilwaukeeWisconsinT40
FIVE MOST RECENTLY ADDED SONGS
ARTISTCIRCATITLELABEL & CATALOG
Rafael Cameron1981Number OneSalsoul LP cut "Cameron's In Love"
Stacy Lattisaw1980Jump To The BeatAtlantic (U.K.) 11496 
Elton John1981Can't Get Over Getting Over Losing YouRocket Record Company (U.K.) 59
Elton John1981Just Like BelgiumRocket Record Company (U.K.) 59
Golden Earring1980Triple TreatPolydor International (Netherlands) 2001 988