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
WZMF 98.3 FM Milwaukee

Week of January 13, 1979
SO FAR
29Surveys Added Today
95089Surveys
3544Radio Stations
33654Artists
195224Singles Listings
28047Album Listings
FIVE MOST RECENTLY ADDED SURVEYS FOR DATE AUGUST 25TH
YEARSTATIONDIALBANDCITYSTATEFORMAT
1983WHYT96.3  FMDetroitMichiganT40
1978WEEX1230  AMEastonPennsylvaniaT40
1975KIQQ100.3  FMLos AngelesCaliforniaT40
1967KNAK1280  AMSalt Lake CityUtahT40
1962WSBA910  AMYorkPennsylvaniaT40
FIVE MOST RECENTLY ADDED SONGS
ARTISTCIRCATITLELABEL & CATALOG
El Tartamudo1963La Batalla 5 De MayoPeerless (Mexico)
Javier Solis1962Media VueltaCBS (Spain) LP cut "Grandes Exitos"
Enrique Guzman1966Tan CercaColumbia 43798
Enrique Guzman1966Baby, I'm SorryColumbia 43798
Enrique Guzman1966Little Peanut ShellColumbia 43652