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Friend and Lover
Reach Out of the Darkness (1968)
*American Christmas* is now broadcasting. American Sixties Radio will come back on December 26th. For 60s music during the holidays, listen to our sister station British Sixties Radio.
Welcome to americansixtiesradio.com, the official website of American Sixties Radio, the radio station dedicated to the 60's music of America. We specialize in music recorded between 1960 and 1970. If you like our broadcast, please tell your friends about it. Thank you for listening!
American Sixties Radio is an all-music station playing your favorite songs of the sixties from artists of the North American continent (United States and Canada). On the Live365 player, you will at any time know the title of the song, the name of the artist, its year of issue and the album when it came from. Come back often as we add new songs almost every day!
We play the great American songs of the sixties from the artists of the early sixties like Sam Cooke, Bobby Vee, Bobby Darin, Chubby Checker, Lesley Gore, Bobby Vinton and Bobby Rydell; the unforgettable performers like Elvis Presley, Sonny & Cher, Ray Charles, Bob Dylan and the Four Seasons; the great California bands like the Beach Boys, the Association, Jan & Dean, the Buckinghams, Paul Revere and the Raiders and the Turtles; the wonderful Motown artists like the Supremes, the Temptations, Martha & the Vandellas, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Aretha Franklin and the Four Tops; the great crooners and divas like Frank Sinatra, Connie Francis, Nat King Cole, Dionne Warwick, Perry Como, Dean Martin, Paul Anka and Andy Williams; the fabulous country crossovers like Glen Campbell, B.J. Thomas, Bobbie Gentry, Johnny Cash and Patsy Cline; the amazing girl groups like the Ronettes, the Chiffons, the Marvelettes, the Crystals and the Shirelles; incredible instrumental classics by Henry Mancini, Bert Kaempfert, Ennio Morricone, Duane Eddy, Booker T. and the M.G.'s, the Ventures, Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass; the fantastic Canadian artists like the Guess Who, Gordon Lightfoot, the Original Caste, Anne Murray, Ian & Sylvia and the Poppy Family; the "bubblegum" acts like the 1910 Fruitgum Company, the Ohio Express, the Monkees, Andy Kim, Bobby Sherman, the American Breed, the Archies and the Banana Splits; the "One-Hit Wonders" like Keith, Billy Bland, Claudine Clark, the Contours, the Cascades, the Soul Survivors and the Lemon Pipers without forgetting the late sixties influences like the Doors, the Buffalo Springfield, the Electric Prunes, Canned Heat, Crosby, Stills & Nash, the Grass Roots, Jimi Hendrix, CCR and the Jefferson Airplane. We even play the 95 songs from British artists that made it to the top 10 in the U.S. or Canada during the decade featuring the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Petula Clark, the Kinks, the Animals, the Bee Gees, the Dave Clark Five, Dusty Springfield, Herman's Hermits and many many more. We love everything sixties, from Lawrence Welk to Steppenwolf! Give us a try! Groovy!
♬ ♬ Warm thanks to our friend Jim Foster for providing the jingles and sweepers for American Sixties Radio. ♬ ♬
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During the months of June, July and August, Jim Foster presents the best summer songs of the sixties between 12 (Noon) and 1 PM Eastern every day. The rest of the year, we present durinf that time the highest-rated tracks of the last 30 days.
If you have problems listening you may want either to try our two alternate stream links. If you have a popup blocker, you have to deactivate it to listen, usually you just maintain the CTRL key pressed while clicking the "Listen Live" links. Keep the CRTL key pressed until the player window appears. You may also try the Winamp, iTunes and VLC links at the top of the page.
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Click the daisy icon at the bottom-left corner of the album cover to toggle the display between our three channels (USA, International, VIP).
By rating our tracks you help us choose the programming that you like. Vote as often as you like for your favorite (or less-favorite) tracks on this home page and our Windows Media, Real Media and Flash players. The current top 50 rated tracks are shown on this page.
Don't miss JIM FOSTER'S ROCK & ROLL REFLECTIONS. Every day at 1pm Eastern / 10am Pacific / 6pm (UK). Jim presents songs from our extensive 60s music library, influential rock-and-roll songs of the late 50s from pioneer artists like Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly, Paul Anka, and a small selection of early 70s hits that bend well with our programming. Jim presents the best-known and most-beloved tracks of our playlist, really the good oldies you know by heart! All of this mixed with old-fashioned sixties type radio jingles. Tune in! You're sure to hear your favorite songs!
This radio broadcast is a labor of love but it does cost a lot of money to pay for streaming and royalties. A little help from our listeners is always appreciated by becoming a Live365 VIP member. The station operates on a non-for-profit basis. All monies raised are going into the broadcast. Thank you!
visitors since January 2, 2005