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Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation Flashback: Ron Dante (October 23, 1999)

Veteran recording artist and producer Ron Dante’s place in melodic pop music history was secured forever the very second he stepped up to a microphone and brought life to the music of the Archies. Of course, Ron’s career encompasses much more than the Archies; surely the Cuff Links and Barry Manilow, for whom Ron produced many classic albums, ring a bell.

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New on Pure Pop Radio: Dana Countryman’s Girlville!

Dana Countryman’s Girlville! New Songs in the Style of Yesterday’s Hits
(Teensville) 2017
And now for something completely different? Not completely, actually, because this heartfelt, loving tribute to the sounds of 1960s girl groups shares the same depth of commitment and heart that Dana Countryman put into his much-loved pop songs trilogy, concluded in 2015 with Pop 3! Welcome to My Time Warp!.

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Every Little Thing’s Salute to the King Kicks Off this Week’s Specialty Show Lineup

Every Little Thing’s celebration of the life and art of Elvis Presley kicks off this week’s lineup of specialty shows on Pure Pop Radio. You might even say the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll is our good luck charm!

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New Music, New Specialty Shows are New Next Week

Hey, 2017: We’re bursting out of the gate with a big year ahead, stocked full of new music, new specialty shows, new interviews, new features and, well, a whole lot of new!

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Favorite Records of the Year: Stars of 2016

2016 was a terrific year for melodic pop music from both new and heritage artists, perhaps the best in recent memory. My list of 28 Favorite Records of the Year from 27 artists–the Stars of 2016–is presented below in random order.

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Welcome to 2017

Welcome to 2017. It’s good to see you!

A new year means a whole new set of possibilities, a whole new blank canvas on which to paint, on which to communicate the wonder of the greatest melodic pop music in the universe.

And so we shall, beginning tomorrow with our Favorite Records of the Year: Stars of 2016 feature.

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Such a Popapalooza!

Thank you, thank you, thank you ever so much for listening to our Holiday Popapalooza–our fourth annual such gathering of melody-rich Christmas pop songs from across the decades. The response this year was tremendous, even more so than we could have hoped for. We heard from so many of you, and thank you for that. Thank you for your support of our efforts in general, both on the air and here in cyberspace.

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We Hope You’re Enjoying Pure Pop Radio’s Holiday Popapalooza

We hope you’re enjoying Pure Pop Radio’s Holiday Popapalooza as much as we enjoy bringing it to you. Hundreds of Christmas classics are now beaming their way to your Internet radio receptacle, comprising the perfect, festive soundtrack for wrapping presents and entertaining family and friends.

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Pure Pop Radio’s Holiday Popapalooza Rings In the Merry Beginning Tomorrow at Noon ET

Pure Pop Radio

Cordially Invites You and Your Family to

Ring in the Merry by Listening to Our

Fourth-Annual Holiday Popapalooza

Beginning Tomorrow, Christmas Eve, at Noon ET

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Merry Happy! Your Festive Pure Pop Radio Holiday Broadcast Schedule is Here!

christmas wreath 2014Happy Merry to you and you, too! We’re still counting them down…Your official Pure Pop Radio Countdown to Christmas shows there are but six days until the big day, and we’ve got you covered: We’re running special holiday shows all week, leading up to our fourth annual Holiday Popapalooza starting at 1 pm ET on Christmas Eve and running all throughout Christmas Day.