Sock Hop Saturday Night Podcast

Sock Hop Saturday Night
by Mark Edwards

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What Is It?

It's easier to say what the show ISN'T! This show ISN'T your typical, consultant-driven oldies show that only plays the same 300 songs over and over until you are sick of hearing them. It ISN'T robot-radio with a personality-less host and lots of liner cards. It ISN'T a show that tells listeners they can't request a song they want to hear instead of the consultants choice.

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It is a unique, weekly oldies radio program that caters to its base of dedicated fans and regular listeners. It is different every week with the ability to draw from a playlist of over 17,000 titles! Its host, Mark Edwards, brings life, personality and interaction to the show. Its fans are loyal followers with many listening from the opening intro to the close.

The mission statement could be summed up as: "At least once each broadcast, you'll roll your eyes back, place your hand on your forehead and say, 'Wow! I have not heard this song in years!'"

It began with uncertainty in 1994 but eventually turned into a ratings success story. Mark Edwards brought his creativity, charm and music collection to the airwaves of Connecticut to bring listeners on a trip back in time. So successful that it achieved the highest ratings of any show on the station’s lineup during its last Arbitron entry. His unmistakable ability to give the audience what they wanted paved the way for success for over 28 years! The key to that success was, and still is, the diverse playlist. Thousands of songs from not only the "Hit Makers" of the time, but lesser known, but equally important groups. Groups like The Academics, Accents, Admirations, Lee Andrews & The Hearts, Angels, Barons, Bell Notes, Blenders, Blossoms, Blue Notes, Bop Chords, Boss Tones, Cadets, Cadillacs, Calvanes, Cameos, Capris, Cardinals, Carnations, Cavaliers, Cellos, Earl Lewis & The Channels, Chaperones, Charms, Chimes, Chords, Cleftones, Clovers, Crests, Crows, Danleers, Darts, Defenders, Del Vikings, Dells, Demensions, Desires, Dominos, Dootones, Dreamlovers, Dubs, Duprees, Earls, Edsels, Emeralds, Eternals, Falcons, Fantastics, Fascinators, Five Keys, Five Royales, Five Satins, Flamingos, G-Clefs, Genies, Harptones, Heartbeats, Impalas, Inspirators, Jacks, Jaguars, Jewels, Jesters, Jive Bombers, Keytones, Bob Knight Four, Kodaks, Legends, Little Joe & The Thrillers, Love Notes, Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers, Lewis Lymon & The Teenchords, Magnificents, Marcels, Medallions, Mellows, Midnighters, Monarchs, Moonglows, J Neons, Nino & The Ebb Tides, Nobles, Nutmegs, Orchids, Orioles, Paragons, Paradons, Pearls, Penguins, Pentagons, Platters, Pyramids, Queens, Quin Tones, Ravens, Rays, Revlons, Rivieras, Rob Roys, Royal Jesters, Royal Teens, Scarlets, Schoolboys, Sensations, Shells, Shep & The Limelites, Sheppards, Solitaires, Spaniels, Starlites, Titans, Tokens, Top Notes, Treniers, Turbans, Universals, Uniques, Untouchables, Valentines, Valiants, Van Dykes, Velours, Videls, Videos, Vito & The Salutations, Wanderers, Wheels, Willows, LITERALLY TO NAME JUST A CHOSEN FEW!!!

ALL THAT IN ADDITION TO CHART TOPPERS LIKE ... Paul Anka, Frankie Avalon, Jesse Belvin, Chuck Berry, Gary US Bonds, Pat Boone, James Brown, Jerry Butler, Freddy Cannon, Ray Charles, Chubby Checker, Eddie Cochran, Sam Cooke, The Crystals, Danny & The Juniors, Bobby Darin, Dion, Fats Domino, The Dovells, The Drifters, Tommy Edwards, The Everly Brothers, The Fleetwoods, Connie Francis, Bill Haley & His Comets, Bobby Helms, Clarence "Frogman" Henry, Buddy Holly, Etta James, Jan & Dean, Brenda Lee, Bobby Lewis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, Johnny Mathis, Ricky Nelson, Roy Orbison, Gene Pitney, Elvis Presley, Cliff Richard, The Ronettes, Bobby Rydell, Sam & Dave, Santo & Johnny, Jack Scott, Neil Sedaka, Del Shannon, Dee Dee Sharp, The Shirelles, The Skyliners, Jimmy Soul, Connie Stevens, Ed Townsend, Ritchie Valens, Bobby Vee, Bobby Vinton, The Ventures, Gene Vincent, Jackie Wilson, AGAIN, ONLY A FRACTION IN OUR COLLECTION.