A special treat from Joe Vendetti

29Aug

Wow! We've just received some great audio from Joe Vendetti, who was with WADV from 1969 until 1981.

He was kind enough to send along a link to some music beds used by WADV - click on the link below and listen to the three clips under the heading 'Beautiful Music'. There are even lyric sheets (click on the PDF icon next to the audio track) for those of you who are interested!

Beautiful Music

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Great (non-polka) music from Dan Lesniak - plus news broadcast (part 2)

29Aug

Here is the rest of the news broadcast from the other day. Has anyone spotted any clues to tell us when this show may have originally aired? We think in the winter of either 1969 or 1970.

Great (non-polka) music from Dan Lesniak - plus news broadcast (part 1)

27Aug

I know it's hard to believe, but sometimes an hour of polka is enough. So, here is something completely different! Smooth and swingy, WADV's Saturday afternoon music hosted by Mr Lesniak himself was no doubt the soundtrack to many homes in the sixties and seventies. Listen up for the station ID towards the end and some news and weather.

Enjoy!

Dan Lesniak’s Polka Ballroom Show, part 2 of 2 - April 1969 or 1979

26Aug

Here we have part one of a two part recording of one of Dan Lesniak's Polka Ballroom shows. One of his loyal listeners recorded this broadcast on cassette sometime in the early spring of 1969 or 1970 and passed it along to the Lesniaks.

Enjoy!

Dan Lesniak’s Polka Ballroom Show, part 1 of 2 - April 1969 or 1979

26Aug

Here we have part one of a two part recording of one of Dan Lesniak's Polka Ballroom shows. One of his loyal listeners recorded this broadcast on cassette sometime in the early spring of 1969 or 1970 and passed it along to the Lesniaks.

Enjoy!

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