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414 Songs Added to the Pure Pop Radio Playlist! Film at 11!

We’ve been busier than ever fattening up our little playlist, though it’s not so little anymore! During the past few weeks, we added 414 songs from 135 melodic pop artists. That’s 414 songs from 136 albums, singles, and EP’s. That’s almost a day’s worth of music streaming out to the masses on Pure Pop Radio. So now our library is nearly 4,300 songs strong. Wow, huh?

Here’s the scoop on the artists whose latest tunes are now streaming in rotation (take a deep breath, ’cause this is going to knock your socks clean off!):

Terry Draper (“The Tea Horse Road,” the new single from his forthcoming album), Vegas With Randolph (special Pure Pop Radio version of “Snow Day”), Tricia and Dana Countryman (glorious harmonies and delicious melodies), and the following fine musical folks:

8 x 8, The Bye Bye Blackbirds, The CRY!, DC Cardwell, Pop is Art, Wesley Stace, Redd Kross, The Flamin’ Groovies, Nick Piunti, Squeeze, Nick Capaldi, John Paul Keith, Butch Walker, Goldspot, Lucas Bartlett, Any Version of Me, Chris Stamey, Hilly Michaels, Caddy, Jeff Litman, The Pendletones (featuring Wyatt Funderburk), Timmy Sean and the Celebrities, Shaun Cassidy, The Chapin Sisters, The Fratellis, The Taters, Throwback Suburbia, Wiretree, Dana Countryman, Second Saturday (featuring Wyatt Funderburk), Radio Days, the Leftovers (featuring Kurt Baker), and…

The Longplayer, Orchestra, The Brigadier, Hector and the Leaves, Paul McCartney, Scot Sax, The Solicitors, The Floor Models, Del Shannon, The Charlie Watts Riots, The Del Zorros, The Real Impossibles, The Connection, Gleeson, The Most, Ron Flynt, Harry Nilsson, Dee Long, the Paley Brothers, Lily and Madeleine, The Britannicas, Caryl Parry Jones and Christian Phillips (The Sonic Executive Sessions), The Cool Whips, and…

Songs from the Del Shannon Tribute: Songwriter Volume 1 by Kelley Ryan, Marshall Crenshaw, Dave Smalley, Carla Olson and Peter Case, The Britannicas, The Drysdales, Richard Snow, The Rubinoos, Overlord and Don Dixon; Jimmy Haber (no relation!), Brinsley Schwarz, songs from It Was 50 Years Ago Today: A Tribute to the Beatles Vol. 1 by Goddo, the Lolas, Sun PK and Tom Hooper; Brendan Benson, the 1957 Tail-Fin Fiasco, Longplayer, The Grapes, and…

The New Trocaderos, the Well Wishers, Sgt. Popgrass, Eytan Mirsky, the New Amsterdams, Bee Gees, The Len Price 3, Matthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs, Georgia Fields, Michael Simmons, Jasko, Magic Eight Ball, The Miles, Airwaves, The Crickets, Jake Bugg, Neil Finn and Paul Kelly, Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones, the Little Stevies, Dave Edmunds, and…

Songs from Sproutless: Insights from Retrospect: A Prefab Sprout Tribute by Scott McPherson (Liar’s Club) and the great Andrea Perry, Jay Stansfield, Scott Gagner, Marc Platt, Bob Kemmis, Greg Pope, Jellyfish, The Amazing Pink Things (featuring Dana Countryman), the Magic Theatre, Thomas McConnell, Ben Smith, Missing Palmer West, Wise and Foolish Builders, Math and Physics Club, Jeff Lynne, Jeff Thomas’s All-Volunteer Army, Katie Goes to Tokyo, and…

The Grip Weeds, Richard X. Heyman, Kelly Jones, The Knobs, Gary Ritchie, The Doughboys, Candy Butchers, Pezband, David Brookings, The Pengwins, The Beat Rats, Epicycle, The Nomads, Brandon Schott and Andy Reed, Marshall Holland, Identical Suns, The Allrightniks, Ruthann Friedman, and…

Songs from Book a Trip 2: More Psych Pop Sounds of Capitol Records by Timothy Clover, Unforscene, James Fleming, New Kicks, Griffin, and the Surf Symphony; and–whew!–the Beatles.

Well, that’s a mouthful, huh?! All of these songs are now playing in rotation on Pure Pop Radio. All 4,279 of them. That’s a huge library of great melodic pop songs playing in rotation for you, 24 hours a day. Tune in, turn on and treat your ears to the greatest melodic pop music in the world! Enjoy!

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6 responses to “414 Songs Added to the Pure Pop Radio Playlist! Film at 11!”

  1. thanks for including Identical Suns!

  2. Wow! Good, good stuff! Thanks for adding me to this great bunch of artists.

    1. Thanks, Gary. You’re welcome. That’s a great album you’ve made! Thanks for the great music!

  3. thanks for adding Hector and the Leaves! Look forward to hearing the other great artists!

    1. You’re welcome, Tom! Keep the hits coming!

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