Pop Tunes Dazzles Tonight With New Music, Songs About Muscles (and Mussels), Secret Hollies, and Much More!

pop tunes disc smallTonight’s dazzling mix of melodic pop music on the latest edition of Pop Tunes rolls at 9 pm ET (6 pm PT) on Pure Pop Radio.

Deejay Alan Haber kicks off the proceedings with Madness’s classic “Our House” in the traditional opening One and Begun set. Songs about all kinds of muscles (and mussels!) are up next, followed by two exciting sets of new songs now playing in rotation on the air, starring Kurt Baker, Paul Starling, the Nines, the Black Lemons and more of your favorite artists!

A set of secret Hollies songs, originally recorded for various projects through the years and only released after the fact, and this week’s Beatle Blast, not to mention the closing One and Done set, featuring Chris Bell’s “You and Your Sister,” promise another fun show.

Alan Haber: Proud Music Geek!Join Alan for another 75 minutes of catchy pop tunes and a good smattering of deejay patter on tonight’s sixth edition of the Pop Tunes Deejay Show. Tune in at 9 pm ET (6 pm PT) for all of the fun!

purepoplogoAlan Haber’s Pop Tunes is a cool deejay show playing the greatest melodic pop music from the ’60s to today. The show airs every Monday night at 9 pm ET (6 pm PT) on Pure Pop Radio, and repeats on Thursday afternoons at noon ET (9 am PT) and Sundays at 3 pm ET (noon PT). Please like us on Facebook by clicking here.

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It’s Here: The Playlist for Last Night’s Pop Tunes Deejay Show! Check it Out!

pop tunes disc smallWe popped and we rolled and felt the good vibes of catchy melodic tunes designed to put a big smile on your faces! The fourth edition of Pop Tunes, hosted by Alan Haber, premiered last night (if you missed it, it plays again this Thursday, September 3, at noon ET (9 am PT) and this Sunday, September 6, at 3 pm ET (noon PT).

Here’s what Alan played last night:

Set One: One and Begun
The Cowsills | “Hair” from The Best of the Cowsills

Set Two: Whole Lotta Beautiful!
Pop 4 | “Beautiful” from Summer
Parthenon Huxley | “Beautiful” from Thank You, Bethesda
The Beach Boys | “It’s a Beautiful Day” from 10 Years of Harmony
Dada | “Beautiful Turnback Time Machine” from Dada
The Rascals | “A Beautiful Morning” from Ultimate

Set Three: Rhodes Still Traveled
Emitt Rhodes | “How Can You Mend a Broken Heart” (Split 45)
The Merry-Go-Round | “Textile Factory”
Ray Paul | “‘Til the Day After” from Rhodes of Perfection (Unreleased)
Ray Paul (with Emitt Rhodes) | “Some Sing, Some Dance” from The Charles Beat
Emitt Rhodes | “Farewell to Paradise” from Farewell to Paradise

Set Four: New and Nearly-New at Pure Pop Radio
Pugwash | “The Fool I Had Become” from Play this Intimately (As if Among Friends)
Scot Sax and Suzie Brown | “Two Babies” from Our Album Doesn’t Like You Either
The Universal Thump | “Sunset Park” from Walking the Cat: The Abbey Road EP
Nick Piunti | “It’s a Trap” from Beyond the Static

Set Five | The Songs We Were Playing
David Myhr | “Record Collection” from Soundshine and the Record Collection digital EP
Phenomenal Cat | “Mellow Lane” from Postcards from the British Empire
Fun of the Pier | “Fun of the Pier (I Can See the Sea)” from I Can See the Sea
Graham Gouldman | “The Halls of Rock ‘n’ Roll” from Love and Work

Set Six | Beatle Blast
Stackridge | “Something About the Beatles” from Something for the Weekend

Set Seven | One and Done
Glen Campbell | “Guess I’m Dumb” from Pet Projects: The Brian Wilson Productions

purepoplogoWe hope you enjoyed this week’s show. It was a lot of fun! Join Alan next Monday night, September 7, at 9 pm ET (6 pm PT) for an all new episode of Pop Tunes.

Alan Haber’s Pop Tunes is a cool deejay show playing the greatest melodic pop music from the ’60s to today. The show airs every Monday night at 9 pm ET (6 pm PT) on Pure Pop Radio, and repeats on Thursday afternoons at noon ET (9 am PT) and Sundays at 3 pm ET (noon PT). Please like us on Facebook by clicking here.

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Alan Haber’s Pop Tunes is Tonight’s Top Spot for Top Tunes from Yesterday and Today!

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Handmade Pop Tunes logo, crocheted by Pure Pop Radio Station Manager Janet Haber

Tonight’s fourth edition of Pop Tunes, Alan Haber’s popular deejay show on Pure Pop Radio, is off and running at 9 pm ET (6 pm PT) with a whole lot of melodic pop lovin’, hooks galore, and catchy melodies that sing!

Kicking off with a “hairy” blast from the past from the Cowsills, tonight’s show delivers a set of “beautiful” songs from such artists as the Rascals, Parthenon Huxley, and Pop 4. An extended set with five classic songs from Emitt Rhodes and artists that have covered his tunes is next; Emitt’s great cover of the Bee Gees’ “How Can You Mend a Broken Heart,” released last year on Record Store Day, is first out of the box.

pugwashPugwash leads a powerhouse pack of new and nearly-new songs now playing in rotation on Pure Pop Radio: Scot Sax and Susie Brown, the Universal Thump and Nick Piunti are also spinning in this set. A set of songs that were playing when Pure Pop Radio first signed on three years ago is up next, featuring the catchy sounds of David Myhr, Phenomenal Cat, Fun of the Pier, and Graham Gouldman.

glen campbellThe weekly Beatle Blast, from Stackridge, and a blast from the past from Glen Campbell close out this edition of Pop Tunes. Alan hopes you’ll join him for another 75 minutes of the greatest melodic pop in the universe, topped with a healthy smattering of deejay patter! See you on the radio!

purepoplogoAlan Haber’s Pop Tunes is a cool deejay show playing the greatest melodic pop music from the ’60s to today. The show airs every Monday night at 9 pm ET (6 pm PT) on Pure Pop Radio, and repeats on Thursday afternoons at noon ET (9 am PT) and Sundays at 3 pm ET (noon PT). Please like us on Facebook by clicking here.

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Pop Tunes, Show Three: The Playlist, Filled With Melodic Pop Goodness!

pop tunesAlan Haber: Proud Music Geek!Last night’s third edition of Pop Tunes, our new, weekly deejay show hosted by Alan Haber, contained more melodic pop goodness than you might imagine would be possible. But there it was, a host of catchy melodies that make up the soundtrack of your life!

Here’s what was played:

Set One: A Cappella and Just-About-A Cappella
The Housemartins | “Caravan of Love” from That’s What I Call Quite Good
Prelude | “After the Gold Rush” from After the Gold Rush
Jamie and Steve | “Blame It On Cain” from Beyond Belief: A Tribute to Elvis Costello
The Mighty Echoes | “I Think We’re Alone Now” from Love from Echo Park
Todd Rundgren | “Something to Fall Back On” from A Cappella

Set Two: Curtsy, Bow and Bow Ties
Muller and Patton | “Mary Lou” from Muller and Patton
Klaatu | “Cherie” from Sir Army Suit
The Beatles | “Piggies” from The Beatles

Set Three: New at Pure Pop Radio
Bertling Noise Laboratories | “Good Morning” from Matilda and 12 Others
The Bye Bye Blackbirds | “Let Your Hair Fall Down” (Single Track)
Jules Shear | “The Words” (Single Track)
Laurie Biagini | “Try Our Luck Today” (Single Track)
Dana Countryman | “Shari Girl, You’ll Always Be a Baby to Me” from Pop 3! Welcome to My Time Warp!

Set Four: Beatle Blast
Bonzo Dog Band | “I’m the Urban Spaceman” from Tadpoles

Set Five: More New Music at Pure Pop Radio
The New Trocaderos | “I’m So Bad” from Thrills and Chills
Tommy Lorente | “Un Certain Savoir Faire” (Single Track)
Herb Eimerman | “Believe that I Do” from Five Dimensional Man
One Like Son | “Summer Days” from Classic

Set Six: One and Done
The Sonic Executive Sessions | “On and On” from Drink a Toast to Innocence

That’s the rundown on last night’s third edition of Pop Tunes. If you missed the show, you can listen again this Thursday at noon ET (9 am PT) and on Sunday at 3 pm ET (noon PT). Thanks for tuning in!

Alan Haber’s Pop Tunes is a cool deejay show playing the greatest melodic pop music from the ’60s to today. The show airs every Monday night at 9 pm ET (6 pm PT) on Pure Pop Radio, and repeats on Thursday afternoons at noon ET (9 am PT) and Sundays at 3 pm ET (noon PT). Please like us on Facebook by clicking here.

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Tonight’s Pop Tunes Deejay Show is Packed With Melodic Pop Goodness!

pop tunesAlan Haber: Proud Music Geek!A new edition of Pure Pop Radio’s popular Pop Tunes deejay show, hosted by Alan Haber, hits the airwaves tonight at 9 pm ET (6 pm PT). On tap is just over an hour’s worth of melodic pop goodness that you won’t want to miss.

Tonight’s show kicks off with a popping set of glorious a cappella and just-about-a cappella tracks from Jamie and Steve, the Housemartins, the Mighty Echoes (featuring the Rubinoos’ Jon Rubin), Prelude and Todd Rundgren. Next up: a set of old-fashioned-sounding numbers from Klaatu, the Beatles and Muller and Patton.

herb eimermanbye bye blackbirdsBut wait…there’s more! As always, new music is a big part of Pop Tunes. Alan serves up two sets of new songs now playing in rotation on Pure Pop Radio. Listen for the latest from Dana Countryman, the New Trocaderos, Herb Eimerman, the Bye Bye Blackbirds, Jules Shear, Laurie Biagini and many more of your favorite melodic pop artists.

Also ready to roll on tonight’s show is this week’s Beatle Blast. What else does Alan have in store? Tune in tonight at 9 pm ET (6 pm PT) for Pop Tunes, hosted by your number one deejay, Alan Haber!

purepoplogoAlan Haber’s Pop Tunes is a cool deejay show playing the greatest melodic pop music from the ’60s to today. The show airs every Monday night at 9 pm ET (6 pm PT) on Pure Pop Radio, and repeats on Thursday afternoons at noon ET (9 am PT) and Sundays at 3 pm ET (noon PT). Please like us on Facebook by clicking here.

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I’m Behind the Microphone Tonight, Spinning Your Favorite Songs, On the New Pop Tunes Deejay Show! 9 pm ET on Pure Pop Radio. Premiere Week is In Full Swing!

Alan Haber: Proud Music Geek!Alan Haber’s Pop Tunes deejay show debuts tonight, August 10, at 9 pm ET (6 pm PT), as part of Pure Pop Radio’s Premiere Week!

Alan says: I’ve been wanting to get back to doing an old-fashioned deejay show where I play and talk about everybody’s favorite pop songs as I used to do on the old, weekly Pure Pop Radio Show.

pop tunesWell now, I’ve taken the plunge and I’m back in the super-comfy deejay chair for my new show called Pop Tunes. Every Monday night at 9 pm ET (6 pm PT), I’ll be playing a super-catchy mix of new songs, old songs, love songs, and Beatle songs, all with instantly-memorable melodies and lots of harmonies–the best of the best of what we play, 24 hours a day, on Pure Pop Radio.

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Vanilla’s Jayson Jarmon

Tonight’s first show serves up the greatest song, from Pop 4, that Jeff Lynne didn’t write in a set devoted to ELO-esque magic. Also on the docket: Timmy Sean and the Beatles duke it out with their renditions of the Fabs’ “You’re Going to Lose that Girl” in our special feature, the Student-Teacher Conference; two sets of songs that are new to the Pure Pop Radio playlist are spun from artists such as Vanilla, Larry O. Dean, Pop 4, Ray Paul, the Foreign Films, and Brady Harris; a trio of lovable love songs play on; and a group of classic songs from the 2000s explode from your speakers. Plus: some delectable deejay patter from yours truly.

It all happens for you tonight on Pop Tunes, my brand new deejay show on Pure Pop Radio. Tune in tonight at 9 pm ET (6 pm PT) for 70 minutes of melodic pop excitement. The show repeats this Thursday, August 13 at noon ET (9 am PT) and this Sunday, August 16 at 3 pm ET (noon PT).

Don’t miss the debut of Alan Haber’s Pop Tunes! Click on the handy listen links below to experience the magic and, as always, enjoy!

Alan Haber’s Pop Tunes is a deejay show playing the greatest melodic pop music from the ’60s to today. The show airs every Monday night at 9 pm ET (6 pm PT) on Pure Pop Radio, and repeats on Thursday afternoons at noon ET (9 am PT) and Sundays at 3 pm ET (noon PT).

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Click on the image to listen to Alan Haber's Pure Pop Radio through players like iTunes

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Pure Pop Radio’s Premiere Week Kicks Off Next Monday, August 10! Set Your Alarm Clocks!

The excitement is only a week away! Pure Pop Radio’s exciting Premiere Week explodes on the airwaves beginning next Monday, August 10. What’s in store? A brand-new deejay show hosted by our own Alan Haber, and the return of one of our most popular shows, Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation. And your favorite Beatles programs will be settling into new time slots. We’re making things happen at your original 24-hour-a-day home for the greatest melodic pop music in the universe!

Here’s the rundown:

pop tunesAlan Haber’s Pop Tunes (Debuts Monday, August 10 at 9 pm ET (6 pm PT)

Alan’s been itching to get back to spinning the pop platters that matter on a good, old-fashioned deejay show; his new hour-long program, Pop Tunes, debuts at 9 pm ET (6 pm PT) next Monday, August 10.

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Alan Haber

Each week, Alan will bring you the latest releases from your favorite new and heritage artists, world radio premieres, the weekly Pick Hit that’s zooming up the virtual pop charts and into your hearts, theme sets, favorite songs from across the decades, and a treasured segment from the old, weekly Pure Pop Radio show on WEBR: the Student-Teacher Conference, which features a cover of a great melodic pop tune and the original version.

Each week’s new show will repeat on Thursday afternoons at noon ET (9 am PT) and Sunday afternoons at 3 pm ET (noon PT). It’s an extravaganza of pop hosted by Alan Haber and airing each and every week, right here on Pure Pop Radio.

microphone-5Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation

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Andy Partridge

Hosted by Alan Haber, Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation, our signature, melodic pop talk show returns next Tuesday, August 11 at 7 pm ET (4 pm PT) with a mix of new episodes and programs from the archives. We kick things off with the 10th anniversary airing of perhaps our most popular show–a marathon interview with XTC’s Andy Partridge, from May 3, 2005. It’s two hours of in-depth back-and-forth with one of pop music’s greatest writers and performers. You won’t want to miss it!

Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation will repeat on Sunday afternoons at 5 pm ET (2 pm PT). New interviews with your favorite artists are coming soon. Stay tuned to this website for news you need to know about future episodes!

Our Signature Beatles Shows: Things We Said Today and Ken Michaels’ Every Little Thing

The weekly Beatles roundtable, Things We Said Today, and Ken Michaels’ magical mystery tour of all things Fab, Every Little Thing, are shuffling over to new time slots, beginning next week.

the-beatles-things-we-said-todayThings We Said Today is moving to Thursday nights at 8 pm ET (5 pm PT), beginning next Thursday, August 13. Things We Said Today is a weekly survey of all things Beatles that’s hosted by a quartet of Beatles experts–today’s Fab Four, if you will. Ken Michaels, host of Every Little Thing, is joined by Beatlefan Executive Editor Al Sussman, Steve Marinucci (Beatles Examiner), and Allan Kozinn, longtime music critic. Other well-known Beatles experts sometimes sit in with the core group. It’s the premiere weekly meeting place for Beatles fans, and it’s here on Pure Pop Radio.

everylittlethinglogo-smallKen Michaels’ Every Little Thing, now in is second year of broadcasting on Pure Pop Radio, is moving to Monday nights at 8 pm ET (5 pm PT), beginning August 10, with a brand-new episode. New shows will mix with repeats of past programs, giving Beatles fans their weekly fix of group and solo era tracks and Ken’s insightful commentary, plus the weekly Beatles trivia quiz.

Every Little Thing is the premiere, syndicated program playing Beatles group and solo recordings. Hosted by longtime radio personality Ken Michaels, the show airs on Monday nights at 8 pm ET (5 pm PT), beginning next Monday, August 10, on Pure Pop Radio.

It’s a Wrap!

We’re pretty excited to be bringing you the most entertaining shows designed to put a smile on the faces of fans of melodic pop music. From the brand-new Alan Haber’s Pop Tunes to Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation; our two, signature Beatles shows–Things We Said Today and Ken Michaels’ Every Little Thing; and, let us not forget, the greatest mix of new and heritage melodic pop music in the universe, Pure Pop Radio has it all!

Join us for all of the excitement, and keep checking back for more information about Pure Pop Radio’s Premiere Week, kicking off next Monday, August 10! See you on the radio!

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