Jingles

Vintage Shamokin Equipment Jingle

  • March 5, 2015

Shamokin Equipment is located at the corner of Sunbury and Shamokin streets and has served Shamokin for over 50 years. As the advertisement below states, they were a full service business equipment supplier in the early days. Most in Shamokin know the business for it's selection of home appliances and as a long time Frigidaire Dealer. Presented here is a jingle created for Shamokin Equipment dated 1951. We recently stumbled across this acetate disc at an antique store in Lewisburg, PA. This is a great example of the early early sound of local radio at WISL. This jingle would have been...

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Classic WISL jingles 1950’s vintage

  • May 2, 2014
Classic WISL jingles 1950’s vintage

If you've listened to the live stream at WISL1480.com, you are probably familiar with the classic jingles presented in the oldies format. It's hard to believe, but these jingles never aired on the original WISL. These jingles are actually edits, and were created using different vintage jingle packages from WFIL in Philadelphia and WISM in Madison, Wisconsin, giving us the necessary parts for a natural sounding WIS-L sing. Jingles were a major part of radio programming from the 50's through the 70's. These "little songs" created a custom brand for the station and helped keep continuity between...

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