Music on the Radio

In celebration of the original tech platform for music discovery, explore a selection of radios from across the Smithsonian.

Then one fine mornin' she puts on a New York station
You know, she couldn't believe what she heard at all
She started shakin' to that fine, fine music
You know her life was saved by rock 'n' roll

— "Rock & Roll" by The Velvet Underground, Loaded, 1970