KEN R LLC PRO-PAK DEMOS

Over the years Ken R LLC compiled and sold 14 "Pro-Pak" volumes. Each CD contained 99 tracks of generic (no call letters) material produced by PAMS. Included were jingles, shouts, sonovox cuts, stagers, sounders and more evergreen elements suitable for enhancing oldies-formatted radio stations and DJ shows. Most vocal cuts featured the original PAMS Dallas singers, while others were sung by Ken R's Toledo group.

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While the Pro-Pak CDs are no longer available for purchase from Ken R, we thought the Pro-Pak demos and Ken's original disc descriptions deserved a place on this website as a part of radio jingle history. Enjoy! (You might be interested in the Power-Pella Demos too.)

Pro-Pak I

Pro-Pak I Demo

Ken R LLC CD Description: Pro Pak I is actually two CDs, each with 99 cuts. They are all in mono and come as a set only. Disk A has the following: superhit countdowns from 1-10, "the most music" sung in three tempos, a chime, three sung "fun" a capellas, a laughter jingle and 7 top of the hour stager beds. It also contains the following generic cuts: Good Morning, Mother's Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Father's Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Happy New Year, Happy Valentine's Day and Merry Christmas. It has the following group shouts: yay, boo, ahhh, awww, oh, well, hmmm. It has the following music-related a capellas: music time, time for music, music 5 minutes sooner, music a additional stingers and gold intros, a "let's go" bed and 9 news sounders. Disk B has a weather jingle for each day of the week and about 30 a capellas for various groups (The Mamas and Papas, Elvis, The Beatles, etc.). Then you get about a dozen Sonovox wild lines including the days of the week. Those are followed by all time hits weekend, all hits of all time, number one (fast and slow versions) and Sonovox years 1955-1970. Then you get sung years 1955-1974. It ends with Superhit 1-9 countdowns (different from Disk A).

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Pro-Pak II

Pro-Pak II Demo

Ken R LLC CD Description: Pro Pak II is a single CD in stereo with 99 cuts containing countdown numbers 1-20, 5 oldies intros (golden, heavy gold, yesterday, etc), three weather intros and three news intros. Then you get 4 summer jingles (sun-surf-sand-and, summer music, etc). These are followed by two Christmas jingles and 5 Sonovox features (twin spin, double play, triple play, etc). Next come about a dozen general cuts such as hit after hit, music radio, all oldies all the time, good morning, good afternoon, happy weekend, fun time, music power. These are followed by the sung golden years 1955-1975 (different from other disks). There are two top of the hour stagers, one of which ends with now here's much more music…the other says another hour of music power. Then you get a contest section of 7 cuts including stagers, nice try, we have a winner and a hooray instrumental. The CD finishes with 8 misc. cuts including countdown hit, several rim shots for jokes, touch tones, instrumentals, etc. The last cut (cut 99) is a not-for-broadcast group of "behind the scenes" outtakes from Ken R. Inc.

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Pro-Pak III

Pro-Pak III Demo

Ken R LLC CD Description: Pro Pak III is a single CD in stereo with 99 cuts. There are 7 "more music" cuts in various tempos, including back to back, double play, twin spin, etc. Then you get 12 general oldies type jingles including music power, all hit music, it pays to listen, the beat goes on, good morning, music sounds best etc. There are 14 gold cuts including double yesterday, double golden, oldies radio, solid gold Sunday, flashback, etc. There are ten stingers which are short and punchy, several of which use the "WABC melody." Then you get 9 weekend cuts including million dollar weekend, soul weekend, summer weekend, etc. There are 7 instrumental beds from the go-go era. There are 4 holiday cuts including Christmas, New Years and Happy Holiday. There are two contest cuts, followed by the sung golden years 1976 through 1996 (all different from the other disks). We conclude with three goofy Sonovox cuts: that's right, wrong and far-out.

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Pro-Pak IV

Pro-Pak IV Demo

Ken R LLC CD Description: Pro Pak IV is a single CD with 99 cuts. We start with 13 :60-second beds in various tempos but mostly from the 60s era. There is a jingle for each day of the week. Then you get more than a dozen general jingles such as good morning, welcome, powerhouse, fun, golden, souvenir, chime time, etc. There are holiday cuts including happy holiday, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years. Then you get about 9 various more music jingles in varying tempos. Next you'll get about 15 music features such as hitbound, million dollar weekend, exclusive, weather, etc. Then 7 playin' jingles including music power play, playin' through, music comes here to play etc. The next section includes 9 Sonovox drop ins including back to back, ten in a row, olé, wow, cool, etc. The CD ends with ten stager beds.

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Pro-Pak V

Pro-Pak V Demo

Ken R LLC CD Description: Pro Pak V "The Last Dance" is another 99-cut stereo disk. The first ten cuts are hit numbers (different from other disks), then cuts 11-18 are stager beds. Cuts 19-31 are gold intros such as yesterday, 70s gold, psychedelic 60s, Motown memory, the most oldies etc. Cuts 32-39 are seasonals including Christmas, endless summer, school's out, Groundhog's Day etc. The next 6 cuts are phone/contest bits such as here's how to reach us, call now, who's on the phone, etc. Cuts 46-50 are news sounders, cuts 51 and 52 are weather intros. Cuts 53-59 are feature cuts such as happy birthday, car tunes, mid-day café, Beatle spectacular, etc. Cuts 60-76 are golden years ("we salute the class of…1960" etc). Then cuts 77-83 are formatics including more music, go go, reveille, the music's on us. Cuts 84-90 are long instrumental beds and cuts 91-97 are short stingers and tymp stagers.

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Pro-Pak VI

Pro-Pak VI Demo

Ken R LLC CD Description: Pro Pak VI "Never Say Never" is another 99 cuts of wonderful PAMSness. You get sung numbers 1-10, eight different Top of the Hour stagers, 19 show open beds and 10 various music slogans. You also get a 60s kit… everything you need to sound like 1963! It includes authentic news opens and closes, story separators, fanfares, time tones and much more. Also included on this CD are 6 formatics for weather, etc…sung gold years 1960-1979, six solid gold intros, four :60 second promo beds and three special occasions.

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Pro-Pak VII

Pro-Pak VII Demo

Ken R LLC CD Description: Cuts 1-10 are countdown numbers Cuts 11-21 are all in the solid rock style for those doing 70s shows and mobile parties. They include instrumented cuts singing soul, more solid rock fast, more hits, yesterday fast and slow, #1 yesterday fast and slow, #1 fast, medium and slow and more solid rock medium. Cuts 22-25 are Heavy Gold 2, 3, 4, and 5 in a row. Cuts 26-28 are gold intros including playdate, weekend and harp flashback signature. Cuts 29 and 30 are top of the hour stager beds. Cuts 31-33 are a capella countdown numbers repeated with Leslie effect. Cuts 34-40 are "four non-stop hits," "five non-stop hits," etc. Cut 41 is a "super sound number one" jingle. Cuts 42 through 48 say "two in a row, "three in a row," etc. Cuts 49 through 64 are various music intros including all hit fast and slow, most music, muuuuuusic, fast and slow music shotguns, by request, 3-2-1 music, and a couple of Sonovox cuts. Cut 65 is a personalized DJ cut just for you! Cuts 66 through 70 are feature intros including news, sports and weather. Cuts 71 through 80 are Sonovox countdowns from 1-10. Cuts 81 and 82 are misc. jingles including a Hollywood intro and a sports intro outtake. Cuts 82 through 90 are general stuff you can use including good morning, let's go, personality, nite trippin', stereo, dynamite, go to the church of your choice and winter. Cuts 91 through 97 are logotronics including more hits on…gold, have a fun fourth, summer fun, summer weekend, Christmas and happy holiday. Cuts 98 and 99 are short instrumental bumpers.

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Pro-Pak VIII

Pro-Pak VIII Demo

Ken R LLC CD Description: Cuts 1-10 are "Superhit countdowns" #1 through #10. Cut 11 says "Superhit countdown" but there is no number. Cut 12 is designed for oldies shows and mobile music events where requests are taken. This cut has a Sonovox saying "Request Machine," which is followed by a very long synthesizer pad for talkover. Cuts 13 through 24 are what we call the "Good Guys Grid." These cuts feature punchy instrumental tracks with the following lyrics: music pow pow pow power, good guys radio, music power, fun lovin' good guys, yesterplay, 50 thousand pow pow pow powerful watts …outta sight, fun music, music power, music (fast), music (slow), all summer long music power fun weekend, good guys radio with music power. Cuts 25-27 are special lyric Series 18 cuts including: Lots of records were sold…this one's solid gold, number one you all say it…now we're gonna play it, and we think you're tough… couldn't love you enough. Cuts 28-46 we call "Brass-tacular." They're very upbeat, bold cuts with lyrics such as: music power, power play, number one, golden weekend, more hits more often, happy holiday, Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, more music, all hit music, solid gold, double yesterday, weekend gold, million dollar weekend and now another winner. Cuts 47-56 are formatic elements. They include: have a happy day, he's been looking to entertain you here on your radio…curtain's going up on (blank) now let's go, he's in…he's on, fun radio, you're having fun in a winner's wonderland, what the good guys have is the power of love and the best sound around. You also get a birthday song, the actual WQAM 1967 time tone and a PAMS tymp roll. Cuts 57-61 all say number one radio, combined with these phrases: music, more gold, number one record, weekend weather and time and temperature. Cuts 62-69 are service jingles. You get four different news intros, a sports jingle and three weather jingles. Cuts 70-85 are music intros. Lyrics include: Top 30, #1 music (in two tempos), pow power, All American hitline survey (with pad), fun vibrations…most music, weekend fun, music hit to hit, more music, the beat goes on, more hit music, non-stop music and all-hit music. You also get two music to music tempo transition jingles. Cuts 86-93 are gold intros: All American classic (with pad), remember when weekend, supergold (fast and slow), superstar, do you remember it too? memories are made of this (with chime), solid gold weekend (with chime). Cuts 94 through 96 are top of the hour stager beds. Cuts 97 through 99 are long instrumentals. The first two are each :60, the last is :30.

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Pro-Pak IX

Pro-Pak IX Demo

Ken R LLC CD Description: Cuts 1-15 are misc. formatic jingles including another hour of music pow pow power, Sonovox musicdrop ins, now here's____ insert DJ name here), all hits of all time, boss music, gold, weather, a four-part Sonovox stager, weekend warrior showtime, the most music (slow), two PAMS group drop-ins and a blast from the past shout. Cuts 16 through 28 sing "1956, it was a very good year…." Etc. You get all the years 1956 through 1968. Cuts 29-37 are various Sonovox "cool" drop ins. Included are cool, cool baby, that makes you cool, cool winner, it's cool, cool Motown Monday, cool weekend, that's cool and real cool. Cuts 38 through 43 are Sonovox lines omitted from Pro Pak 1 because we ran out of room. You get in, on, boing, zip, yeah yeah, and neat. Cuts 44 through 46 are long (more than :60 seconds each) moog instrumentals in varying tempos. Cuts 47 through 50 are "Q" stagers. These are all instrumental in the following configurations: medium tempo short, medium tempo long, slow tempo short and slow tempo long. Cuts 51 through 54 all use the phrase "sun fun city," including weather, more music, memory and a top of the hour stager with room for announcer at the front. Cuts 55-74 are slow year sings with a Sonovox music on the front. They cover the years 1955 through 1974 and the CD index corresponds to the year. Cuts 75-78 are short "fun" a capellas in varying styles. Again, these were omitted from Pro Pak 1. Cuts 79 through 99 are all the sung group names not heard on other Pro Paks. You get Dean Martin, The Troggs, Bob Dylan, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, The Ventures, Jack Jones, Roger Miller, Trini Lopez, Dusty Springfield, Tom Jones, The Cyrkle, Nancy Sinatra, Manfred Mann, The Byrds, The McCoys, The Syndicate of Sound, Tommy James and the Shondells, Tommy Roe, The Standells, Barbara Lewis and Joe Tex.

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Pro-Pak X

Pro-Pak X Demo

Ken R LLC CD Description: Cuts 1-3 are "Boss Radio." You get an up-tempo cut, a down-tempo cut and a male a capella. Cuts 4-11 sing "the continuing history of rock n' roll… 1964," etc. You get all the years 1964 through 1970 as well as a "blank" year. Cuts 12-22 are new and interesting cuts to use on the weekend. You get number one weekend, souvenir year weekend, Elvis Presley weekend, $ million weekend, British-Beatle weekend, love and marriage weekend, superstar weekend, four-day holiday weekend, a cut urging people to attend church this weekend, solid rock weekend and a rather strange electronic-sounding generic weekend jingle. Cuts 23-32 are gold and general music intros. PAMS must have recorded a lot of these because we keep finding new ones! You get: join up with the good guys, the hits come on and on, power hour, solid gold rock, house of hits, twenty minutes of music, oldies, rock n' roll, the giant jukebox and the big music machine. Cuts 33-41 are used for news, sports and weather. Included are two instrumental news logos originally used on WKNR, Detroit, all American news, news comes first, weather eye, weekend weather, generic weather with chirps (you gotta hear it) and all American sports. Cuts 42-48 provide yet another variation on the days of the week. Each one has a quick moog logo, then "Monday hits….hits…. hits…" etc. One for each day of course. Cuts 49-53 fall into the misc. category. They include chime time, chime temperature, chime traffic, a "here's what's happening" :30 jingle and even a :60 contest donut which sings "contest information" at the front and "we hope you win it" at the back. Cuts 54-72 are new "gold years." The CD indexes each correspond to the year. The 1954 through 63 cuts are taken from WCBS-FM's PAMS material…and 1964 through 1971 are from PAMS Series 37. All are up-tempo. You also get a blank year. Cuts 73 through 78 are drop-ins from Trella Hart, a female with a beautiful voice and an amazing laugh. She now becomes your own personal studio guest whenever you want with various comments and break-ups. Even when your jokes are bad, Trella will still laugh! Cuts 79 and 80 are for Cash Call… a normal and a "second chance" cut. Cuts 81-85 are taken from PAMS Series 49 and sing "the best music, good time oldies." Cuts 86-89 are seasonal a capellas. Cuts 90-93 are wonderful Top 40 jingles from PAMS 33 and 34, but they don't have any words! Cuts 94-97 are short instrumentals and included is the WCBS-FM Goldmine top of the hour stager. Cuts 98 and 99 feature an announcer over two different PAMS beds saying "Good Times, Great Oldies," followed by an unpleasant cough. No kidding. Great put-on!

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Pro-Pak XI

Pro-Pak XI Demo

Ken R LLC CD Description: Pro Pak XI Cuts 1-10 are Power Plays. Example: (with band track and male singers) "Power Play 1,1,1,1,1" . Cuts 11-18 are gold intros including time tunnel, hall of fame, do you remember, reliving the best times of your life, Elvis Presley, grab a flashback from yesteryear, million dollar music from yesteryear, and here's a golden oldie. A good variety of fast, slow, short and long cuts. Cuts 19-37 are general formatics including radio on the go, listen and win, more fun in the sun, 'tis the season, surprise, best music, all hits, hit after hit, fun yes indeed, fun in the sun radio, marathon of hits, full hit power, double play, triple play, more music, much more music, now sound, music power, more music. Cuts 38-43 are news, weather and sports including: check the forecast and the meter readings, next news on the hour, news logo, community stinger, instrumental news close and vocal news close. Cuts 44-48 all relate to the weekend including souvenir (fast to slow), souvenir (fast), groovin', outtasite and beach weather for the weekend Cuts 49-54 are all "Good Guy" jingles including double golden, home of the good guys (medium and fast tempo), more music with the good guys, here's one of the good guys, the good guys love you, etc. Cuts 55-71 are all golden years. The 1955 through 1962 cuts sound like "Sha Boom" by the Crew Cuts, the rest are from WLS. All are with band tracks. Cuts 72-78 are Swiszle jingles including classic hour, gold star classic, morning, time tunnel (with pad), plays more, weekend and more music. Cuts 79-89 are various types of countdowns. Cut 79 says the Top 1000, Cut 80 says Top 1000 continues. The rest do not refer to top 1000 and include, on with the countdown top 10, on with the countdown extra, etc. Cuts 90-99 are all summer of ___ covering the years 1963-1972.

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Pro-Pak XII

Pro-Pak XII Demo

Ken R LLC CD Description: Cuts 1-14 are fast solid gold intro jingles taken from Series 15, 18, 20, 27, 29, 31, and 37. We've actually sung generic versions of the cuts you remember. Some even use Sonovox, but most are sung with mixed group or all guys. Cuts 15 and 16 sing "more solid rock," one of which is fast; the other is slow. Both use brass. Cuts 17-24 are just like the first 14 cuts, but these are slow using tracks from 30, 31, 33, 34 and 37. Cuts 25-29 are weekend cuts including weekend music (fast and slow versions), 24 hours a day, summer gold weekend, hit music/golden weekend, etc. Cuts 30-38 are bold and brassy grid cuts with various lyrics including "superhit satellite… back to more hits," some weather jingles and various generic music cuts you haven't heard yet. Cuts 39-54 are slow year intros. They say "it's 1956 again…" with flutes and strings. The years 1956 through 1971 are covered. Cuts 55-60 are top of the hour stager beds including a great one from WCFL in a moderate tempo. Cuts 61-73 are year sings done in solid rock style. Years covered are 61-72 and cut 73 is a blank year. Cuts 74-80 are the pre-records from the Go Go Series 29. They are a bit longer with room for talkover in many cases. They include lake report, let's go fishin,' beach report, skiing, let's play go go and #1. Cuts 81 through 90 are instrumental jingles taken from Series 18 and 29 featuring flute, sax, strings, steel, etc. Cut 91 has a weird bed and then an end sing "heavy underground" with distorted voices. Creepy! Cuts 92-93 are countdown cuts. One says countdown time, the other says fun, good guy countdown. Cuts 94-96 are newsy sounding beds. One is all moog, the other two are from Series 29 pre-records. Cuts 97 and 98 are just for fun with lyrics like "more jingles all the time' and "remember these jingles." Cut 99 is a medium length stereo version of Auld Lang Syne.

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Pro-Pak XIII

Pro-Pak XIII Demo

Ken R LLC CD Description: Cuts 1-10 are mostly instrumentals from Series 26, the All-American package. They feature guitar, bike horn, organ, boom bams, a Dixieland band, etc. One of the cuts says "double play" at the end. Cuts 11-21 all say "jukebox gold." Lyrics include: remember the original, let's go go, leader of the past, the songs you grew up with, etc. Cuts 22-25 are various news sounders using electronic and orchestral instruments. Cuts 26-34 all use the phrase "music people," in varying styles. These were recorded in the early 70s by PAMS and come in differing tempos. Cuts 35 and 36 are weather jingles. The first says "weather watch," the second says "what's it like outside?" Cuts 37-44 are oldies intros and use the phrase "gold hits radio," unforgettable, supergold, etc. There is also a Beatles jingle in the group. Cuts 45-54 are the "no words" cuts. You get several brassy stingers, a chime logo, three cuts which sound like the Tijuana Brass, a fast and slow "Drake-style" instrumental, and more. Cuts 55-62 are "old gold" years sung in the style of the Platters singing "Great Pretender." Each year matches the CD index for easy cueing. Cuts 63-75 are music intros in varying tempos and styles, recorded mostly in the late 60s and early 70s. Cuts 76-87 are just called misc. cool stuff. They include seasonal jingles, a drunk jingle band, time to call, in touch, soulful, for lovers, exclusive, personality plus and your own PAMS copyright notice from 1961! Cuts 88-99 are taken from a fast-paced custom grid. Lyrics include now, boss radio, where the hits happen, breakaway, more music, music comes here to play, your music station, sports in action, we think we're going out of our heads (?!?), and other neat items.

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Pro-Pak XIV

Pro-Pak XIV Demo

Ken R LLC CD Description: Cuts 1-10 are brassy countdown numbers. (Cut 11 is the brass without the number!) Cuts 12-27 are all instrumentals of varying short lengths. Perfect for top of the hour stagers or in one case, a contest underscore. Cuts 28 and 29 are New Year and Christmas. Cuts 30-45 are general music intros including: the lively one music power, here comes the top 10, nothing but hits, the super radio sound, more power more hours, always playing favorites, another hit, we are having a sneak preview, first on the dial, good times and more music, just for fun too much, etc. Cuts 46-53 are gold intros including: there's a lot to remember, a dusty golden, yesterday, good as gold, another gold, yesterplay, remember (with a talkover bed), etc. Cuts 54-61 are "fun." Includes: more fun more music, fun, a goofy fun medley, a :57 fun song, a silly march, a short stripper jingle and a fun phone bed. Cuts 62-71 are playback cuts for the years 1963-1971 and one is left blank with no year. Cuts 72-74 are either double play or three in a row. Cuts 75-80 are station services. There's a time and temperature donut (short), a long and short traffic intro, metro weather, all the weather (with pad), short brassy weather jingle, etc. Cuts 81-90 sing "superhit number ___. These are not the male shouts which were on previous Pro Paks. Numbers one through 10 are provided. Cuts 91-92 are serious jingles about going to church! Cuts 93 and 94 are sung "we've got a winner" jingles, and cuts 95-98 are weekend jingles. Cut 99 is a rainy day jingle ("tuned for a day like today") with rain and thunder effects.

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