THE LAKE A.M. 1570 WLKD

Fire up your A.M. radios and tune in THE LAKE. Easy to listen to and fun to experience as you take a journey back to the songs you remember but don't really hear that often anymore.

We play the most popular songs from the 50s, 60s and 70s, aimed at the upper end of the Baby Boomer generation in the Lakeland Area. Our station is music-intensive.

  • The Beatles
  • Barbra Streisand
  • Neil Diamond
  • The Carpenters
  • Lionel Richie
  • Frank Sinatra
  • Celine Dion
  • Barry Manilow
  • Carly Simon
  • Michael Buble
  • Diana Krall
  • Dionne Warwick

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Officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright during traffic stop meant to use Taser, police chief says

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George Floyd’s brother testifies in ‘spark of life’ phase of Derek Chauvin murder trial

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Ex-Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid charged in crash that injured 5-year-old girl

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