Wisconsin Hometown Stories

Sauk Prairie: The Sound of Wisconsin

Clip: Special | 8m 18s

Cuca Records got its start in a small recording studio Jim Kirchstein built next to his record shop. By recording thousands of songs by musicians and groups of many different genres, the studio’s collection captured the sound of Wisconsin in the 1960s.

Aired: 10/11/19

Rating: NR

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Wisconsin Hometown Stories: Sauk Prairie was funded by major support from Greg and Carol Griffin, Darlene Ballweg, Culver’s Foundation, and Wollersheim Winery & Distillery, with additional support from Bank of Prairie du Sac, Consumers Cooperative, Sid and Lisa Cook, John and Alice Grady, Richard and Marilyn McFarlane, Milwaukee Valve Company, Ellen Paul, Sauk County UW Extension, Arts and Culture Committee and Wisconsin Arts Board, Schwarz Insurance, Tim and Pat Size, Jim Slattery, Tools for Marketing, Inc., Wyttenbach Meats, the Focus Fund for Wisconsin History supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities, and Friends of Wisconsin Public Television.