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The Oral Cigarettes

The Oral Cigarettes – Inazuma Festival 2017 – Past Daily Soundbooth: Rock Without Borders – Festival Edition

The Oral Cigarettes – In Concert at Inazuma Festival – September 16, 2017 – NHK-FM, Tokyo – In our seemingly endless trek around the globe to find out what people are shaking and popping fingers to, here is a sample from last years Inazuma Festival in Shiga Prefecture on September...

Teenagers at Gas Pumps in San Bernardino

You’re A Teenager – You Live In San Bernardino – It’s 1955 – Your World’s Going To Change, But Not Right Now

KRNO San Bernardino – Morning Show – April 4, 1955 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Don’t know about you, but looking at these photos of teenagers from 1955, my immediate thought is “this is what 16 year olds looked like back then?” In a word; yes. Maybe it was...

The Disc-Jockey

It’s June 1965 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – Your Radio Is Your Alter-Ego – However, You Have This Friend . . .

KFWB – Wink Martindale – June 2, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Like most everyone you know, all your friends, everybody you run into, are glued to their radios. Some have pocket transistors with earphones that make them look like they’re wearing a hearing aid. Some have those...