Days Of Conspicuous Consumption – Radio Commercials In The 1960’s: Youthquake – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Radio Commercials – 1960-1969 – The Come Alive Generation – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Conspicuous consumption – In the 1950s it was just starting – teens and pre-teens were still in the minority and not considered a major source of consumer dollars in those days. It was still the...

Summer School - 1967 2

It’s Summer 1967 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – Everyone Is Knee-Deep In Flowers And Incense – Not You -You’re Up To Your Eyeballs In Algebra.

KFWB – B. Mitchel Reed – July 15, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Summer 1967 – Summer School 1967. While the rest of the world is heeding the winsome allure to “Wear Flowers In Your Hair” and being busy sampling the forbidden fruits of mind expansion and meditation,...


Moms Has A Few Words For You – An Interview With Moms Mabley – 1961 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Moms Mabley – Interview with Studs Terkel – WFMT – June 13, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Jackie “Moms” Mabley. If you’ve never heard of her, you have missed an important part of your life. If you have any inclinations towards stand-up comedy, you’ve probably heard the name...