Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Phyllis Diller 0

Phyllis Diller Has A Word or Two With Art Linkletter – 1967 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Phyllis Diller – chats with Art Linkletter – Art Linkletter’s House Party – CBS Radio – Jan. 19, 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. When you start diving into Popular Culture of the 1960s, the part that doesn’t focus on the most prominent or identifiable names associated with Youth Culture,...

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It’s 1957 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In San Francisco – Nothing Ever Happens In Your Town – But Top 40 Is Going To Change All That – Things Are Looking Up.

KOBY-AM, San Francisco – Jim Wayne Show – August, 1957 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – When a phenomenon goes from being a wishful fad to a hardcore lifestyle, little things begin to happen. And if you’re at that coming-of-age place – that phenomenon becomes part of your DNA; not...

Nostalgia for the 1930s 0

Nostalgia For The 1930s As Seen From 1962 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Nostalgia For The 1930s – Open Mind Program – January 31, 1962 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Feeling a sense of nostalgia for a decade other than the one you are currently in is a pretty common feeling. Usually the decade in question is often the one a person...

The high school dance 0

It’s 1970 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – You’re In High School – You Have Discovered Three Sure Things In Life: Death, Taxes And The High School Dance

KGBS – Bill Thompson – May 22, 1970 – 11:00 pm -Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Unless you were hiding, dropped out or had a job, chances were pretty good you went to a dance at some point during your High School experience. It was a time honored ritual, like...

The non-conformist 0

It’s 1968 – You’re A Teenager – Your Family Moved From L.A. To San Diego – You’re The New Odd Kid In School.

KGB-AM San Diego – Bwana Johnny – November 1966 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – It’s 1968 – you live in L.A. – well, up until Summer you lived in L.A. – your family decided it was a good idea to move to San Diego. Why? Nobody knows for sure...

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Christmas In Wartime – Command Performance Dec. 24, 1942 – Past Daily Holiday Pop Chronicles

All Radio Networks – Command Performance – Dec. 24, 1942 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Christmas in Wartime. One of the notable aspects of World War 2, aside from it being the first war to be broadcast as extensively as it was, it was the War that took entertainment...

Moe Howard 0

A Word Or Two From Moe Howard Of The Three Stooges – 1971 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Moe Howard of The Three Stooges – “Whatever Became of . . .?” – July 27, 1971 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – The Three Stooges were an essential ingredient in the diets of just about every kid growing up in the U.S. from the 1930s on. In the 1950s,...

Love during the time of passing period. 0

It’s 1969 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – It’s Almost Christmas – Love Is In The Air And So Is KDAY

KDAY-AM – Santa Monica – November 26, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – For everyone who says that holidays are a gigantic drag, there are those few people for which the possibilities of the holiday season are endless. It may have happened to you. There was always that one...

One of life's many Ohmagawd moments. 0

It’s 1981 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – The Party’s Just Getting Started – Jed The Fish Is The Voice Of Your Conscience –

KROQ – Jed The Fish with Danny Elfman of Oingo Boingo – July 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Ah, the 80s – wretched excess, padded shoulders and electronica. The Strip is your refuge and Madame Wong’s is your salvation and the party’s just getting started. You can’t make...

Students at Horace Mann Hi - 1958 0

December 6, 1957 – Rock n’ Roll In Days Of Segregation – Little Rock, Arkansas – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

December 6, 1957 – KOKY, Little Rock Arkansas – The Harold Hartley Show – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – December 6, 1957 – Little Rock, Arkansas – the year may sound familiar and the city may ring a few bells. Only 3 months earlier, Little Rock was ground zero for...