Pop Music

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It’s 1965 – You Live In Los Angeles, But In A Few Days It Will Be Boss Angeles.

KHJ – Roger Christian – April 29, 1965 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – For years, if you lived in L.A. the two mainstays of Rock Radio for you were KFWB and KRLA. Sure, there were others, but KRLA and KFWB were the go-to stations; you listened for the exclusives,...

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It’s 1961 – You Live In Philadelphia – You Aren’t A Teenager . . . Yet – Parts Don’t Fit Right –

WIBG – Philadelphia – Jerry Stephens – January 6, 1961 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Admit it – if you had to do it all over again and were asked which period you would like to skip, you would invariably say “just before puberty hit”. Nothing compares to the...

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It’s 1979 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – You Have Choices: Disco, Rock Or Punk?

KTNQ-AM – Jack Armstrong – January 26, 1979 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – When you think about it, 1979 was a turning-point year in music. Sure, you still had Disco and it was still a dominating force in mainstream Pop and R&B. And Rock was still Rock; big enough...

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Luwten – Live At Lowlands 2018 – Past Daily Soundbooth – Rock Without Borders: Festival Edition

Luwten – Live at Lowlands 2018 – August 19, 2018 – VPRO – Netherlands – Sounds from the other side of the English Channel tonight. Luwten live at Lowlands 2018, recorded August 19th by the veneral VPRO Radio outlet in The Netherlands. A bit about this wonderful new talent via...

To Be Young - To Be Teenage - The Be 1959 0

It’s March 1959 – You’re A Teenager – You’re In New York – The World Is Strange, But Your Radio Isn’t – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

WABC – Alan Freed and dial-hopping – March 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1959 – last year of a decade; a decade that started with a war in Korea and was ending with the Cold War. A nervous decade – and like most teenagers at the time, wondering...

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The Primitives In Session For Andy Kershaw – 1986 – Past Daily Soundbooth

The Primitives In session for Andy Kershaw – June 18, 1986 – BBC Radio 1 – The Primitives in session for Andy Kershaw at BBC Radio 1 tonight – broadcast on June 18, 1986. The Primitives are an English indie pop band from Coventry, best known for their 1988 international...