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Gloria Mann – The Jayhawks – The Three Chuckles – Sam “The Man” Taylor – Alan Freed – 1956 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Gloria Mann, The Jayhawks, The Three Chuckles, Sam “The Man” Taylor – Alan Freed’s Camel Rock N’ Roll Dance Party – July 31, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! Another installment of the short-lived, but very important network rock n’ roll radio show, The Camel Rock...

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Little Feat – Live In Boston – 1988 – RIP: Paul Barrere (1948-2019) – Past Daily Weekend Concert Tribute Edition

Little Feat – In Concert From Boston – WBCN-FM – October 14, 1988 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! Paul Barrere is gone. He left earlier today. The announcement was made via Little Feat’s website: It is with great sorrow that Little Feat must announce the passing...

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October 16, 1964 – An Absence Of Nikita – Shakeup In The Kremlin

Become a Patron! The stunning news, on this October 16, 1964, was the revelation that Soviet Premier Nikita Khruschev had been removed from office in what many believed to be a bloodless coup on the parts of hardliners. Afraid that Khruschev was getting a little too soft toward the West,...

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It’s 1960 – You Are Somewhere In North Carolina – You Aren’t Sold On Rock N’ Roll Just Yet.

WAIR-AM – Winston/Salem North Carolina – August 1960 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – If you like us, would you mind supporting us? Not whole lot, just a little: Become a Patron! Much as we’d all like to think that once Rock n’ Roll landed in our collective national consciousness,...

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Cold War: 1950s – Battle For The Control Of Hearts And Minds – 1957 – Past Daily Reference Room

Become a Patron! The Cold War – a time of saber rattling, anxiety, fear, posturing, threatening, propaganda, but above all; Marketing. It was a war of ideologies. A war where confrontations were few, tensions were high, but in the end, World War Three never materialized and Earth was spared obliteration...