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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...

Sunset Strip Riots - 1966 0

Riot On Sunset Strip 1966 – “What Is It You Kids Want?” – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Sunset Strip Riots – The Cool Rebellion – Second Sunday – NBC Radio – 1967 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Sunset Strip – November 1966. It was bound to happen, sooner or later. One of the largest if not the largest generations in history was suddenly coming of age....

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...

Lauritz Melchior - RCA Magic Key - 1938 0

Lauritz Melchior – Eva Le Gallienne – RCA Magic Key – 1938 – Past Daily Weekend Gramophone

Lauritz Melchior – Eva Le Gallienne – Frank Black With The NBC Orchestra – RCA Magic Key – April 17, 1938 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Even though you could consider it a one-hour commercial for RCA Victor records, phonographs and everything else RCA was involved in at the...

Being the new kid in school 0

It’s December 1, 1978 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In L.A. – You Just Moved – It’s Your First Day In A New School – You Are Radioactive

KROQ – Fraser Smith Show – December 1, 1978 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Face it; just about everybody you know, including you, has either been the “new kid in school” or knows someone who was at least once the “new kid”. It is historically the single most excruciating...

Big Maybelle 0

Big Maybelle, The Moonglows, Sam “The Man” Taylor – Alan Freed’s Rock n’ Roll Dance Party – 1956 – Past Daily Weekend Pop Chronicles

Big Maybelle, The Moonglows, Sam “The Man” Taylor – Alan Freed – Camel Rock n’Roll Dance Party – September 4, 1956 – CBS Radio – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Another installment of this iconic and historic document of early Rock n’ Roll. This one features one of the rare...