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Top-40 Radio – The Diamond Mine With Dave Diamond – KBLA – June 16, 1967 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player – Hour 1: Click on the link here for Audio Player – Hour 3:    On this night, June 16th 1967, forty-six years ago, Los Angeles was mourning the loss of  one of its powerhouse Top-40 Radio stations, going...

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Top Of The Pops – Cat Stevens, The Tremeloes, The Fortunes, Paul Jones, Dave Dee etc. – 1967 – Nights At The Roundtable: Weekend Special

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Billed as “featuring live London performances of today’s top sounds”, the BBC launched Top Of The Pops in its radio version in 1964. No connection with the TV version of the show (oddly), the radio version featured bands, hit makers...

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The World Of Teenage Angst . . .April 6,1960 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Teenagers – 1960 Further evidence that every generation thinks the generation proceeding it is out of control, insane, morals-free and hopeless. This documentary, part of the weekly radio series Image America, focuses on Teenagers in 1960. Part of a bigger view of The...

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John Lennon: Book Beatle – 1965 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player: John Lennon-Book Beatle -1965 As each year passes we get further and further away from that defining moment when we all learned, with shock and disbelief, that John Lennon had been murdered. There are a lot more people around now who were...

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The Moody Blues In Concert – 1969 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio Player: 1969-12-17 Dave Symonds BBC In Concert (Moody Blues) Most people have relegated The Moody Blues to a sort of caricature status in recent years – the epitome of the airey-faerie Hippy-love and tie-dye stereotype of the 60’s. Their music has been limited...

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The Darling Buds – 1988 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: The darling buds – shame on you In the mid-1980’s a sub-genre of Indie started to make the rounds. Dubbed The Blonde Movement, it consisted of bands fronted by a Blonde female singer and two or three reasonably scruffy looking guys filling...