Tagged: Past Daily Pop Chronicles

A Beatles Christmas – 1967 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Holiday Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Beatles – Christmas 1967 As long as we’re in a celebratory mood, you can’t have Christmas without this one – Christmas Time Is Here Again, from the Beatles Fanclub release of 1967. A word from The Fab Four.  

Jack Benny – Christmas 1953 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles – Holiday Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Jack Benny Christmas – 1953 It wouldn’t be Christmas without at least one appearance from the legendary Jack Benny. Most people know Benny via his TV series that ran from the 1950’s well into the 1960’s. But he was also a fixture in...

Holiday Cooking On Radio In 1967 – Chef Mike Roy – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Holiday Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player: KNX- Mike Roy Cooking Show – Dec. 18, 1967 Cooking programs were a regular staple in the daily diet of a radio station up until the 1990s. Most are gone now. The few that are left are relegated to weekend programming via Public...

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...

Houdini’s Last Seance – October 31, 1936 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles Special

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Houdini’s Last Seance – Oct. 31, 1936 In what was promised to be the media event of the decade, the legendary illusionist, magician and escape artist Harry Houdini, who had died on Halloween night 1926, had promised to make an appearance from...

A Word Or Two From Pete Townshend – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player: FrontRow_ Pete Townshend Special In light of the media blitz currently going on over the release of Who founder Pete Townshend’s autobiography Who I Am, the airwaves have been awash with interviews and reviews of the book. In case you may have...

Bob Crane On The Radio – 1960 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Bob Crane Show – Feb. 24, 1960 In retrospect, it really wasn’t that long ago that radio was a veritable hotbed of Personalities – every station and every format seemed to have those people whom the audience stuck to like glue and...

Personality Radio – KMPC, Los Angeles – 1968 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player: KMPC – Dick Whittinghill – June 1968 As strange as this may seem, this was the other radio format that competed with Top-40 in the 1960’s. It was more middle-of-the-road than straight Pop. It was, for all intents and purposes, Mainstream music....