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Tagged: Pop Culture

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The Clash – Live At Rettel Festival, France – 1980 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

The Clash – in concert at Rettel Festival in France – recorded on June 14, 1980. As something of a direct contrast in genres, between my post last night by Hanoi Rocks in 1984 and today’s post of The Clash, in concert at the Rettel Festival in 1980 – you...

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It’s 1958 – You Live In L.A. – You Have An FM Radio – You Are Hip – Weekend Pop Chronicles

  KRHM-FM – November 1958 – Paul Werth – Werth Listening To – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – 1958. It’s a Sunday night in November – you’re not in High School anymore. Maybe you’re going to UCLA, and your first car is either a Volkswagen or an MG, because Detroit...

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Golden Hubcaps – Juvenile Delinquents – 1956 – Weekend Pop Chronicles

Golden Hubcaps – CBS Radio West Coast – KNX – April 16, 1956 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Juvenile Delinquency in 1956 – the big problem centered around hubcaps and hubcap stealing for fun and profit. Sounds silly, but apparently it was quite lucrative in 1956, and it drove...

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It’s March 10, 1968, And If You Lived In L.A., Things Would Sound A Little Different After Today

The last hour of Top-40 KFWB – March 10, 1968 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection There you are – March 10, 1968 – anywhere between the ages of 14 and 24. KFWB, the radio station you have come to rely on for all your musical discoveries is going off the...

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History You Can Dance To – April 1977 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – BBC – Music News For the Week beginning April 7, 1977 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection I guess rather than tell you about the world of Rock during the first week of April 1977, just listen to...

Y-Day At The Hollywood Bowl – 1964 – The Superbs, Round Robin, The Premiers, Paul Petersen – Past Daily Pop Chronicles 0

Y-Day At The Hollywood Bowl – 1964 – The Superbs, Round Robin, The Premiers, Paul Petersen – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – 1964 YMCA Day At The Hollywood Bowl – Gordon Skene Sound Collection The follow-up year to the classic 1963 Hollywood Bowl Y-Day concert, which featured The Beach Boys and a host of Surf and Pop bands, the...

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Christmas Sing With Bing – 1958 – A Bing Crosby Christmas – Past Daily Pop Chronicles: Holiday Edition

Click on the link here for Audio Player  – CBS Radio – A Christmas Sing With Bing – December 24, 1958 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Contrary to rumors that he hated it, Bing Crosby has become synonymous with Christmas and Christmas music. Starting in 1954 and going up to...