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of the 60sandlisten in as Neal spins the songs
from the 20s and 30s. (definitely not from those decades) You want to check this one out. Check
out this show for these memory
October 1st Neal spins songs of color. What dat? Check
it out in October and enjoy listening these memories.
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music of yesterday and today.
Remembering Back When:
As we continue to celebrate
summer, flashback timeonce
again as I offer another
60s reflection from friend and author, Eva
Pasco.“The backdrop of this true childhood incident I'm about to relate occured
somewhere in-between the late fifties and 1960. During those wonder years of
innocence, my steady TV diet consisted of the black and white frenetic antics of Buffalo Bob Smith and
his marionettes: freckle-faced Howdy Doody, whimsical Flub-a-Dub, ear-wiggling Dilly Dally,
bushy-browed Mayor Phineas T. Bluster, and the pantomiming Clarabell." Enjoy "Judy,
You are invited to pick up Eva's new novel " An Enlightening
for the Week:
"Autumn, the year's last, loveliest
smile." — William Cullen Bryant
Reliving Old TV
Commercials of the Baby Boomer Generation
Remember this phrase from a 1960s TV commercial
"Take it off, take it
To all you music lovers from the
baby boomer generation. Every week you are invited toSolid Gold Memories where I play the music from the 50s, 60s and 70s, over two hours of non-stop music.
A new show will be up each and every Thursday as long as you keep it popular. Try it, I know you'll
like it. We include music that other oldie stations no longer play.
This week we look back
the top ten songs as listed by Billboard Magazinefor the
week of September 19 - September 25, 1960, What was the #1 song 57 years ago this
week? Listen to the countdown as we spark your
memory banks.Click Here.
A Sign of the Times for Baby Boomers - On
Do You Remember When?
1957 - "Perry Mason", the television series,
made its debut on CBS-TV. The show was on for 9 years.
1960 - Dorsey Burnette appeared on American
1963 - Skeeter Davis sang "I Can't Stay Mad
at You" and Garnet Mimms & The Enchanters "Cry Baby" on American Bandstand.
1968 - Jay & The Techniques sang "Baby,
Make your Own Sweet Music" and Jeannie C. Rile sang "Harper Valley P.T.A." on American
The Rascals are our Spotlight Artist for the
month. The Rascals, along
with the Righteous Brothers, Mitch Ryder, and precious few others, were the pinnacle of '60s blue-eyed
soul. The Rascals' talents, however, would have to rate above their rivals, if for nothing else than the
simple fact that they, unlike many other blue-eyed soulsters, penned much of their own material. They also
proved more adept at changing with the fast-moving times, drawing much of their inspiration from British
Invasion bands, psychedelic rock, gospel, and even a bit of jazz and Latin
Dick Orkin's Chickenman has returned at the 60s Official Site
Here to go to
the Chickenman Episodes.
Trivia Question Answer:Sound of Music is a 1965 American musical drama film produced and directed by
Robert Wise, and starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, with Richard Haydn and Eleanor Parker. The film
is an adaptation of the 1959 Broadway musical of the same name, composed by Richard Rodgers with lyrics by Oscar
Hammerstein II. It earned 11 academy awards including best picture. The movie grossed 158 million
dollars which is equivalent today as 1.2