The History Of Funk

The History Of Funk – September 1, 2006 at 10:00pm

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"How Radio Was Done" Part 14 (Solo): Beginning in the late 50s and pushing into the early 60s, we cover the decline of the first generation of rock, yet another UFO, the Soviet vs American space programs, the cold war and the bomb, the golden age of the western genre, and the beginning of the … Continued


The History Of Funk

The History Of Funk – August 11, 2006 at 10:00pm

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"How Radio Was Done" Part 12 (Solo): Still stuck on the 50s with Elvis, Elvis, Elvis. Lots of 50s radio interviews, rarely heard early live performances including many of his earliest TV appearances, lots of his less familiar songs, and 50s media reactions to this emergence of blatantly suggestive sexuality. "Rock & Roll is here … Continued


The History Of Funk

The History Of Funk – July 28, 2006 at 10:00pm

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"How Radio Was Done" Part 11 (Solo): The 50s continue with Alan Freed still in charge and presenting Rock & Roll live (some of the earliest rockers playing for live audiences in the 50s), whites cover the black hits, the end of the Tupperwear saga, Tom Corbit in space, the hydrogen bomb and celebrity civil … Continued


The History Of Funk

The History Of Funk – July 21, 2006 at 10:00pm

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"How Radio Was Done" Part 10 (Solo): Radio continues in the early 50s, including the rise of Rock & Roll with Alan Freed at the microphone, at live shows, and in Hollywood, Tupperwear is born, the Russians get the bomb, Doo Wop rules, as does advertising, and Receptacle Programming returns with a discussion with callers … Continued


The History Of Funk

The History Of Funk – July 14, 2006 at 10:00pm

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"How Radio Was Done" Part 9 (Solo): From the late ’40s into the early ’50s, we continue to cover developments of the time on the radio. Howard Hughes’ Spruce Goose "flight" is covered live in 1947, the Beats emerge to become beatniks, dope enters mainstream radio fiction, Lenny Bruce ties for first place on Arthur … Continued


The History Of Funk

The History Of Funk – July 7, 2006 at 10:00pm

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"How Radio Was Done" Part 8 (Another UFO). Still in the time frame of Part 7 (Late ’40s and early ’50s) we focus in depth on the birth of both the atomic age and the modern UFO phenomenon as they both appeared on radio of the time. As post war atomic bomb testing on Bikini … Continued