Show 12 - Big Rock Candy Mountain: Rock 'n' roll in the late fifties. [Part 2]

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Conceptualized in 1967 after attending the Monterey International Pop Music Festival, John Gilliland’s “The Pop Chronicles” traces the history of popular music from the 1950’s through the 1960’s. Mr. Gilliland wrote, narrated and produced these 55 hours of broadcasting first airing at KRLA Pasadena, CA. in February 1969. The pop music history is told by an interleaving of Mr. Gilliland’s narration, music, and comments from the interviews of the people directly involved in the music scene of the day. The guests are: Rick Nelson, Dick Clark, Bobby Darin, Leiber and Stoller, Phil Spector and others.

Creator(s): Gilliland, John
Creation Date: Unknown
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UNT Music Library
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John Gilliland's Pop Chronicles
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Conceptualized in 1967 after attending the Monterey International Pop Music Festival, John Gilliland’s “The Pop Chronicles” traces the history of popular music from the 1950’s through the 1960’s. Mr. Gilliland wrote, narrated and produced these 55 hours of broadcasting first airing at KRLA Pasadena, CA. in February 1969. The pop music history is told by an interleaving of Mr. Gilliland’s narration, music, and comments from the interviews of the people directly involved in the music scene of the day. The guests are: Rick Nelson, Dick Clark, Bobby Darin, Leiber and Stoller, Phil Spector and others.

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1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.

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Keyword(s): rock music | late 1950s
Series Title: The Pop Chronicles (John Gilliland Collection)
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UNT Music Library
Collection:
John Gilliland's Pop Chronicles
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  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc19761
Resource Type: Sound
Format: Audio
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