Pop Chronicles 1940s Program #8

One of 24 recordings in the series: Pop Chronicles 1940s available on this site.

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The eighth program in John Gilliland’s 24-program series on popular music and culture in the 1940s, produced following the success of his extensive Pop Chronicles series on the 1950s and 1960s. This program highlights the years 1942 and 1943, with discussion of Frank Sinatra, and the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Oklahoma.

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1 recording (54 min., 51 sec.)

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Gilliland, John 1972.

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The eighth program in John Gilliland’s 24-program series on popular music and culture in the 1940s, produced following the success of his extensive Pop Chronicles series on the 1950s and 1960s. This program highlights the years 1942 and 1943, with discussion of Frank Sinatra, and the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Oklahoma.

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1 recording (54 min., 51 sec.)

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John Gilliland's Pop Chronicles

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, California. 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.

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  • 1972

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  • March 23, 2020, 8:18 p.m.

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  • March 27, 2020, 1:31 p.m.

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Gilliland, John. Pop Chronicles 1940s Program #8, audio recording, 1972; San Francisco. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1633217/: accessed July 9, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.