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Pop Chronicles 1940s Program #13

Description: The thirteenth 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 is the first of Part II, which covers the conclusion of the Second World War through the end of the decade. It highlights musical theater, with particular attention to Irving Berlin's compositions in Annie, Get Your Gun.
Date: 197u
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Pop Chronicles 1940s Program #14

Description: The fourteenth 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 year 1945 after the end of the Second World War, with discussion of armed forces returning home, songwriters, and vocalists.
Date: 197u
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Pop Chronicles 1940s Program #15

Description: The fifteenth 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 1945 and 1946, with discussion of Bing Crosby and Hoagy Carmichael.
Date: 197u
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Pop Chronicles 1940s Program #16

Description: The sixteenth 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 year 1946.
Date: 197u
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Pop Chronicles 1940s Program #17

Description: The seventeenth 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 1946 and 1947, with discussion of the beginnings of the Cold War, and the prevalence of nostalgia in popular culture.
Date: 197u
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Pop Chronicles 1940s Program #18

Description: The eighteenth 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 music of Irving Berlin, and includes an extensive discussion of Al Jolson's comeback.
Date: 197u
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Pop Chronicles 1940s Program #19

Description: The nineteenth 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 year 1947, with discussion of the challenges that contributed to the decline of the big bands.
Date: 197u
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Pop Chronicles 1940s Program #20

Description: The twentieth 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 1947 and 1948, with discussion of Disney movies and their songs, nostalgia, and the American Federation of Musicians (AFM) recording ban of 1948.
Date: 197u
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Pop Chronicles 1940s Program #21

Description: The twenty-first 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 year 1948, with discussion of the impact of the AFM recording ban, and the music of Judy Garland.
Date: 197u
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Pop Chronicles 1940s Program #22

Description: The twenty-second 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 1948 and 1949, with discussion of politics, travel-related songs, and the end of the AFM recording ban.
Date: 197u
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Pop Chronicles 1940s Program #23

Description: The twenty-third 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 end of the decade, with discussion of Spike Jones, antecedents of rock 'n' roll, country music and its popularity, overdubbing, and Broadway.
Date: 197u
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Pop Chronicles 1940s Program #24

Description: The twenty-fourth and final 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 1948 and 1949, with discussion of the musicals Kiss Me Kate and South Pacific.
Date: 197u
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Show 1 - Play A Simple Melody: American pop music in the early fifties. [Part 1]

Description: 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: Mitch Miller, Johnnie Ray, Kay Starr, Pete Seeger, Stan Freberg, George Harrison and others.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Show 2 - Play A Simple Melody: American pop music in the early fifties. [Part 2]

Description: 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: Mitch Miller, Johnnie Ray, Kay Starr, Pete Seeger, Stan Freberg, George Harrison and others.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Show 3 - The Tribal Drum: The rise of rhythm and blues. [Part 1]

Description: 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: B. B. King, Bo Diddley, Ray Charles, Smokey Robinson, Howlin' Wolf, Jimmy Reed, Lou Rawls and others.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Show 4 - The Tribal Drum: The rise of rhythm and blues. [Part 2]

Description: 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: B. B. King, Bo Diddley, Ray Charles, Smokey Robinson, Howlin' Wolf, Jimmy Reed, Lou Rawls and others.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Show 5 - Hail, Hail, Rock 'n' Roll: The rock revolution gets underway. [Part 1]

Description: 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: Little Richard, Fats Domino, Buck Ram, Frank Zappa and others.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Show 6 - Hail, Hail, Rock 'n' Roll: The rock revolution gets underway. [Part 2]

Description: 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: Little Richard, Fats Domino, Buck Ram, Frank Zappa and others.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Show 7 - The All American Boy: Enter Elvis and the rock-a-billies. [Part 1]

Description: 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: Elvis, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, The Everly Brothers and others.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Show 8 - The All American Boy: Enter Elvis and the rock-a-billies. [Part 2]

Description: 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: Elvis, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, The Everly Brothers and others.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Show 9 - Tennessee Firebird: American country music before and after Elvis. [Part 1]

Description: 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: Chet Atkins, Ernie Ford, Merle Travis, Marty Robbins, Roger Miller, Hank Williams Jr. and others.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Show 10 - Tennessee Firebird: American country music before and after Elvis. [Part 2]

Description: 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: Chet Atkins, Ernie Ford, Merle Travis, Marty Robbins, Roger Miller, Hank Williams Jr. and others.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library

Show 11 - Tennessee Firebird. [Part 3], Big Rock Candy Mountain. [Part 1]

Description: 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 Clarck, Bobby Darin, Leiber and Stoller, Phil Spector and others.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library