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Show 22 - Smack Dab in the Middle on Route 66: A skinny dip in the easy listening mainstream. [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: Frank Sinatra, Nat Cole, Johnny Mathis, Nelson Riddle and others.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gilliland, John

Show 21 - Forty Miles of Bad Road: Some of the best from rock 'n' roll's dark ages. [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: the Beach Boys, Four Seasons, Simon and Garfunkel, Trini Lopez, Bobby Vee and others.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gilliland, John

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Show 36 - The Rubberization of Soul: The great pop music renaissance. [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: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Mick Jagger, John Sebastian, John Philips, Paul Simon and others.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gilliland, John

Show 41 - The Acid Test: Psychedelics and a sub-culture emerge in San Francisco. [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: Janis Joplin, Grace Slick, Paul Kantner, Ralph Gleason, and others.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gilliland, John

Show 44 - Revolt of the Fat Angel: Some samples of the Los Angeles sound. [Part 4]

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: the Doors, Monkees, Buffalo Springfield, Mothers of Invention and more.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gilliland, John

Show 42 - The Acid Test: Psychedelics and a sub-culture emerge in San Francisco. [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: Janis Joplin, Grace Slick, Paul Kantner, Ralph Gleason, and others.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gilliland, John

Show 39 - The Rubberization of Soul: The great pop music renaissance. [Part 5]

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: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Mick Jagger, John Sebastian, John Phillips, Paul Simon and others.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gilliland, John

Show 35 - The Rubberization of Soul: The great pop music renaissance. [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: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Mick Jagger, John Sebastian, John Phillips, Paul Simon and others.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gilliland, John

Show 40 - Ballad in Plain D: Bob Dylan. [1966]

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: Janis Joplin, Grace Slick, Paul Kantner, Ralph Gleason, and others.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gilliland, John

Show 37 - The Rubberization of Soul: The great pop music renaissance. [Part 3]

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: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Mick Jagger, John Sebastian, John Phillips, Paul Simon and others.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gilliland, John

Show 34 - Revolt of the Fat Angel: American musicians respond to the British invaders. [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: the Byrds, Lovin' Spoonful, Mamas and Papas and others.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gilliland, John

Show 32 - Ballad in Plain D: An introduction to the Bob Dylan era. [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: Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger, Judy Collins, John Phillips, Arlo Guthrie, Phil Ochs and others.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gilliland, John

Show 38 - The Rubberization of Soul: The great pop music renaissance. [Part 4]

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: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Mick Jagger, John Sebastian, John Phillips, Paul Simon and others.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gilliland, John

Show 43 - Revolt of the Fat Angel: Some samples of the Los Angeles sound. [Part 3]

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: the Doors, Monkees, Buffalo Springfield, Mothers of Invention and more.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gilliland, John

Show 33 - Revolt of the Fat Angel: American musicians respond to the British invaders. [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: the Byrds, Lovin' Spoonful, Mamas and Papas and others.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gilliland, John

Show 51 - The Soul Reformation: Phase three, soul music at the summit. [Part 7]

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: James Brown, the Temptations, Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin and others.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gilliland, John