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Show 14 - Big Rock Candy Mountain: Rock 'n' roll in the late fifties. [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: Rick Nelson, Dick Clark, Bobby Darin, Leiber and Stoller, Phil Spector and others.
Date: unknown
Duration: 55 minutes 21 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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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
Duration: 54 minutes 36 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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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
Duration: 55 minutes 01 second
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Show 16 - The Soul Reformation: More on the evolution 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: Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye, Jackie Wilson, Diana Ross, Janis Joplin and others.
Date: unknown
Duration: 55 minutes 45 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Show 17 - The Soul Reformation: More on the evolution of rhythm and blues. [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: Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye, Jackie Wilson, Diana Ross, Janis Joplin and others.
Date: unknown
Duration: 54 minutes 46 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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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
Duration: 56 minutes 36 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Show 18 - Blowin' in the Wind: Pop discovers folk music. [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: Pete Seeger, Arlo Guthrie, Joan Baez, the Kingston Trio, Judy Collins and others.
Date: unknown
Duration: 56 minutes 08 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Show 19 - Blowin' in the Wind: Pop discovers folk music. [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: Pete Seeger, Arlo Guthrie, Joan Baez, the Kingston Trio, Judy Collins and others.
Date: unknown
Duration: 56 minutes 12 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Show 28 - The British Are Coming! The British Are Coming!: The U.S.A. is invaded by a wave of long-haired English rockers. [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 Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Animals and others.
Date: unknown
Duration: 55 minutes 31 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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