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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: 197X
Duration: 50 minutes 43 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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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: 197X
Duration: 50 minutes 46 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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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: 197X
Duration: 50 minutes 23 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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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: 197X
Duration: 50 minutes 22 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Big Band Chronicles Cassette 4B

Description: Part B of the fourth cassette of a condensed version of John Gilliland’s 1940s Big Band Chronicles, originally produced in the early 1970s. This segment emphasizes the late 1940s, with musical excerpts and commentary from performers and other music industry figures. Excerpted selections include "I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm," "Ghost Riders in the Sky," the Spike Jones Orchestra's rendition of "My Old Flame," and "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye."
Date: 1994
Duration: 41 minutes 52 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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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: 197X
Duration: 50 minutes 28 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Big Band Chronicles Cassette 4A

Description: Part A of the fourth cassette of a condensed version of John Gilliland’s 1940s Big Band Chronicles, originally produced in the early 1970s. This segment emphasizes the late 1940s, with musical excerpts and commentary from performers and other music industry figures. Excerpted selections include "Open the Door, Richard," "But Beautiful," "Nature Boy," and "My Happiness."
Date: 1994
Duration: 44 minutes 43 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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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: 197X
Duration: 50 minutes 36 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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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: 197X
Duration: 51 minutes 15 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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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: 197X
Duration: 51 minutes 59 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Big Band Chronicles Cassette 3B

Description: Part B of the third cassette of a condensed version of John Gilliland’s 1940s Big Band Chronicles, originally produced in the early 1970s. This segment emphasizes the years immediately following the Second World War, with musical excerpts and commentary from performers and other music industry figures. Excerpted selections include "Rumors Are Flying," "Sioux City Sue," "That's My Desire," and "Puttin' on the Ritz."
Date: 1994
Duration: 43 minutes 24 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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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: 197X
Duration: 50 minutes 57 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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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: 197X
Duration: 50 minutes 37 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #2 - Patty Andrews, part 2

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Patty Andrews of the Andrews Sisters for the Pop Chronicles radio program series. The interview occurred either March 13 or September 13, 1971. A rehearsal is audible in the background. This segment is part 2 of 2.
Date: 1971
Duration: 18 minutes 27 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #1 - Patty Andrews, part 1

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Patty Andrews of the Andrews Sisters for the Pop Chronicles radio program series. The interview occurred either March 13 or September 13, 1971. A rehearsal is audible in the background. This segment is part 1 of 2.
Date: 1971
Duration: 32 minutes 25 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Big Band Chronicles Cassette 2A

Description: Part A of the second cassette of a condensed version of John Gilliland’s 1940s Big Band Chronicles, originally produced in the early 1970s. This segment emphasizes the time of the Second World War, with musical excerpts and commentary from performers and other music industry figures. Excerpted selections include "Skylark," "All or Nothing At All," "Pistol Packin' Mama," and "Don't Get Around Much Anymore."
Date: 1994
Duration: 44 minutes 33 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles 1940s Program #3

Description: The 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 continues to highlight songs from 1940 (and slightly before and after), with discussion of vocalists, and the impending war.
Date: 1972
Duration: 53 minutes 05 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Big Band Chronicles Cassette 2B

Description: Part B of the second cassette of a condensed version of John Gilliland’s 1940s Big Band Chronicles, originally produced in the early 1970s. This segment emphasizes the time of the Second World War, with musical excerpts and commentary from performers and other music industry figures. Excerpted selections include "Poinciana," "You Always Hurt the One You Love," "The St. Louis Blues March," and "There, I've Said It Again."
Date: 1994
Duration: 39 minutes 11 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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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
Duration: 51 minutes 27 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles 1940s Program #4

Description: The fourth 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 1941, with discussion of the ASCAP boycott and BMI, and the Second World War.
Date: 1972
Duration: 54 minutes 01 second
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles 1940s Program #11

Description: The eleventh 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 time frame around 1944, with discussion of Hollywood's output during the war.
Date: 1972
Duration: 55 minutes 02 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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