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Tramos

Description: Recording of Eduardo Bértola's Tramos for tape. The piece was made from two sound sources: radio broadcasts and direct recordings of popular events. These materials were structured by simple juxtaposition excluding the mixes and any kind of development of the original sound. It is therefor a purely horizontal structure in which we note the union of fragments of hard edge, perfectly delimited, similar to that used in some works of North American Pop Art. In this way, Bértola expresses his own po… more
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Date: 1975
Duration: 16 minutes 51 seconds
Creator: Bértola, Eduardo, 1939-1996
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Let's Hear From a Lady KUZU 92.9 poster]

Description: Poster advertising the radio show, Let's Hear From a Lady, live every Friday from 10-11 a.m. on KUZU 92.9, Denton, Texas. Black and white poster features informational text underneath a circular logo image of a silhouetted female figure with one fist raised and speaking into a megaphone. Text indicates that the show launched July 8. The radio show, hosted by DJ Emily White, aired on KUZU 92.9, Denton's low-power-FM community radio station.
Date: 2018
Partner: UNT Music Library
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EnBee Jamboree, June 14, 1947; labor dispute arbitration

Description: On side 1, Willis Conover hosts a program advertising the holdings of EnBee Record Sales, at 1016 7th St NW in Washington, D.C. The theme song is Stan Kenton's "Machito,"and other selections include Roy Milton's "Camille's Boogie"; Duke Ellington, "Minnehaha Part 2"; Reverend Utah Smith, "God's Mighty Hand;" and Herb Jeffries, "When I Write My Song." Side 2 contains a labor arbitration hearing between the Bakery and Confectionary Union Local 350 AFL, an employer (Mr. C), and a former employee (… more
Date: June 14, 1947
Duration: 27 minutes 36 seconds
Creator: Conover, Willis
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 #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 #9

Description: The ninth 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 1943, with discussion of wartime movies.
Date: 1972
Duration: 54 minutes 24 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles 1940s Program #8

Description: 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.
Date: 1972
Duration: 54 minutes 53 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Big Band Chronicles Cassette 1A

Description: Part A of the first cassette of a condensed version of John Gilliland’s 1940s Big Band Chronicles, originally produced in the early 1970s. This segment emphasizes the pre-war years through the early years of the Second World War, with musical excerpts and commentary from performers and other music industry figures. Excerpted selections include "The Last Time I Saw Paris," "I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas," "Don't Get Around Much Anymore," and "I'll Walk Alone."
Date: 1994
Duration: 44 minutes 42 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 #1

Description: The 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 introduces the first half of the 1940s, with discussion of wartime culture, celebrity participation in the war effort, and the Golden Age of Radio.
Date: 1972
Duration: 53 minutes 36 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 #2

Description: The 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 year 1940, with discussion of the "sweet" bands and the influence of Bing Crosby.
Date: 1972
Duration: 53 minutes
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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Big Band Chronicles Cassette 1B

Description: Part B of the first cassette of a condensed version of John Gilliland’s 1940s Big Band Chronicles, originally produced in the early 1970s. This segment emphasizes the pre-war years through the early years of the Second World War, with musical excerpts and commentary from performers and other music industry figures. Excerpted selections include "It's Always You," "Stardust," "Blues in the Night," and "Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree."
Date: 1994
Duration: 44 minutes 44 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles 1940s Program #7

Description: The seventh 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 the previous program's emphasis on the year 1942, with discussion of the songs of Johnny Mercer, Capitol Records, and mass migration connected to the war effort.
Date: 1972
Duration: 54 minutes 08 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles 1940s Program #10

Description: The tenth 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 1944, with continued discussion of wartime culture.
Date: 1972
Duration: 52 minutes 24 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #31 - Bobby Darin

Description: Recording of John Gilliland interviewing Bobby Darin in Beverly Hills, California for the Pop Chronicles radio program series. Due to problems with the original tape, the playback speed varies over the course of the interview.
Date: November 5, 1967
Duration: 29 minutes 08 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #182 - Pacific Jazz Festival, Part 1

Description: Live performance from the Pacific Coast Jazz Festival, held October 6-8, 1967. The performers include Big Mama Thornton and the Original Hound Dogs, and possibly T-Bone Walker, from October 8. While this recording does not include interviews, it was included in the broader interview collection.
Date: October 8, 1967
Duration: 24 minutes 44 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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