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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
Duration: 54 minutes 50 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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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
Duration: 57 minutes 28 seconds
Creator: Gilliland, John
Partner: UNT Music Library
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Show 15 - The Soul Reformation: More on the evolution 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: Ray Charles, Marvin Gaye, Jackie Wilson, Diana Ross, Janis Joplin and others.
Date: unknown
Duration: 56 minutes 29 seconds
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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[News Clip: Spinners]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: January 26, 1982, 5:00 p.m.
Duration: 2 minutes 15 seconds
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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