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Segarini: When Radio and Records Ruled the World Part 7 ā€“ The Invasion Beginsā€¦

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 15, 2012 by segarini

Part 6 can be found here

Cruising the AM dial was extremely rewarding in the early ā€˜60ā€™s, there was so much music to be had. Not only the songs you tuned in to hear, but radio stations added a dozen or so new tracks every week, and told you about them and the artists, plus most had a record race or voice your choice program that aired around 5 pm weekdays, after school was finished and American Bandstand was over. Just about everybody listened, discussing which new songs you liked, or what you voted for.

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