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Check your stylus: George Hamilton IV, "A Rose and a Baby Ruth" (1956)

(Above: The sort of thing you find in my house.)

Now that my dissertation on 1960s radio and race is completed, I finally get to read things that I… 896 more words


SIDEWALKS OF NEW YORK (and a little history)

East Side, West Side, all around the town
The kids sang “ring around rosie”, “London Bridge is falling down”

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78Man Podcast No. 8

The Eighth 78Man presents podcast focuses on the two George Formbys. It is available on iTunes Here or Souncloud Here .

George Formby senior was born James Lawler Booth on 4 October 1875 in Ashton-Under Lyne, Lancashire. 1,181 more words


78Man Presents Charles Penrose

Charles Penrose is remembered today as the singer of “The Laughing Policeman” but he made many other recordings under a variety of names over a long period. 278 more words


78Man Podcast No. 7

The seventh 78Man presents podcast features comic monologues and sketches recorded between 1915 and 1945. It can be found on Soundcloud HERE and on iTunes… 662 more words

78Man Presents Leslie Sarony

78Man Presents Leslie Sarony is a new compilation album featuring the under-rated singer from the ’20s and ’30s, and is available on Itunes here , … 163 more words


78Man Favourites Volume 1

78Man Favourites Vol. 1 is an album of 20 remastered and restored 78s. It can be heard on Spotify HERE or can be downloaded at various download sites, including… 227 more words