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An audio documentary of 70s music. This podcast examines the intersection of a wide variety of musical genres -- pop, rock, country, country-pop, disco, punk, soul -- with the historic events and decisions that helped shape our modern world.

An audio documentary of 70s music. This podcast examines the intersection of a wide variety of musical genres -- pop, rock, country, country-pop, disco, punk, soul -- with the historic events and decisions that helped shape our modern world.
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United States

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An audio documentary of 70s music. This podcast examines the intersection of a wide variety of musical genres -- pop, rock, country, country-pop, disco, punk, soul -- with the historic events and decisions that helped shape our modern world.

Language:

English

Contact:

6027419865


Episodes

03 - Bittersweet Home Alabama

1/13/2019
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70s southern rock tapped into a desire for nostalgia, rebellion, and reclaiming the South as a distinct region. But what about that Confederate flag?

Duration:00:44:23

Ep. 2: Countryish Music of the 1970s

11/20/2018
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Country radio has created the country music sound it has wanted since Elvis and rock and roll began to lure away its customers. This was not pleasing to country music purists in the 1970s. Amy discusses why more people began to listen to countryish music in the 70s and why it became difficult to distinguish country from other pop music. She also offers an analysis of two of Glen Campbell's biggest hits of the 70s, "Country Boy" and "Rhinestone Cowboy."

Duration:00:26:40

Ep. 1: Disco Doesn't Suck

10/17/2018
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Disco and the 70s had a love-hate relationship. Why? Who loved it, who hated it, and what did Stonewall and the beginning of the gay rights movement have to do with any of this?

Duration:00:27:46