New this week in ’69: July 26

(Above: John R. Cash.) July 26, 1969 It's two days after the Apollo 11 astronauts splashed down safely after eight days in space. They spend some time in quarantine - so we don't get "moon cooties" from them, I assume - and scientists get to work studying the rock samples they've brought back and also … Continue reading New this week in ’69: July 26

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Who Did It First? The Easybeats, “Good Times” (1968)

(Above: Add this to your list of all-time "side one, track ones.") Very early in my college radio career - like on my first show - I had a habit of keeping some songs close by so as to sneak them in if time allowed. They fell under "personal preference;" the show was mostly for … Continue reading Who Did It First? The Easybeats, “Good Times” (1968)