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How Radio Was Done Part 44

July 26, 2007
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1972, post election, finds the Credibility Gaps Nixon brooding about his future in a dream, the Firesign Theatre returns for a post election conversation on why Papoon lost, and the Vietnam War continues on radios in the field and in broadcast studios. Newly emerging music from Alice Cooper, David Bowie, and Roxy Music among others, and DJs from the year.

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How Radio Was Done Part 43

July 19, 2007
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1972 was an election year and real /”Vote 72/” radio PSAs accompany a rare Firesign Theatre LP (made for radio distribution only) of a pre-election conversation concerning their /”Not Insane/” candidate, Papoon. Then more comedy from the Credibility Gap about Senator Kennedys Chappaquiddick crash, several station parody productions on radio history and future radio, and more DJs and music from 72.

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How Radio Was Done Part 42

July 12, 2007
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1971 continues with the Credibility Gaps /”Tricias Honeymoon,/” then Iggy Pop and Alice Cooper, Monty Python, a tribute to the deaths of Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and Jim Morrison, and another tribute to James Brown and the emergence of Funk and Funkadelic.
Also stations, music, and DJs from 71 throughout.

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How Radio Was Done Part 41

July 5, 2007
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This unscheduled edition of OTE begins1971 with the Firesign Theatres ‘71 /”Bozos/” album which is played throughout, along with a statement by Eldridge Cleaver from Algeria on the Black Panther /”bust/” of Timothy Leary and his wife, Rosemary, who were hiding out in Algeria with the Panthers after Leary escaped prison in the U.S. Also black and white incompatibility as displayed in an extended remix of The Last Poets. We continue with more war in Vietnam, songs, news, and DJs of the day and changing stations all over 1971.

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