[78-L] name that Era

Thomas Brown stacksofmags at aol.com
Fri Apr 25 05:01:40 PDT 2014

Well, since I ADORE that era, I don't have to ask why....



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No one in this world, so far as I know...has ever lost money by underestimating 
the intelligence of the great masses of the plain people.
H.L. Mencken, "Notes on Journalism", Chicago Tribune , September 19, 1926 DJD
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Ah, the Interlude Period, as in a temporary break in the action. That does kinda 
fit the Doggie In the Window / Mama Will Bark Era. It just doesn't seem to 
measure up to the intensity of the big band years or the rockabilly years in 
terms of exciting music. Some stuff, sure, but decidedly bland by comparison 
with that which surrounded it.The armchair social historian in me wants to find 
an explanation for all that by looking st the folks who had just survived a 
horrific war and found great comfort in the peacefulness of Dinah Shore records 
and the escapist humor of Spike Jones. Has there ever been another act that came 
close to the zany sounds of Spike? Ever? And for ten years America loved that 
stuff. Gotta ask - why?Sent from my iPod - which explainz any bad typjngOn Apr 
24, 2014, at 7:40 AM, Thomas Brown  wrote:> I like this one....>>> 
http://home.earthlink.net/~jaymar41/InterludeTP.html>>>> -----Original 
Message-----> From: Rodger J. Holtin > To: 78-List <78-L at klickitat.7
 8online.com>> Sent: Thu, Apr 24, 2014 12:29 am> Subject: [78-L] name that 
Era>>> My last post cited the "Big Band era" and that is usually given > 
definition> by Reader's Digest and Time-Life as 1936-1945. Close enough.>> Is 
there a commonly accepted term to describe the singers hay day > which> followed 
the bands and before the so-called Rock N Roll era of the > Bill> Haley - Elvis 
- Beatles years?? Is the Rock n Roll era over, or is > the> fact that the Fab 
Four still gets airplay mean we're still in it?>> -- > Rodger> For Best Results 
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