Earth Angel - The Penguins

Transistor Days

Episode 1

Episode date - December 20, 2019

How Music Changed

    Welcome once again to American Hit Radio’s “How Music Changed” Series!

    This show represents a brand-new series which, by coincidence, just happens to pick up exactly where we left off with “Radio Days”.

    “Radio Days” (part 26 in our How Music Changed series) covered important aspects of AM radio from 1920 until the dawn of the rock and roll era in 1954. “Transistor Days” starts in 1955 and will carry us through the incredibly vibrant era of rock and roll’s first decade, and then some. Let’s have some fun!           

    Featured songs include:

    The Naughty Lady of Shady Lane – The Ames Brothers

    Earth Angel – The Penguins

    Earth Angel – The Crew Cuts

    Sincerely – The Moonglows

    Sincerely – The McGuire Sisters

    Melody of Love – The Four Aces

    The Ballad of Davy Crockett – Bill Hayes

    The Ballad of Davy Crockett – Tennessee Ernie Ford

    The Ballad of Davy Crockett – Fess Parker

     The Ballad of Davy Crockett – The Voices of Walter Schumann

    Pledging My Love – Johnny Ace

    Dance With Me, Henry – Georgia Gibbs

    Rock Around the Clock – Bill Haley and the Comets


    Channel 151 - Transistor Days