A weekly public affairs show about McKeesport and the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).
Guest: McKeesport native, musical historian and retired computer science professor Paul Roth. Topic: Music history of the McKeesport area in the postwar era. What were the dance bands? How did youngsters of the '40s and '50s learn about new music? Why did dance band music fade away? Where can people hear this music today?
Original air date: Sept. 19, 2018
Filetype: MP3 - Size: 27.29MB - Duration: 29:48 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)
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