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Two Rivers, 30 Minutes for 3-17-2023


Topic: The musical legacy of Turtle Creek's The Vogues

Guest: Hugh Geyer of Elizabeth Twp., original lead tenor

How Topic Discussed: A new CD, "The Vogues: At Co & Ce, the Complete Recordings" collects songs that were recorded in Pittsburgh in the early 1960s by a group of Turtle Creek High School graduates known as The Vogues. What were their musical influences? What was growing up in Turtle Creek in the 1940s and '50s like? How did the four members of the group meet? When did they begin singing together? How did their first hit record get picked up by radio stations? What was life on the road like? Why did the group eventually begin to disband?



Filetype: MP3 - Size: 27.26MB - Duration: 29:46 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)


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