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Digging for records, 1953.

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Caption from LIFE. Pay in trade is taken by Margaret High, who works in music store, spends salary on records.

Students listening to records, ca. 1950s.  (Vassar College Archives)

Students relax with a newspaper and a portable record player, The album title is “Swan Lake,” and the glass object on the player is called an ashtray. Vassar’s residential halls.

Vinilos

The Context Effect- Music Walking through a store, such as a record/music store is more enjoyable and relatable when music is playing. This music will draw folks to a certain section (make them want happy music, mellow music, etc).

The guys and gals who worked behind the soda fountain close to my house in the used to know all the special touches to make your sunday, soda or malt 'just right!' One of my favs was a chocolate soda with a 'side-car' of vanilla bean ice cream

This would be a neat idea if you had a bunch of records by one singer/band. For example...a Dean Martin record book for all my Dean Martin albums..and then hang all the album covers on the wall.

This would be a neat idea if you had a bunch of records by one singer/band. For example.a Dean Martin record book for all my Dean Martin albums.and then hang all the album covers on the wall.

Watch a movie at the drive-in in an oldtimer.

Young couple snuggling behind the wheel of his convertible as they watch large screen action behind rows of cars at a drive-in movie theater in Los Angeles, CA. Photograph taken by J. Eyerman, I miss drive-ins

The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet

Ozzie Nelson, Harriet Nelson, David Nelson and Ricky Nelson pose for a portrait to publicize the release of their movie "Here Come The Nelsons" which was released in 1951

American Bandstand   "We're goin' hoppin' (Hop!)   We're goin' hopin' today   Where things are poppin'(Pop!)   The Philadelphia way We're goin' drop in (Drop!)  On all the music they play On the Bandstand.! "  "It has a good beat and it's easy to dance to"  Every teenager loved this show

RIP Dick Clark & American Bandstand - I watched this every Saturday morning

Switchboard Girls, C.1950’s.

Wonderful shot of vintage switchboard operators. My mother was a telephone operator in the forties and fifties.