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You have no clue my young friend.

It was the explosion of accessible High Fidelity, buddy. Transistors! FM radio, longplaying record albums, hi-fi stereo tape in the car!

Even forgetting about the changes in music itself, If you were an audio junkie like me it was a very exciting time.

The explosion of high powered amplifiers was a big deal too. I fixed a lot of TVs and radios in the 60s, and set up many sound systems.

The highlight for me was about 1971 when I got to wire up the sound system for the county fair demolition derby.

It was part of the tractor pull, which I had no interest in. Wonder of wonders, my girlfriend’s father was running the thing, and he got me to be the tech inspector.

That’s when they found out that I was the only one that knew how to set up the sound system.
 

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You have no clue my young friend...
I guess my joke didn't come through
between 1959 and 1966 all the squares turned round
I was taking your comment about the record's graphics (which I adore, by the way) and extending it to a sort of social commentary on the era

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Squares
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... turned round
 
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You have no clue my young friend.

It was the explosion of accessible High Fidelity, buddy. Transistors! FM radio, longplaying record albums, hi-fi stereo tape in the car!

Even forgetting about the changes in music itself, If you were an audio junkie like me it was a very exciting time.

The explosion of high powered amplifiers was a big deal too. I fixed a lot of TVs and radios in the 60s, and set up many sound systems.

The highlight for me was about 1971 when I got to wire up the sound system for the county fair demolition derby.

It was part of the tractor pull, which I had no interest in. Wonder of wonders, my girlfriend’s father was running the thing, and he got me to be the tech inspector.

That’s when they found out that I was the only one that knew how to set up the sound system.
I have a '63 1/2 Ford Galaxie that has a quadraphonic amplifier behind the backseat and I can see where the optional phonograph used to be installed under the dash. A real rocking machine in '63!

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This morning’s wake up call:
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This album was recorded in three channels and mixed down to stereo. I cannot find a date on it anywhere but my mom bought this 50 years ago and it was used then. I’m guessing this was produced right around 1960.
 

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