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Musical Diary of a Baby Boomer


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Nostalgic music for the baby boomers plus music appreciated by those born during the period who grew up during the time frame. Hear doo wop, classic rock and roll, R and B, Country and Western, Motown, Smooth Jazz and more.

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Ken Hopkins reaches back to a golden musical period for boomers. A lot of the songs we were grooving to have become classics. Elvis, Floyd Cramer,Johnny Horton, Connie Francis, Ray Charles, Fats Domino, Jerry Butler, Jackie Wilson... more

Ken Hopkins presents three hours of great country tunes featuring many of the great classic acts such as Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Sonny James, Marty Robbins, The Statler Brothers, Alabama, Oak Ridge Boys, Dolly... more

Ken Hopkins brings another three hours of great Country and Western hits of the 60s and 70s. A lot of the big hits appeared on top 40 charts across the USA and the world. Giants of C&W like Johnny Cash, Sonny James, George Jones,... more

This week Ken Hopkins turns back the musical clock to late November, 1972. We were able to see more clearly then after a summer breeze experiencing evenings in lightly-colored satin traveling down a highway in Ventura where it... more

A Delightful three hours of music that went a long way in the evolution of the music we grew up to in the 50s and 60s. We started this lat week and have some great Doo Wop "lefftoevers:. Ken Hopkins will play the artists who put the... more

A Delightful three hours of music that went a long way in the evolution of the music we grew up to in the 50s and 60s. Ken Hopkins will the groups who put the Bomp in the Bomp, The Bop in the sh-bop, the Ram in the Ram A Lang Dig... more

Ken Hopkins takes a musical retro-visit to November 1963. Donna, the Prima Donna gets Busted wearing Deep Purple at the Sugar Shack at Washington Square. Maria Elena wearing Blue Velvet says "It's Alright and I Can't Stay Mad... more

It's that time of the year to mash monsters, dine with Drac, explore a haunted house, bust apparitions, hear superstitions, look for devil disguises and deal with witchy women, the reaper and trying to decide which doctor to see about the... more

The Class of '65 members were stepping out into the world. Jobs, college, service to our country and maybe marriage were on their minds while the class of 66 was diving into the books for their senior year. Baby Boomers of all... more

This week Ken honors the music of October, 1962. That Ramblin' Rose, Sherry, consumed some Green Onions and found herself All Alone(Am I). She later discovered she need some Patches for her Venusian Blue Jeans so she... more