I always like when this prompt comes up, because invariably I’ve found more channels to hype. This time Kat wants six. Here they are.
Yet another nostalgia channel, the difference being he actually takes the time to tell you how old he was at the times he’s remembering. He’s another big old TV commercials guy, such as his most recent post, “Stores No More: Commercials for Circuit City, Blockbuster, Record Bar, Montgomery Ward, etc.”
I do a lot of music here at The Sound of One Hand Typing, much of it from before the current era, and MusicProf78 is my source for a lot of the music I feature here. He has recordings going back as far as the 1930’s, and I’ll bet even further back than that, from practically any genre of popular music. Here’s Faron Young with “Hello Walls,” from 1961.
MicroJow collects commercial breaks and sign-ons and sign-offs from 1980’s and earlier television. Here’s a good one, from KABC-TV in Los Angeles, “KABC-TV Channel 7 Los Angeles CA/The Saturday Night Movie Closing/Editorial/Sign Off News.” The date is October 12, 1976.
I can’t say enough about this young lady. She’s twelve years old and sings a lot of standards and old jazz tunes in a mature and lush voice. Here she is singing the Henry Mancini-Johnny Mercer standard “Moon River,” in honor of what would be my dad’s 86th birthday. (Angelina is one of the contestants in today’s Battle of the Bands, by the way.)
This woman just knocks me out with her guitar playing. Here’s her latest video, “stratovibez,” no doubt celebrating her getting a new Stratocaster.
Here’s that guy you don’t want to leave unsupervised. He delights in putting products to the test and asking “what would happen if I…?” For example, “what would happen if I drop two pounds of dry ice into a sinkful of hot water?” He has another channel under his real name, Taras Kul.
So, that’s it for now. I hope you enjoy these channels. Do you have any favorites?