1:32:24 – Welcome to Tape Land! On each episode, I will be presenting the audio of a cassette tape from my collection. It’s a way to help motivate me to digitize more of my archives.

I got my own tape recorder for my tenth birthday in 1977. I recorded a set of tapes, labeled them T-1, T-2, etc. This is T-5.

At the very end of the tape, I give the date, Monday, November 20, 1978. But back then, I would dub over parts of the tape later for various reasons. For example, the “Sneak Previews” I taped off TV is from 1982.

I released a short edited version of this tape in Bluffcosm many years ago, as “T5”.

Notes: Playing a record on my grandparent’s Edison Phonograph (“On Yonder Rock Reclining, Fra Diavolo, Auber, Soprano and Tenor Orchestra Accompaniment”) – with a brief conversation overdubbed in the middle, brief clip of a Star Wars record, Frank introduces “The Danse Macabre”, more of the Star Wars record, Frank skits (Miss Checkerboard’s Story, Guest Star: Beethhoven), Micronauts TV commercial, public library PSA, Hanna–Barbera’s World of Super Adventure, The Impossibles – with Frank’s scavanger hunt clue in the middle, The Frank Nora Show, Mellie and Doodoohoe, Frankenstein Jr., The Impossibles, Battle of the Planets, TI-99/4A data, Sneak Previews with Siskel & Ebert (The Secret of NIMH/The Devil’s Playground/Gregory’s Girl/Tron), Space Academy (“The Rocks of Janus”), Gilligan’s Island (“The Kidnapper”), Frank’s Gilligan’s Island annoucement, Frank introduces “The World of Music Boxes”, Frank talks about the other tapes.

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32:26 – Music and audio letters and public domain movie clips… that’s the Compendium way!

They’re On The Moon Right Now (Fortyone, Attribution NC)
Novia nueva (Granjaescuela, Attribution NC ND 3.0)
When You… (Daizy, Attribution NC SA 3.0)
Piano Dude In The Lobby (Hal McGee, Attribution NC SA 3.0)
Your Way (Scrap Heap, public domain)
ErwinRoots Cassettes – 1980-09-18bellevue (part 1) (Jim Carlson, public domain)
Gulliver’s Travels (1939 animated film – excerpt) (public domain)
In The Year 2889 (1967 sci-fi film – excerpt) (public domain)
Under California Stars (1948 Western film – excerpt) (public domain)
Lucille Ball and George Burns Standup Comedy Clip (from YouTube)

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3:20:43 – Frank in NJ and NYC, plus the Other Side. Topics include: Dirty Pair – Affair of Nolandia (1985), Japanimation club, psychic kids, The Ladd Company T-shirt from Japan, Q-Tip, transit hell, The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby (1965), pop culture, true crime, podcasting, addictive videos, cockatoos and capybaras, Ambient 1: A Brief History of Ambient (1993), Killing Joke – Requiem (1980), weird old variety, conspiracy theory history, altered trends, avocado roll, holographic universe, grandfather clock synchronicity, Generation X, Radburn, shoes and socks, Ocean Queen Rockstar, mysterious marinara, Penn Station, credit card receipts, Secaucus Junction, sesame sticks, Repo Man, Marys on the channel, The Mini Car Show, Further Out Of The Den, Infiltrate 202 by Altern 8 (1991), watch your bass bins, I’m tellin’ ya, and much more… plus the Other Side (at 2:40:14)… Turkish Samba by Tevellus [Jamendo, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0], Entrance of the Gladiators (Julius Fucik) by Bensenville Municipal Band [Archive.org, CC BY 3.0 US], Bridging the Gaps by Derek Nigell [Archive.org, CC BY-SA 4.0], California Gothic by Hella Vader [Archive.org, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], WFLD Channel 32 – Super Cartoon Sunrise (Opening, 1984) [FuzzyMemories.TV], Some Ancient HBO Graphics and Previews – from 1977!!! [YouTube], Richard Nixon ”Checkers” Speech (9/23/52) (excerpt) [Archive.org], 1987 Walt Disney World Information Channel (part 1 of 2) [YouTube], OUTPOST ODYSSEY PINBALL (1995) [archive.org], Vibe Out by Ellis Breen [Archive.org, CC BY-NC-ND 2.5], WTTW Channel 11 – Image Union – “Viewer Discretion Advised” (1982) [FuzzyMemories.TV], WJPC The New 95 AM – “Win a Superstar Supercar” (Commercial, 1982) [FuzzyMemories.TV], AngloZulu by Kevin MacLeod [incompetech.com, CC BY 3.0], WFLD Channel 32 – Newstalk with Wanda Wells – “Psychology and the Vote” (Part 1, 1984) (excerpt) [FuzzyMemories.TV], To You by Black Math [FreeMusicArchive, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], Godzilla vs. The Good, The Bad & The Ninja Turtles in Outer Space (They Be Fightin’) by Partners In Wonder [collection].

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43:17 – Dr. Kildare & Red Ryder, Richard Chamberlain, Leonard Nimoy, William Shatner, Ben Casey, Marcus Welby, Frederick Schiller Faust, Max Brand, Friedrich Schiller, Goethe’s Faust, Western Story Magazine, Destry Rides Again, Jean Shepherd, Red Ryder BB guns, Sky King & Penny, Songbird & other Cessnas, Red Ryder & Little Beaver, Reed Hadley & Tommy Cook, Robert Blake, Little Rascals, Baretta, In Cold Blood, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Dr. Joseph Bell, Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Leonard Gillespie, Lew Ayres, Argosy & Cosmopolitan, Helen Gurley Brown, Barbara Stanwyck, Joel McCrea, Lionel Barrymore, Laraine Day, Mary Lamont, Molly Byrd, Nosy Parker, Dr. Carew, Conover, Ironside, Raymond Massey, Capt. Kirk & Yeoman Rand, All Quiet on the Western Front, Van Johnson, Keye Luke, Charlie Chan, Kung Fu, Master Po, guest stars, Red Skelton, Donna Reed, It’s a Wonderful Life, Mr. Potter, Ebenezer Scrooge, cameos by Laverne the cat & Sally the switchboard operator (Marie Blake AKA Blossom Rock).

Music and Musings from Dave in Kentucky.

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30:14 – “There’s a crack in your story.”

Ring Them Bells (Stef Lee/A Tiny Window, Attribution NC SA 4.0 International)
Late 1960s/early 1970s Teenage Girl Groupie Doesn’t Want To Go Home (from YouTube)
Trenton Central High School Short Play Rehearsals (from YouTube)
Siskel & Ebert Ed Wood Review (from YouTube)
Theory of Colour (Poodleplay Arkestra, Attribution NC ND 3.0)
Seal Hunt (from Hometownville #05: New People) (Onsug)
(I Get The) Craziest Feeling (Edith Frost, Attribution NC)

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29:49 – More happy-time Compendium fun.

Old 1980s UK TV Ads (from YouTube)
Ray Davies Interview – Sleepwalker (3/8/77) (from YouTube)
Time Travel – Caustic Soda S06E43 (excerpt) (Caustic Soda, Attribution-NC SA 3.0)
Mickey Mouse’s First Words (1929) (from YouTube)
Southern Shout (Dixieland Jug Blowers, 1927)
Branle a Six – France (Express 45 E, public domain)
What High School Kids Were Like in the 1950s (from YouTube)

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3:26:18 – Chad Bowers!! Dave in Kentucky!! Doc Sleaze!! Frank Edward Nora!! A superb, multifaceted Overnightscape Central that will amuse and inform!! PQ Ribber is your host!!

 

Next: Lighter Fare

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2:55:00 – Frank in NJ and NYC, plus the Other Side. Topics include: Six-hour vacation, wanderlust, F train closed, pickled plum riceballs, Roosevelt Island Tram, World Cup, Altern 8, Ghost, Suntory Kuro, NYC Ferry, yoga, Corian, depressing concourse music, The Boomsday Project, poem, ferryboat names, Pier 11, Pier 17, South Street Seaport, Fulton Street, amassing, tea, World Trade Center, burrito difficulties, Hoboken, fox in swamp, Tape Land, a closer look at the Onsug Radio archive, and much more… plus the Other Side (at 2:14:37)… It Happens All The Time by Paul Lisak & After The Ice [Jamendo, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0], Repo Man TV Version – Buzz Aldrin [collection], Rockland County by Copper Man [collection], Jocks (1986) (Trailer) [YouTube], Illinois Tool Works 3 – Jean Shepherd [collection], Fly To China by Phonophobia 70 [Jamendo, CC BY-NC-SA 3.0], Private School (1983) [YouTube], Retro/Futuristic Idents [YouTube], Ginchy by The Surfside IV [Archive.org, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], Death Sport Trailer 1978 [YouTube], The Bluffcosm 5-Minute Vacation From Sanity #5 (excerpt) [Onsug, CC BY-NC-ND 3.0], The Host (Lampé Remix) by Alic [Archive.org, CC BY-NC-ND 4.0], THE SEX KILLER trailer [Archive.org, public domain], Investigation by The Pharaos [Archive.org, public domain].

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1:30:12 – The yearly trip to Wisconsin (at least part of it). Recorded 6/30/18 through 7/6/18. RFS 192.

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1:42:36 – Welcome to Tape Land! On each episode, I will be presenting the audio of a cassette tape from my collection. It’s a way to help motivate me to digitize more of my archives.

I had completely forgotten about this tape! It’s the first tape I made with my new tape recorder, at the start of my first Internet radio project, Bluffcosm. It mostly consists of ambient audio of NYC – including walking through the original World Trade Center and playing video games at some now long-lost Times Square arcades!

Notes: Wednesday, March 15, 2000, 6:55 PM, Park Row, NYC, just got a new tape recorder, officially kicking off the “Age of Bluffcosm”, ambient sounds of the city, microphone test, World Trade Center, subway, 50th Street, Times Square, cigar, Laser Park Arcade, Crazy Taxi, Broadway City Arcade, Port Authority Bus Terminal, buying a snack, giving directions, Thursday, March 16, 2000, 10:00 AM, on the bus, more ambient sounds of the city, subway, Varick Street, got coffee from Jack, auto reverse, elevator, arrived at work.

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