Paul Clarke in UK - the 1970's

from 1970s Teenager: From Bell-Bottoms to Disco Dancing, pages 18-19:

Watching Top of the Pops was never a real pleasure when I was fourteen or fifteen. My parents were pretty good about letting me take over the TV at that time every Thursday, but neither of them could ever restrain themselves from making comments of the ‘Gawd, you can’t tell if it’s a boy or a girl!’ or ‘Blimey, what a racket!’ variety. It sounds silly now, but this sort of thing used to ruin the programme for me. My father in particular used to make jokes about my favourite singers or just stand there shaking his head in a sort of mime show. I would far rather have been able to …   more >>
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Simon Webb, 1970s Teenager: From Bell-Bottoms to Disco Dancing (Stroud, 2013), p. 18-19. accessed: 4 March, 2024

location of experience: UK


Paul Clarke

Listening to

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pop music

Experience Information

Date/Time the 1970's
Medium broadcast
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:39:26 +0100