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The Sounds of 1962.

Rock historian Ed Ward continues his look at the last four decades in rock. Today he turns the clock back to 1962.


The Grandfather of Soul

Rufus Thomas was a Memphis-based disc jockey who helped promote black music throughout the south. He also became a recording artist and producer who wrote dozens of dance hits. Rock historian Ed Ward has this profile.


The Soundtrack of Summer "Scrunch"

Rock historian Ed Ward says "scrunch" is that romantic longing you feel as summer races toward its end. He talks about the songs that typified this phenomenon for him over the decades.

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