January 4, 1936

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1936, the first pop music chart based on national sales was published by ‘Billboard’ magazine. Parents of teenage children immediately began complaining about the loud ‘Big Band’ music being played on the radio and the vigorous dancing these kids were up to these days.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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One Response to January 4, 1936

  1. Grumpy Old Man says:

    In MY day we didn’t go for all this catterwalling and nonsense. We had REAL music, not this noisy modern stuff with its clarinets and what not. Back then we knew how to be proper and respectable too. There weren’t none of that anything goes attitude that these kids today have. No girl back in my day would DREAM of going around with her ankles all exposed like that. Shameful, I say, just SHAMEFUL. Who knows what kind of wickedness that sort of thing might lead to?

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