CQ Hams Still Groovin' In The 60's domain for hams who are also interested in the music, TV shows and culture of that great decade, the 1960's. Over a year ago I integrated my love for amateur radio and 60's pop-rock music and television shows with the start of a weekly net on the 220 band.
John grew up during the 1950s/60s in South Bend, Indiana, graduating from high school in 1970. Four years later he earned a BA Degree from Indiana University in secondary education with a major in sociology and American history. Two summers were also spent studying at Uppsala University in Sweden where he has traveled subsequently several times.
Many months ago, I wrote an article entitled, "Help Solve A 60s Rock Group Mystery" (Who Were The Mustangs), humbly asking for anyones help in providing information about this 1960s instrumental rock group that had a hit single, "The Dartell Stomp" to which I was very fond. The story of The Mustangs begins in 1959 when 12 year old John Beach and schoolmate, Tommy Wright compete in a grammar school talent contest.
Test your knowledge of 60s music and tv trivia. These 60s brain teasers will make challenge your memory bank.
Did you know is a continuing column of facts about the 1960s. Interesting reading for baby boomers and Ham Radio enthusiasts.
Here you can test your knowledge of 60s music history. Join John Timmons.