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AM Gold: 1972

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 43

It takes a strong piece of music to overcome sub-par song lyrics. We're looking at you, America....

AM Gold: 1972

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 42

Wait, is that Neil Diamond on this week's AM Gold? Nope, it's just Gallery....

AM Gold: 1972

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 41

Thus begins our journey into AM Gold: 1972. And hey, look, Three Dog Night is still hanging around!...

AM Gold: 1971

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 40

Digging for Gold is turning forty! That's forty great installments, which is ten more than thirty!...

AM Gold: 1971

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 39

If you love sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll, then this is the AM Gold installment for you! OK, maybe not the rock 'n' roll part so much. But...

AM Gold: 1971

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 38

In this, the second installment of AM Gold: 1971, we tackle one of music's greatest mysteries. Just how many people are in Hamilton, Joe...

AM Gold: 1971

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 37

The first installment of AM Gold: 1971 features a fairly diverse range of pop -- from the manly swagger of Tom Jones, to the super-cheery...

AM Gold: 1970

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 36

And just like that, the first chapter of AM Gold in the 1970s is over....

AM Gold: 1970

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 35

Our look at the third batch of songs from AM Gold: 1970 serves up a healthy amount of bile for Mungo Jerry's "In the Summertime."...

AM Gold: 1970

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 34

We're back once again to review the second batch of songs from AM Gold's 1970 collection....

AM Gold: 1970

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 33

What better way to kick off a new decade of AM Gold than to sharpen our collective wit and come up with all the awful Bread jokes we can?...

AM Gold: 1969

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 32

The AM Gold express has reached the last station of the 1960s. Take a good look around, because we move on to the '70s next week!...

AM Gold: 1969

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 31

The third installment of our look at "AM Gold: 1969" is a grim one indeed. We can only imagine what it was like to hear these songs all the...

AM Gold: 1969

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 30

Say what you want about the Guess Who and Three Dog Night... because you may be talking about the other band anyway....

AM Gold: 1969

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 29

1969 --The year Hair dominated the American airwaves. The first of several Hair cover songs debuts on AM Gold this week....

AM Gold: 1968

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 28

Ready to wrap up our discussion of Time-Life's "AM Gold: 1968"? Too bad, we're going to talk about "American Pie" instead....

AM Gold: 1968

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 27

This week's look at AM Gold touches on Laura Nyro, the Bee Gees, and David Hasselhoff. Because that's just how we roll....

AM Gold: 1968

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 26

We're back after a brief pause for the holiday season, and we've got a couple of stone classics for you....

AM Gold: 1968

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 25

AM Gold: 1968 is here! And so is a new batch of songs to ignite the debate over just what Time-Life was thinking when they picked these...

AM Gold: 1967

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 24

And thus ends another year on our trolley ride through the land of Time-Life's "AM Gold: 1967."...

AM Gold: 1967

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 23

This week's look at AM Gold (1967) showcases the man, the myth, the mole -- Aaron Neville....

AM Gold: 1967

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 22

We’ve got some familiar names to review this week. Smokey Robinson and the Miracles return, as of course we’ve got another...

AM Gold: 1967

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 21

As we kick off our look at AM Gold: 1967, we begin with a discussion on the merits of Time-Life's track selection for the series....

AM Gold: 1966

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 20

Our look at Time-Life's "AM Gold" series chugs on with the final installment from 1966, featuring cuts from The Lovin' Spoonful and The...

AM Gold: 1966

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 19

We're one week away from the end of AM Gold: 1966, and for the Popdose staff it seems it couldn't come fast enough....

AM Gold: 1966

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 18

All of this week's AM Gold tunes but one were Top 10 hits in 1966. But only one of them was covered and surpassed by one Mr. Phil Collins....

AM Gold: 1966

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 17

The good ship AM Gold has arrived in 1966, and we're forced to confront an age-old question -- how do you separate art from the artist?...

AM Gold 1965

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 16

We bid adieu to 1965 and take up a debate on the merits of Shirley Bassey's "Goldfinger."...

AM Gold 1965

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 15

There's no denying the stone-cold classics found in this week's edition of AM Gold....

AM Gold 1965

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 14

We delve deeper into AM Gold's 1965 and find some genuine treasures....