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AM Gold: 1975

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 53

Disco, glam rock, and Leo Sayer are riding high on the charts, which can only mean one thing. It's time for AM Gold: 1975 baby!...

AM Gold: 1974

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 52

"This week certainly is no stunner, is it?"...

AM Gold: 1974

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 51

If there was any doubt that disco was quickly gaining traction in America in 1974, witness two of the three chart-topping songs highlighted...

AM Gold: 1974

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 50

We're up to week #50 in our AM Gold series. That's half of 100!...

AM Gold: 1974

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 49

1973 didn't end on such a high note for our humble AM Gold series, so maybe 1974 will pick things up nicely. Maybe....

AM Gold 1973

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 48

That's a wrap on AM Gold: 1973. This week may not offer a lot, but it does have David Foster!...

AM Gold 1973

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 47

Certainly you've noticed by now that we have good weeks and bad weeks here on Digging for Gold. This is definitely one of the good weeks....

AM Gold 1973

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 46

As we float like a mellow breeze into the second installment of AM: Gold 1973, we leave behind the deep analyses of the story-song and just...

AM Gold 1973

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 45

It's AM Gold: 1973! Get comfortable, folks, because we're feeling analytical this week....

AM Gold: 1972

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Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 44

The final installment of AM Gold: 1972 floats in on a summer breeze and gets really weird at the end....

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...

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Top of the Charts – March 15, 2012

On the top of the pops, everything changes...except the songs....

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 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 23

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