With this, the fourth installment of our look at AM Gold: 1979, the Digging for Gold series comes to a close. Thanks to everyone for reading, listening, and mellowing with us!
One more. Just one more installment of Digging for Gold after this week’s and our journey through Time-Life’s AM Gold series is at an end. Here we go with the third batch of tracks from AM Gold: 1979.
Thanks to this week’s “Digging for Gold,” in which we look at the second batch of songs from AM Gold: 1979, you can now cross the words “shriveled testicles” off the list of phrases you thought you wouldn’t read on the internet today.
It’s 1979! That also means it’s the final year of our look at the AM Gold series.
That’s a wrap on AM Gold: 1978, friends. That means we have just one more year of Time-Life treasures to explore before our little experiment comes to an end. But as a wise man once said, all mellow things must come to an end. Or something like that.
This week’s installment of AM Gold: 1978 features no Bee Gees songs, but two songs written by the Brothers Gibb.
In the words of our own Jason Hare, esteemed curator of all things mellow, this second part of AM Gold: 1978 is, “seriously, the Mellow Goldiest list of all.”
We hope you’ve been enjoying our collective journey through the fields of AM Gold so far, because the end is nearly in sight.
It’s the beginning of the Carter Administration and the malaise has started in the world of AM Gold.
Say what you want about the cultural phenomenon that was Star Wars, but boy could you dance to its theme song.
One song in this room just filled the expanse with methane. Can you guess which one? – Dw. Dunphy, on seeing the second batch of songs for AM Gold: 1977.
This week’s AM Gold is dedicated to the memory of the late Hal David (May 25, 1921 — September 1, 2012).
We close out AM:Gold 1976 the only way possible – really mellow, man.
There’s only one way to truly appreciate this week’s AM Gold: 1976 entries, and that’s to listen once again to the famous Casey Kasem rant inspired by Henry Gross. RIP Snuggles.
Gasoline might have been in short supply in the ’70s, but mellow tunes were not.
As America celebrated its 200th birthday in 1976, two of its biggest hits were the theme song to a show about the 1950s and a retro disco number from a band recalling a fond night more than a decade earlier.
As we will learn in this, the fourth and final installment in AM Gold: 1975, few things inspire passion and raw emotion in us like… Glen Campbell and Carly Rae Jepsen?
This week’s installment proves, once and for all, that we are not the cynical, cold-hearted bunch we seem to be sometimes. Witness the praise heaped upon Captain & Tennille.
This week’s edition of Digging for Gold contains not one, but two references to Twilight. No reason why, that’s just how we roll at Popdose.
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!
“This week certainly is no stunner, is it?”
If there was any doubt that disco was quickly gaining traction in America in 1974, witness two of the three chart-topping songs highlighted this week. And then check out “Seasons in the Sun” so we don’t have to again.
We’re up to week #50 in our AM Gold series. That’s half of 100!
1973 didn’t end on such a high note for our humble AM Gold series, so maybe 1974 will pick things up nicely. Maybe.
That’s a wrap on AM Gold: 1973. This week may not offer a lot, but it does have David Foster!
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.
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 enjoy some great tunes.
It’s AM Gold: 1973! Get comfortable, folks, because we’re feeling analytical this week.
The final installment of AM Gold: 1972 floats in on a summer breeze and gets really weird at the end.
It takes a strong piece of music to overcome sub-par song lyrics. We’re looking at you, America.