Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Gregg Freeby, who writes:
Heres another one for you. I know we are always watching for short wave radios in popular movies but what about pop music? Turns out Chuck Berry’s song, “Our Little Rendezvous” recorded in 1960 has a reference to a short wave radio. You can listen to it here:
How very cool! The grandfather of rock’n’roll never disappoints. Thank you for sharing, Gregg!
Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Mike Hansgen (K8RAT), who notes that a number of pirate stations have been playing Chuck Berry tributes tonight; these will, no doubt, continue into tomorrow night, as well.
Mike’s message prompted me to trigger a spectrum recording, as I’m currently on the road. I’ll pull out a portable tonight and listen live, but it’ll be nice to catch up with Chuck later as I play back my spectrum recordings. (This is why I love SDRs.)
Many thanks to the pirates who are paying tribute to the legend.
Rest in peace, Chuck. A toast to the grandfather of rock’n’roll.
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