Top 10 Hits | The Sounds of 1960

The radios used in the 1960 Oldsmobile predate the common use of transistors in car radios, and are instead powered by vacuum tubes.  When you turn one on, there’s a pause as the filaments in the radio warm up and begin to glow, amplifying the sound before it leaves the radio and heads for the speakers.  During that pause, you have a minute to think…ever wonder what would have played through those old tubes when the car was new?  I have, so I did a little research to find out, and this is the result–the Top 10 Billboard Hits of 1960.

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